NEW WILDFIRE: Lemmond Fire in TX Territory

FIRE SUMMARY

A fire burning tall grass and brush started on private property has quickly turned into a large wildfire in the Texas A&M Forest Service territory.

Start date and time are unknown at this time of this posting.

Cause and if any injuries are also unavailable.

CURRENT CONDITIONS

The fire currently has minimal fire behavior, however has scorched 640 acres and is being reportedly threatening structures.

Fire Fact:

Since 2005 (up to 2/7/2017), TX A&M Forest Service has on record 177,810 wildfires spanning up to almost 10 million acres. (Source: TX Farm Bureau)

Firefighters have successfully reached a 75% containment status.

RESOURCES

There are currently 8 personnel along with 1 engine assigned to this incident.

COST-TO-DATE

Fire suppression costs have reached up to $1,000.00.

 

 

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