Texas’ #CrownMountainFire Holding | 1

CROWN MOUNTAIN FIRE

Update 1 – May 15, 2017

  • Discovered 5/14/2017 1030 Hours
  • Burning in Juniper Canyon area of Big Bend National Park
  • Burning in back country of Park
  • Possible cause is lightning from previous evening
  • 1,044 estimated acres
  • 60% containment status
  • Type 3 IMT arrived May 15, 2017
  • On-scene/en route:  (5) Type 1 crews, (1) Type 2 handcrew and (1) helitack crews.  Miscellaneous overhead team and support personnel.
  • Facilities in the Chiso Basin facilities closed
  • Campgrounds also closed.

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