New TX Wildfire | Daphne Prairie Fire

FRANKLIN COUNTY, TEXAS

UPDATE 1 | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2021 | 1530 PT

A wildfire that began on Friday, February 5th around 1618 CST has burned about 662 acres of brush and timber. Fire crews have reached a ninety-percent containment of the fire perimeter and twenty-percent of the overall containment inside fire lines.

The wildfire is named the DAPHNE PRAIRIE FIRE.

Credit | Texas A&M Forest Service

The incident is located about three miles north of Highway 67 and just off of FM 1896 in Franklin County, Texas.

Resources include crews from the Texas A&M Forest Service which is in Unified Command with local Volunteer Fire Districts (VFDs). The Incident Commander (IC) is Cody Mayo with the TA&MFS.

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