UPDATE 1 | Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The RESEARCH FIRE is located northwest of County Road 179 (CR179) in Lubbock County, Texas, which ignited this afternoon around 1400 hours CT.

Texas A&M Forest Service is in Unified Command with local volunteer fire districts. (VFDs).

There have been 50 acres of grass and shrubs that have been consumed. A 15% containment status has been reached.

The weather forecasted this evening is high and shifting winds.

Fire resources will continue to mop up and patrol the area.

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