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Monday, April 14, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 7 fires for 193 acres. 

Friday, April 11, 2014 
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to seven fires for 35 acres.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for one acre in Hunt County.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to six fires for 64.8 acres.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 1 acre in Anderson County.

Monday, April 7, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to two fires for 77 acres.

Friday, April 4, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for 2 acres.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires.  One fire in Foard Co. was 200 acres and is 50% contained.  The second fire in San Augustine Co. had no acreage reported.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for 166 acres, including a 115-acre fire in Pecos Co.

Monday, March 31, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 8 fires for 5,628 acres, including a 5,200 acre fire in Lipscomb County. That fire is 90 percent contained.

Friday, March 28, 2014
Yesterday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires. 

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for 2.25 acres in East Texas.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 11 acres in East Texas.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service  responded to 1 fire for 2 acres in Bowie County.

Monday, March 24, 2014 
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for 102 acres in East Texas.

Friday, March 21, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to six fires for 23 acres in East Texas.

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 2 acres.  The Higgins fire (3/18/14)  in Lipscomb County is 90% contained at 29,611 acres.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 7 fires for 3024.3 acres.  The largest was the 3,000+ acre Higgins fire in Lipscomb County.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 2 acres in Shelby County.

Monday, March 17, 2014
Since Thursday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 14 fires for 296.5 acres in East Texas.

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 16 fires for 260 acres.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for 168 acres, including a 165-acre fire in Wilbarger County.  That fire is 90 percent contained.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for 185 acres, including a 162-acre fire in Randall Co.  TFS and Texas Parks and Wildlife personnel continue to work a 16-acre fire in Palo Duro Canyon.

Monday, March 10, 2014
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for 22 acres in East Texas.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - Friday, March 7, 2014
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday. 

Monday, March 3, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for 1,222 acres, including a 1,220-acre fire in Nolan County.

Friday, February 28, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 8 acres in Rusk County.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - Thursday, February 27, 2014
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for six acres in Cherokee County.

Monday, February 24, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 18 fires for 1,718.7 acres, including a 1,500 acre fire in Val Verde County.

Friday, February 21, 2014 
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 7 fires for 47.7 acres.

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Yesterday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to four fires for 45 acres.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to four fires for 53 acres.

Monday, February 17, 2014
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 10 fires for 220 acres. 

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - Friday, February 14, 2014
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Monday, February 3, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 6 fires for 28 acres in East Texas.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Friday, January 31, 2014
Yesterday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 2 acres in Upshur County. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 3 fires for 23 acres in East Texas. 

Monday, January 27, 2014
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 4 fires for 8 acres. 

Friday, January 24, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for eight acres in East Texas. 

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to eight fires for 29 acres.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 8 fires for 95.2 acres in East Texas.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 24 fires for 147 acres.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to nine fires for 56 acres in East Texas. 

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 106.5 acres.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to nine fires for 90 acres in East Texas.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for six acres in East Texas.

Monday, January 13, 2014
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to four fires for 16.5 acres. 

Friday, January 10, 2014
Thursday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service on wildfires. 

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Wednesday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 16 acres in Jasper County.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for 14 acres in East Texas.

Tuesday, January 7, 2013
Yesterday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Monday, January 6, 2014
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to four fires for 19 acres.

Friday, January 3, 2014
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 2 fires for 14.6 acres.

Thursday, January 2, 2014
Since Tuesday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 1 fire for 20 acres in Anderson County.

Friday, December 20, 2013 - Monday, December 30, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for 18 acres in East Texas.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 70 acres in Nacogdoches County.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for three acres in Marion County.

Friday, December 6, 2013 - Monday, December 16, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 15 acres in Trinity County.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 10 acres in Angelina County.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Yesterday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Monday, December 2, 2013
Since last Thursday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 2 fires for 30 acres in East Texas.

Friday, November 22, 2013 - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
There were no requests for assistance from Texas A&M Forest Service on wildfires.

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 5 acres in San Augustine County.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for six acres in Cherokee County.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 4 acres in Rusk County. 

Monday, November 18, 2013
Since Friday there have been no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - Friday, November 15, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires. 

Monday, November 04, 2013 - Friday, November 08, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.  

Friday, November 1, 2013
There were no requests for assistance from Texas A&M Forest Service on wildfires yesterday.

Thursday, October 31, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Monday, October 28, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 1 fire for 3 acres in Harrison County.

Friday, October 25, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for five acres in San Jacinto County.

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 1 acre in Newton County.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for one acre in Newton County. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Monday, October 21, 2013
Since Friday there have been no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Friday, October 18, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Monday, October 14, 2013 
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 3 fires for 10.2 acres.

Friday, October 11, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for five acres in East Texas.

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for three acres in Hunt County and assisted on a 10-acre U.S. Forest Service fire in Angelina County.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 4 fires for 22.7 acres.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for five acres in East Texas.

Monday, October 7, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 7 new fires for 79 acres.

Friday, October 4, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Thursday, October 3, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
There were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires yesterday.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Yesterday there were no requests for Texas A&M Forest Service assistance on wildfires.

Monday, September 30, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three new fires for nine acres. 

Friday, September 27, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for 85 acres.

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to six fires for 31 acres.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 58.10 acres.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 8 acres in Upshur county.

Monday, September 23, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one new fire for three acres. 

Friday, September 20, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for 101 acres in East Texas.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to nine fires for 209 acres.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013  
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for 42 acres.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 11 fires for 136 acres.

 Monday, September 16, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 23 fires for 168.59 acres. 

Friday, September 13, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 12 fires for 151.1 acres. 

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 57.6 acres.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 7 fires for 164.6 acres.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 9 fires for 128.5 acres.

Friday, September 06, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 6 fires for 80.8 acres.

Thursday, September 05, 2013
 Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 6 fires for 70.4 acres.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 105.5 acres.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 6 fires for 204.2 acres, including a 136 acre in Jefferson County.

Monday, September 02, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 26 fires for 401 acres.

Friday, August 30, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for nine acres.

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 10 acres.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 4 fires for 81 acres.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to five fires for nine acres. 

Monday, August 26, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 13 fires for 336.66 acres, including a large 309 acre fire in Crockett County. 

Friday, August 23, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 2 fires for 3.2 acres.

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 12 fires for 53.10 acres. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 9 fires for 23 acres. 

Monday, August 19, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 18 fires for 179 acres, including a 49 acre fire in Cherokee County.

Friday, August 16, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 4 fires for 250 acres, including a 200 acre fire in Mason County and a 45 acre fire in Red River County. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 3 fires for 6 acres.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 2 fires for 35 acres.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 9 fires for 60 acres in East Texas.

Monday, August 12, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 22 fires for 303 acres, including large fires in Nacogdoches and Hunt counties.

Friday, August 9, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 9 fires for 65 acres.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 5 fires for 53 acres.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 11 fires for 168 acres, including a 60 acre fire in Hunt County.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 14 new fires for 120 acres, including a 60 acre fire in Milam County. 

Monday, August 5, 2013
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 20 fires for 363 acres, including a 101 acre fire in Bowie County.

Friday, August 2, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for 3.5 acres in East Texas.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 4 new fires for 30 acres. The Mount Pleasant Fire, in Bastrop County, is now 90 percent contained.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 6 new fires for 48 acres.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 9 fires for 319 acres, including the 229 acre Mount Pleasant Fire in Bastrop County. The fire is currently 50 percent contained, homes were evacuated. 

8:12 a.m. Monday, June 3
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to one fire for nine acres in Cherokee County.

7:58 a.m. Thursday, May 30
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for four acres in Rusk County.

7:50 a.m. Wednesday, May 29
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 11 acres in Hardin County. 

8:32 a.m. Tuesday, May 28
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to three fires for 714 acres, the largest being a 700-acre fire in Hall County.

8:03 a.m. Friday, May 24
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 30 acres in Taylor County.

8:03 a.m. Thursday, May 23
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for one acre in Rusk County. 

7:47 a.m. Tuesday, May 21
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for four acres in Morris County.

7:57 a.m. Monday, May 20
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to three fires for six acres. A TFS short team is in place in Hood County assisting the DDC with tornado response.

8:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 7
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for seven acres in Van Zandt County. 

8:13 a.m. Monday, May 6
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 17 fires for 201 acres.

8:00 a.m. Monday, April 29
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for one acre.

8:05 a.m. Thursday, April 24
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for three acres.

7:56 a.m. Wednesday, April 24
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for one acre.  

8:16 a.m. Tuesday, April 23
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for six acres. 

8:08 a.m. Monday, April 22
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to six fires for 181 acres, including a 115 acre fire in Tyler County. 

7:45 a.m. Friday, April 19
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 44.2 acres in Medina County. 

7:57 a.m. Thursday, April 18
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for 13.5 acres in East Texas.

A TFS short team has deployed to Waco in support of the West fertilizer plant explosion.

8:04 a.m. Tuesday, April 16
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to two fires for 447 acres, including the 446-acre Lone Oak #2 Fire in Young County. That fire is now 90 percent contained.   

8:11 a.m. Monday, April 15
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to six fires for 28 acres in East Texas.

8:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three fires for 16 acres.  

8:24 a.m. Monday, April 8
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to six fires for 23 acres.  

 8:04 a.m. Monday, April 1
Since Friday Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to seven fires for 86.5 acres.

8:04 a.m. Friday, March 29
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to four fires for 21 acres.

8:14 a.m. Tuesday, March 26
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 10 fires for 82 acres.  

8:20 a.m. Monday, March 25
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to six fires for 48 acres.  

7:56 a.m. Friday, March 22
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to one fire for 5 acres in San Augustine County.

7:59 a.m. March 21
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to six fires for 86 acres in East Texas.

8:03 a.m. Tuesday, March 19
Yesterday Texas A&M Forest Service responded to four fires for 103 acres in East Texas. 

8:28 a.m. Monday, March 18
Since Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to 37 fires for 494 acres, including a 132-acre fire in Sabine County.

8:20 a.m. Thursday, March 14:
Yesterday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 10 fires for 209 acres, including a 100-acre fire in Cass County.

1:56 p.m. Friday, March 8:
The State Operations Center is reporting that the Iron Bridge Park Fire in Bell and Coryell counties burned 503 acres and is contained. All assets have been released.

8:10 a.m. Friday, March 8:
Yesterday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 10 fires for 100 acres.  

7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 7:
Iron Bridge Park Fire is holding at 60 percent containment, estimated at 475 acres.

3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7:
Containment dropped to 50 percent on Iron Bridge Park Fire. The fire broke out/jumped river on north end. Crews are engaging, no additional resources requested at this time. 

8:06 a.m. Thursday, March 7:
Yesterday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to nine fires for 79 acres in Southeast Texas.

3:24 p.m. Wednesday, March 6:
The Iron Bridge Park Fire in Bell County is 405 acres and 60 percent contained.  

12:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 6:
The Iron Bridge Park Fire in Bell County is 260 acres and 45 percent contained. Nine homes have been saved.

8:24 a.m. Wednesday, March 6:
Yesterday, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to 11 fires for 178 acres. The Iron Bridge Park Fire in Bell County is now 260 acres and 40 percent contained.      

 

2013 fire statistics (figures shown are from Jan. 1, 2013, to Sept. 1, 2013, unless otherwise noted): 
Fires:  
7,598 (Texas Forest Service (TFS) and local fire departments (FD) 
711 (TFS) 
6,877 (FD)          

Acres Burned:  
45,963 (TFS and FD) 
11,165 (TFS) 
34,799 (FD) 
(Previous records: 3,993,716 acres in 2011 and 2,105,361 acres in 2005-2006.)

Property Destroyed:
Homes: 23
Other structures: 51
Total: 74

Property Saved 
Homes: 2,304
Other structures: 327
Total: 2,631

  

2011 fire season statistics (Nov. 15, 2010-Oct. 31, 2011):
31,453 fires
4,011,709 acres
38,962 homes saved
2,947 homes destroyed
13,058 other structures saved
2,804 other structures destroyed

Southern Plains Outbreaks (as determined by the National Weather Service): 
Feb. 27
March 22
April 3, 9, 14, 15, 26
May 24
June 20
More information about Southern Plains Outbreak Pattern can be found at texasfirestorm.org

Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) responses: 
13 mobilizations
207 departments
1,534 firefighters
432 engines

Resources mobilized from 50 states and Puerto Rico: 
16,690 personnel
126 crews
244 dozers
986 engines
255 aircraft

Aviation statistics: 
16,912 flight hours
54,192 drops
28,184,363 gallons of water
5,972,377 gallons of retardant
34,156,740 total gallons of water and retardant