|3/23/2017 10:15:00 AM|
Critical fire weather conditions present over Western Texas
Critical fire weather conditions will be present over portions of Western Texas and the Panhandle beginning today and continuing through Friday.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued an
|3/13/2017 02:40:00 PM|
Lone Star State Incident Management Team Deployed to North West Texas
Lone Star State
Incident Management Team Deployed to North West Texas
Mar. 13, 2017—MERKEL, Texas—The Lone Star State Incident
Management Team from Texas A&M Forest Service has set up an incident coordination
center in Merkel, Texas to support wildfire response in the western half of
|3/7/2017 02:45:00 PM|
Texas and Great Plains wildfires spurred by dry, windy conditions
March 7, 2017 — AMARILLO, Texas — Multiple wildfires are still burning across the Texas Panhandle following yesterday’s elevated fire conditions across the Southern Plains.
Texas A&M Forest Service responded to three large fires for 325,680 acres.
The Dumas Complex Fire, in Potter County near the city
|2/27/2017 02:10:00 PM|
City of Dallas completes Community Wildfire Protection Plan
The city of Dallas has developed a plan to reduce risks and better prepare for wildfires.
Dallas, a major metropolitan area in Texas, is the 53 rd city in the state to complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP).
|2/24/2017 11:55:00 AM|
Drones slow wildfire response and ground firefighting aircraft
With the Texas winter wildfire season upon us, officials at Texas A&M Forest Service are responding to an increase in wildfire frequency across the state. Yesterday, two Single Engine Air Tankers (SEATS) responding to a wildfire in Erath County were grounded due to the presence of a drone in the wildfire perimeter.