The Wildfire Report August 2, 2018

The Central Texas fires are almost all out now. The Park Road Fire in Burnet County, that took in 557 acres is now listed as 90% contained with just mop up work going on.

Other fires that are going in the state are at Nacogdoches where a 150 acre fire is 50% controlled, and small fires at Hylton Ranch (45 acres)in west Texas and Hughes (93 acres) along the Red River at the Oklahoma border are about out at 90% controlled.

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, it’s the 200th day of the Texas wildfire season. To date, TFS and local fire departments report 6,596 wildfires for 461,385 acres burned. Another dry, breezy spell is increasing the potential for wildfire activity.

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