Tag Archives: Fire
Volunteer Fire Departments from Fort Davis and Marfa on Wednesday responded to a 52-acre grass fire outside Fort Davis, near the intersection of highways 118 and 17.
The DMR volunteer fire department is adding a transformed military tractor-trailer to their small fleet of firefighting vehicles. The department received the former military truck and a $20,000 grant for an attachable water tank that holds 700 gallons of water. … Continue reading
Weekend rains across Far West Texas helped slow the growth of the Coyote Fire burning in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, though there’s a Red Flag Fire Warning in effect for the area Monday due to a forecast of drier and windier conditions. The … Continue reading
Friday 4 PM: The wildland fire north of Fort Davis is 90% contained. The fire ran up in some rocky areas and died down. Crews did arrive from Fort Stockton. No structures were damaged. There are a few hot spots left, but … Continue reading
The “Powerline Fire” that burned almost 1,800 acres in Big Bend National Park last week was fully contained on Friday (February 5). That fire was sparked from a downed powerline last Monday with heavy winds and dry conditions across the … Continue reading
Firefighters are getting a handle on the “Powerline Fire” that’s burned more than 1,700 acres in Big Bend National Park this week. The park said Friday morning the fire was 75% contained and had stopped actively spreading. Park spokesperson David … Continue reading