Young Co. - Rocky Mound Fire reported to Texas Forest Service at 05:00 this morning, location N33 10.063 W98 28.759. Bulldozers and engines were dispatched at 05:00, Air Attack and investigators have been requested. Three homes and one structure were saved while one home was lost. Approximately 45 acres have burned. Fire is 75% contained.
Stephens Co. Breckenridge Fire (called Convenience Store Fire by local VFDs). Reported to Texas Forest Service at 12:35, fire is located near the town of Breckenridge having burned around it to the north. An apartment complex is threatened and evacuations are in process. Texas Forest Service has committed a task force and supervisors. This fire is estimated to have burned 3, 200 acres and is 20% contained.
Jones Co. - Carriker Fire reported to Texas Forest Service at 11:52, location N32 33.70 W 100 06.62. The fire is reported to be 50 acres in size and is 70% contained.. Two homes are threatened. Texas Forest Service committed a task force and supervisors all of which have been released.
Brown Co. - Grosvenor Fire. Texas Forest Service has dispatched a task force and supervisors to this fire that is located off FM585 at CR 110 north of Bangs. There are several structures threatened. This fire is estimated at over 1,000 acres and is about 5% contained. One structure has been confirmed lost and an additional 35 are threatened.
Young Co. - Cement Mountain Fire. Texas Forest Service has dispatched task forces and supervisors to this fire which is located off Cement Mountain Road off US380. This fire has burned over 3,000 acres and has resulted in the evacuation of 100 homes. This fire has crossed over into Jack County and is threatening sub-divisions around Bryson.
Callahan Co. - Steel Fire is holding at 50 acres and is 90% contained. Locals are staffing the fire today, all Texas Forest Service resources have been released. There were 200 homes and multiple outbuildings saved while three motor homes, 3 travel trailers and 4 outbuildings lost.
Young Co. - Phillips II Fire is 25 acres and is still active although it is 75% contained. High winds have caused ten spots to cross containment lines; however our firefighters have succeeded in catching all of them so far. Bulldozers constructed two contingency lines that can be used to contain the fire should it escape the existing containment line.
Eastland Co. - Cedar Mountain Fire. This fire was originally 60 acres but escaped containment lines and burned an additional 7,000 acres making it an estimated 7,060 acres. Containment is less than 25%. No structures lost.