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Texas Forest Service responded to 7 new fires today:

Hardin County, No. 295 – 10 acres. No threats.

Jasper County, No. 296 – 4 acres. No threats. Fire is under investigation.

Jasper County, No. 297 – 1 acre. No threats. Fire is under investigation.

Jasper County, No. 298 – 5 acres. No threats. Fire is under investigation.

Cherokee County, No. 136 – 8 acres. Four structures are threatened. Fire is under investigation.

Newton County, Toledo Bend Fire No. 299 – 130 acres, no structures threatened. Fire is 100 percent contained.

Tyler County, No. 300 – 1 acre. One home and one outbuilding are threatened. No further information.

CARRYOVER FIRES

PK COMPLEX – The Southern Area Red Team continues to assist with managing the PK Complex.  For information about the PK Complex, please check www.inciweb.org or call 404-354-4775 or 404-354-5027.  Information lines are staffed from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The complex is currently 25 percent contained at 147,973 acres. There are 584 personnel assigned to the fire, including four crews, 100 engines and 13 helicopters. 
Cherokee County, No. 135 – 3 acres. Fire is reported to be contained and controlled. Cause is under investigation.

Freestone County, No. 108 – 78 acres. Will continue to monitor fire area for reburn.

Deaf Smith County, Adrian Fire – 1,000 acres. One home was initially threatened. Fire is 100% contained. Crews still monitoring fire area.

Tyler County, CR 4600 Fire (No. 285) – 130 acres. 100 percent contained. Cause under investigation.

Stephens County, Mossy Rock Ranch Fire – 800 acres, 95 percent contained.

Shackleford County, Sedwick Fire – 30 acres. Fire is 100 percent contained. Fire is declared 100 percent controlled today.

Travis County, Pinnacle Fire – 100 acres. Fire declared 100 percent contained and controlled today.

Jones County, CR 310 – 100 acres, 100 percent contained. Fire declared 100 percent controlled today.

Jack County, Bryson Fire Complex, two fires – 7,500 acres. Initially, 14 businesses and 140 home and outbuildings were threatened and 70 people were evacuated. 95 percent contained.

Motley County, Middle Pease Fire – 400 acres. Fire 100 percent contained and controlled today.

Tyler and Hardin Counties, Pipeline Fire (No. 260) – 7,091 acres, fire had two heads at one time. Operations are progressing normally with crews working NW corner. Estimated 90 percent containment.

Wichita County Complex – 11,785 acres in three separate fires. Fire is declared 100 percent contained and controlled today.

Stonewall, Knox and King Counties, Swenson Fire – 122,500 acres, 90 percent contained. Expect fire to be declared controlled later today.

Archer County, Dads Corner Fire – 6100 acres. Fire 100 percent contained and controlled today.

Kent, Stonewall, Fisher and Scurry Counties – Cooper Mountain Ranch Fire – 162,625 acres, 90 mile perimeter. 90 percent contained. There were four homes lost previously.

Eastland County, CR 104 – 2,000 acres, 5 homes and 1 vehicle previously destroyed. !00 % contained. Fire declared 100 percent controlled today.

Dimmit County, Diamond H Fire – 115 acres. Fire declared 100% contained and controlled today.

Lubbock County, Double Rainbow Fire – 50 acres. Fire is declared 100% contained and controlled today.

Garza County, Southwest Royal Fire – 2,000 acres, 100 percent contained. Fire 100 percent controlled today.

Jones County, North Hamlin Fire – 50 acres, 100 percent contained. 100% controlled today.

Jack County, Dewebber Fire – 20 acres, 100 percent contained. Fire declared 100 percent controlled today.

WEST TEXAS TRANS PECOS COMPLEX – The Southern Area Incident Management Blue Team is continuing to assist with management of active fires in the Trans Pecos Complex.  For more information on these and other fires in West Texas, contact C.J. Norvell, Blue Team Public Information Officer at 432-688-9234 or [email protected].

Most Active Fires:
Coke County – Wildcat Fire north of San Angelo
Current acreage: 159,308 acres 75 percent contained

Jeff Davis County – Rockhouse Fire near Fort Davis
Current acreage: 202,150 acres 75 percent contained
High resolution maps are available at: ftp://ftp.nifc.gov/Incident_Specific_Data/SOUTHERN/Texas/Trans_Pecos_Complex/Information/ or ftp://ftp.nifc.gov/Incident_Specific_Data/SOUTHERN/Texas/Trans_Pecos_Complex/GIS/Products/20110419/

For information on road closures please go to http://www.dot.state.tx.us/travel/road_conditions.htm or call 800

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