Hwy 90/67 west of Alpine closed again, at approximately 3:30 pm. Fire has been named by officials the Gage Holland fire, after the ranch on which it started, just west of Paisano Pass. As of 3:50 pm, according to Alpine Fire Chief Mark Scudder who is also Incident Commander, the […]
New wildfire burning just west of Alpine: HWY 67/90 west out of Alpine closed, Sunny Glen being evacuated
Around noon today, a Union Pacific Railroad crew reported a wildfire burning on the railroad tracks just west of Alpine. By about 12:30 pm, from downtown Alpine, a black plume of smoke was visible to the west. The fire appears to have started about a mile west of the rest […]
Former U.S. President George W. Bush, seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, and U.S. Army Major Sergeant Major Chris Self (from left to right, above) held a press conference this morning in Lajitas. Along with 13 other wounded veterans, the trio just completed the last leg of a three-day, […]
Brewster County Emergency Services Coordinator Tom Santry reported that there will be a presentation of the “READY, SET, GO!- Your Personal Wildfire Action Plan” on Tuesday May 10, 2011 at 7 p.m. The location will be announced as soon as is available. For more information, download this document.