Big Bend News

Fort Davis fire consumes 22,053 acres and is 15% contained

The Texas Forest Service issued this update at about 1 PM today. Size: 22,053 acres Location: Approximately 20 miles west of Fort Davis, Texas County: Jeff Davis Start Date: April 30, 2018 Containment: 15% Cause: Lightning Total Personnel: 265 The fire is burning in brush and grass in steep terrain east of Valentine, northwest of Marfa and west of Fort Davis, […]