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2011 TEXAS WILDFIRES - INDEX (incl Shelter listings)

Organization:
Facility Type: Info/Hotline
Status: Open

Address:
Various, TX 00000

Region:Central
County/Parish:Various










This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

COUNTY SITES:

BASTROP - (includes re-entry & Missing persons)
http://www.co.bastrop.tx.us/
http://renewbastrop.com
http://disaster.itfortress.com/

GRIMES -
http://www.co.grimes.tx.us/ips/cms/EMERGENCYMANAGMENT/

Hays County Fire & Evacuation Information -
http://www.co.hays.tx.us/
http://www.co.hays.tx.us/index.php/living-and-visiting/recent-news/hays-county-fire-evacuation-information/

MONTGOMERY - (includes return & volunteer info)
http://www.mctxoem.org/go/site/1945/

WALLER - (includes re-entry)
http://www.co.waller.tx.us/ips/cms

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Open Shelter listing:
http://weareaustin.com/fulltext/?nxd_id=176387
http://www.kvue.com/home/Fire-Evacuations--129237203.html

HOUSING FOR EVACUEE'S (FREE OR DISCOUNTED) - 2011 TX WILDFIRES - INDEX
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/8908

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Donation drop spots, emergency links:
http://renewbastrop.com/id4.html
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/8934
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MONTGOMERY & WALLER COUNTY. surrounding couties
MUCH INFORMATION -
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gQLxMLl7Ty334mpAZtGRjCvQaTzc0lEGNZ611rG651A/edit?hl=en_US&pli=1

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SHELTERS FOR ANIMALS:

o Montgomery Co Animal Shelter said that "strays" are brought in are only held for 4 days and then put up for adoption. So if you have a displaced pet, please check there first.. 936-442-7738
o Waller County Fair Grounds FM 359 South , Hempstead, TX 77445
o Magnolia Arena on Friendship Lane is available for horses and show animals.
o The Wharton County Youth Fair in Crescent Texas is accepting evacuated livestock and folks in RVs. For more information, contact the Wharton County Youth Fair 979-677-3350.
o Texas Blessings Animal Rescue has trailers to help move livestock to safety if needed. Wharton County Fairgrounds and Brackenridge at Edna are offering stalls and RV hookups for displaced animals and their owners. Please call us day or night if you need emergency help. (361) 588-2143
o Sam Houston Race Park has offered stalls to anyone who needs them, you will need to bring your own bedding, buckets, feed, hay and webbing for the front of the stall. Call 281-807-8700 to arrange for someone to open the gate.

ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK:

o Circle S Hardware will be accepting donations for FEED & SUPPLIES for all the animals displaced by the wildfires. 281-356-7970 located at 27206 Fm 2978. They are not accepting monetary donations.

o WD Feed and Supply is taking any and all cat, dog, horse, cow, bird and any other animal feed you can donate. Also taking monetary donations. They have an account specifically for fire victims. We are coordinating with all evacuation sites to get items where they are most needed. They can be contacted at 832-454-2515.
o WALLER FAIRGROUNDS IS REQUESTING ASSISTANCE WITH DONATIONS.

(SEE DOC LINK FOR MORE INFO)

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Austin Disaster Relief Network
Key Phone Numbers for ADRN
Victim Hotline: 512-331-2600
Volunteer/Donation/Questions Hotline: 512-331-2200
https://www.facebook.com/ADRNTX

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UPDATED: Bastrop County fires forcing evacuations
Sunday, September 4, 2011 (SEE FULL DETAILS AT:
http://bastropadvertiser.com/2011/09/04/bastrop-county-fires-forcing-evacuations

The county has two information lines for citizens to call and ask about the extent of the damage in their areas. The numbers are 332-8856 and 332-8814.

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RED CROSS
Bastrop Fire Information Line (512) 332-8814 OR (512) 332-8856
Pedernales One Fire (512) 753-2180

Texas Road Closures
http://www.txdot.gov/travel/road_conditions.htm

RED CROSS -
http://www.centex.redcross.org/index.asp?IDCapitulo=F9ZLZNZ3KD

SAFE & WELL (Register)
https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php

DONATIONS food, clothing listed-

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DONATION DROP-OFF POINTS: (CHECK for volunteer Opportunities)
http://renewbastrop.com/id4.html

Help Our County -
Montgomery and Liberty County
http://helpourcounty.org/
* BOY SCOUTS -
http://www.bsacac.org/firerelief
* RED CROSS -
http://www.centex.redcross.org/index.asp?IDCapitulo=F9ZLZNZ3KD
* Lists How to help -
http://www.kvue.com/news/Austin-area-wildfire-donations-129263013.html
* Distribution Center for Victims of Bastrop County Fires -
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Distribution-Center-for-Victims-of-Bastrop-County-Fires/186233514781271
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September 05, 2011
* Wildfire relief in Central Texas (updated)
http://blue-dot-blues.blogspot.com/2011/09/wildfire-relief-in-central-texas.html

OTHER LISTS AT:
> ADRN
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/6442
> other areas
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/8887

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FACEBOOK (Index Links collection)
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/8889

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COVERAGE -
http://austin.ynn.com/content/central_texas_wildfires/
http://bastropadvertiser.com/
http://www.texas-fire.com/
http://www.ksla.com/category/220492/arklatex-wildfires

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FEMA Defends No More Help Over Texas Wildfires
May 4, 2011
http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politics/Perry-White-House-Denies-Disaster-Status-for-Wildfires-121226234.html?dr
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Tornadoes leave destruction in East, Central Texas
April 26, 2011
http://www.statesman.com/news/texas/tornadoes-leave-destruction-in-east-central-texas-1434428.html
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http://governor.state.tx.us/news/press-release/16010/
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Additionally, volunteer organizations including the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief have been providing resources, supplies and shelter to first responders and fire victims in the impacted areas.

The State Operations Center has been partially activated and continues to work closely with the Texas Forest Service, National Weather Service and other state and local entities to monitor this severe wildfire threat.

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SALVATION ARMY -
http://www.salvationarmytexas.org/news/the-salvation-army-providing-round-the-clock-support-at-wildfire-locations-in-texas/

Monetary donations to support The Salvation Army Texas Wildfire Relief can be made by mail to P.O.Box 36607, Dallas, TX 75235, by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY or online at www.salvationarmyusa.org.

http://facebook.com/salvationarmytexas

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RED CROSS -
http://www.centex.redcross.org/noticias.asp?SN=14296&OP=14299&IDCapitulo=F9ZLZNZ3KD

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Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM)
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/index.htm

ROAD CLOSURES -
For information on road closures please go to http://www.dot.state.tx.us/travel/road_conditions.htm or call 800 452-9292.

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MAPS -

FIRE (sitrep) google map -
http://ticc.tamu.edu/Response/FireActivity/default.aspx

BURN BAN - counties shown
http://tfsfrp.tamu.edu/wildfires/decban.png

INCIWEB - (includes Map & sitrep)
http://www.inciweb.org/unit/4502/

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COVERAGE -

Already-Massive Texas Wildfire Grows -
April 19, 2011
http://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/Already-Massive_Texas_Wildfire_Grows_120204709.html
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Wildfire Evacuations: Are You Ready?How to Prepare a Wildfire Action Plan For Your Family -
http://www.ktxs.com/news/27590097/detail.html
note -
Usually evacuations are ordered by a county judge, but they say it's challenging to get the word out. You may receive word from law enforcement and firefighters who go door to door, but you can also get the warning from local media and even NOAA weather radios.
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Wildfires causing breathing problems -
April 18, 2011
http://www.wfaa.com/news/health/Wildfires-can-cause-breathing-problems-120129454.html
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Fires continue in the Big Country -
April 18, 2011
http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/apr/18/fires-continue/?partner=yahoo_feeds
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CNN -
Fires burn across Texas with no end in sight
April 18, 2011
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/04/18/texas.forest.fires/index.html?hpt=T2

IREPORTS -
Have you been affected by wildfires? Send photos, videos
http://ireport.cnn.com/ir-topic-stories.jspa?topicId=16940

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Official: Texas crews rush to fend off 'perfect storm for wildfires'
April 17, 2011
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/04/17/texas.forest.fires/index.html

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FATALITY -
http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/DPS-now-investigating-death-of-Eastland-firefighter-119984919.html

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TEXAS FIRE DEPARTMENTS -
http://www.firefightingnews.com/fdDirectoryList-US.cfm?statecodeID=TX

NEWS -
http://www.firefightingnews.com/statesDetails-US.cfm?statecodeID=51&statename=Texas&abrev=TX

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SITUATION REPORTS -
http://txforestservice.tamu.edu/main/default.aspx?dept=news&news_coll=otherHeadlines

INCIWEB - (includes Map & sitrep)
http://www.inciweb.org/unit/4502/

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>Texas Forest Service
FEMA Fire Management Assistance Declarations Update -
email (4/19/11)
Texas Tire Fire
New Mexico Tire Fire (#2897)
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:46:12 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14079
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2897 declared on Apr 17, 2011
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Texas Bryson Fire Complex
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:45:35 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14078
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2896 declared on Apr 17, 2011
> BRYSON COMPLEX, Jack County
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Texas PK East Fire
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:44:02 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14077
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2895 declared on Apr 16, 2011
>PK COMPLEX, Stephens and Palo Pinto Counties.
The PK West, PK East, Hohertz and Jackson Ranch fires all merged into one large, 63,000-acre fire renamed the PK Complex.
http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/apr/18/fires-continue/?partner=yahoo_feeds
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Texas East Sidwynicks Fire
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:43:32 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14076
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2894 declared on Apr 16, 2011
>EAST SIDWYNICKS, Eastland County
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Texas Hohertz Fire
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:42:57 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14075
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2893 declared on Apr 16, 2011
> HOHERTZ, Palo Pinto County.
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Texas Wildcat Fire
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:42:12 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14074
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2892 declared on Apr 15, 2011
>WILDCAT, Coke County
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Texas Wichita Fire Complex
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:40:58 -0500
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=14073
Fire Management Assistance Declaration number 2891 declared on Apr 15, 2011
> WICHITA COUNTY COMPLEX, Wichita County.

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>Texas Forest Service
(unsure if on FEMA listings)
Source: sitreport at:
http://txforestservice.tamu.edu/main/popup.aspx?id=12888

The 100-acre Pinnacle Fire

COOPER MOUNTAIN RANCH, Kent, Stonewall, Scurry and Fisher counties. 152,000 acres, 80 percent contained. A wind shift yesterday pushed the fire south towards Camp Springs. Four homes have been destroyed. TFS task forces and TIFMAS strike teams have been actively fighting this fire.

ROCKHOUSE, Presidio and Jeff Davis counties. 191,066 acres, 75 percent contained. Twenty-three homes and two businesses were destroyed in the Fort Davis area. Burnout operations continued on the west side of the fire. Ten 20-person hand crews continue to work the fire. Eight TIFMAS Type 1 engines and four water haulers are assisting with the fire, as well as numerous airtankers and helicopters. A base camp for hundreds of firefighters has been set up at the Fort Davis State Park.

SWENSON, Stonewall, King, and Knox counties. 122,500 acres, 90 percent contained. The fire is burning near Swenson. A large slopover occurred yesterday on the southeast side of the fire.

PIPELINE, Tyler County. 7,000 acres, 75 percent contained. Forty homes are threatened on the fire burning in pine plantation 10 miles northeast of Kountze. Two National Guard Blackhawks from San Antonio are assisting.

SMITH, Young County. 2,000 acres, 85 percent contained. The fire is burning 6 miles northeast of Graham. No other information was received.

CR 104, Eastland County. 2,000 acres, 85 percent contained. The fire is burning 2 miles north of Cisco. 1,850 homes were threatened in the city of Cisco, as well as a church camp. Five homes and one vehicle destroyed.

WICHITA COUNTY COMPLEX, Wichita County. 11,785 acres, 90 percent contained. The complex is made up of three fires – Iowa West, Holiday, Missile – burning around Wichita Falls. Shepard Air Force Base was threatened, as were hundreds of homes and apartment complexes around the area. Seven homes are destroyed.

hundreds of homes and apartment complexes around the area. Seven homes are destroyed.

FRYING PAN RANCH, Andrews County. 80,907 acres, 80 percent contained. This fire is located 25 miles northwest of Andrews. Numerous homes were threatened, but none have been lost.

CANNON FIRE COMPLEX, Pecos County. The complex of three fires is burning 50 miles east of Fort Stockton. The Cannon Fire is 9,248 acres and 80 percent contained. The DRH Fire is 26,284 acres and 80 percent contained. The Little Smokey Fire is 27,895 acres and 80 percent contained.

McPHERSON, Sutton County. 1,600 acres, 80 percent containment. The fire is located 20 miles southwest of Sonora. Two homes were saved.

SUTTON, Crockett County. 31,120 acres, 60 percent contained. The fire is burning 20 miles southwest of Ozona.

YATES FIELD (formerly Iraan), Pecos County. 300 acres, 80 percent contained. The fire is burning 10 miles southwest of Iraan.

ENCINO, Tom Green County. 12,659 acres, 90 percent contained. This fire is 13 miles west of San Angelo. Ten homes threatened and saved. Two homes were threatened and received damaged.

HICKMAN, Midland County. 16,500 acres, 98 percent contained. 34 homes were destroyed, 62 homes were damaged on this fire south of Midland.

MIDDLE PEASE, Motley County. 400 acres, 90 percent contained. Single-engine air tankers responded. Located two miles northwest of Matador.

DAD’S CORNER, Archer County. 6,100 acres, 70 percent contained. Located 15 miles south southwest of Wichita Falls. Fifteen homes are threatened.

JOSSERAND SOUTH (Livingston 254), Trinity County. 1,369 acres, 75 percent contained. The fire is burning 20 miles northwest of Livingston in pine plantation.

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FACEBOOK -
Fire Fighting News -
https://www.facebook.com/pages/FireFightingNews/200246968638

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Created At: Tue Apr 19 03:08:40 -0700 2011
Updated At: Sun Sep 18 17:17:34 -0700 2011
Updated By: LTel


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