UPDATE: Coke County Wildfire Triples in Size


ROBERT LEE, TX – The McDaniels Wildfire in Coke County has tripled in size as of Monday morning but is beginning to become contained. 

As previously reported, on June 14, a number of volunteer fire departments across the Concho Valley were dispatched to grass fire in Coke county off of W. SH 158. After the first day the Forest Service reported 1,000 at only 5% contained. Here is the original story: Fast Moving Wildfire Burning Near Robert Lee

Now according to the Texas Forest Service the fire has burned 3,200 acres. 

It is currently at 30% contained. 

Crews will continue to fight the fire until it is completely contained. 

This is just one of the many fires that have started since Friday. Here is a list of the Wildfires in Texas as of 8:40 a.m. on June 15.

Active Fires:
- McDaniel Fire, Coke County - estimated to be 3,200 acres, 30% contained.
- Arroyo Grande Fire, Sutton County - estimated to be 5,300 acres, 65% contained.
- 113 North, Parker County - 5 acres, 95% contained.

Contained Fires:
- Wehmeyer Fire, Runnels County - 1,001 acres, 100% contained.
- Skull Fire, Shackelford County - 582 acres, 100% contained.
- Noack Fire, Williamson County - 5 acres, 100% contained.
- Sparta Fire, Bell County - 10 acres, 100% contained.
- 10 Mile Ranch, Tom Green County- 40 acres, 100% contained.

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