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Wildfire Danger Remains High! As Smokey Bear reminds us:
Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires


State resources deployed according to the Governor's Office:


In the past week, state agency responders have assisted local officials with their response to 115 wildfires, totaling 10,242 acres statewide. Two additional Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) strike teams, consisting of 32 firefighters and 10 engines, were mobilized on Aug. 10 to support local firefighting efforts.


In addition to the newly activated state resources, the following are currently deployed across Texas:

• 300 Texas A&M Forest Service firefighters

• 638 out-of-state personnel from 43 different state land management agencies

• Eight TIFMAS strike teams, including one hand crew module, and up to 150 personnel and 33 engines from 40 fire departments

• 33 firefighting aircraft

• Two Texas Emergency Medical Task Force wildland fire support packages with a total of 10 personnel, ambulances, and wildland paramedic units

Hays County Emergency Preparedness Fair - September 10, 2022

Ready. Prep. Go.

Join us as we help build a stronger, more resilient community!

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Hays County Emergency Operations Center

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Burn Ban Status

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Vaccine Opportunities

Wild Forest Fires

Wildfire Status



Level 3

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Assistance & Advisories

Current Weather Advisories

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Current Road Closures