It is important for you to know what to do before, during and after a wildfire because it can make a difference for your family’s future wellbeing. Many people tell us that they wish they had known what to do before the fire to be better prepared.
Recently, Texas has been hit hard by wildfires, especially in Bastrop and Walker counties. On Monday, October 19, 2015, the Hidden Pines fire in Bastrop County was finally 70% contained according to authorities. Meanwhile it had burned over 4500 acres and over 60 buildings, including homes and businesses.
As the Bastrop wildfires wind down, we have received word of another Texas wildfire in Walker County where mandatory evacuations were ordered for about 300 homes and according to county officials, 9 area fire departments are fighting the fire on ground while the Texas A&M Forest [...]