Saturday April 16,2011 , Texas Forest Service has responded to 17 new fires.
Young County, Smith Fire - 2,000 acres, 85 percent contained.
Jack County, Bryson Fire Complex, two fires - 7,500 acres. 50 homes threatened and 30 homes evacuated. TFS resource responding today include an Air Attack, a Heavy Helicopter, and a Task Force of dozers and engines.
Wichita County, Wichita County Complex - 7,500 acres in 3 separate fires.
Iowa Park West Fire, 3,000 acres, 80 percent contained. There were 7 homes and 6 out buildings lost with 27 direct saves. The remaining 4,500 acres is shared between the Missile and Holiday fires. TFS resources responding today include Air Attack and a Task Force of Engines and dozers.