Oak Mott Fire (Wildfire)

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Firefighting are currently responding to the Oak Mott Fire located three miles north of Raymondville on the east side of HWY 77. Texas A&M Forest Service is on scene in unified command with local departments. The fire is actively burning. Numerous local fire departments are on scene engaged suppression support. Texas A&M Forest Service heavy equipment as well as privately owned heavy equipment will assist ground resources in constructing containment line. Aerial resources were also requested and are currently on scene. A Type 1 Helicopter is performing water drops on the head of the fire to slow fire progression. An Air Attack (AA) is also on scene to provide aerial support and surveillance.  A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) has been issued over the fire in order to provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft. More information on the TFR can be found

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