Eastland Complex (Wildfire)

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Multiple wildfires burning southwest of Eastland, Texas have been combined for management purposes into the Eastland Complex. This includes the Walling, Wheat Field, Kidd and Oakmont Fires. The Walling Fire started on March 16th, while the others are ignitions from March 17th. Texas A&M Forest Service resources including heavy equipment, fire engines, overhead, and Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) strike teams are responding. The fires are actively burning in thick brush and grass fields.Evacuations are being completed in multiple towns impacted, including Carbon and Lake Leon.  Highs today were expected to reach the mid-80’s, minimum relative humidity between 12 and 15 percent with strong and gusty winds from the southwest. A wind shift is expected this evening, remaining strong and gusty. There is no precipitation forecast. 

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