Fire crews will begin burning in the Mariposa Grove starting this week as conditions allow. Ignitions are planned to begin today, May 30 in...
April 8, 2022
At approximately 6:00 pm, a wildfire had started in Wheeler County just north of Kelton by the crossroad of Hwy 152 and FM592. The Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) had gotten a request for assistance by Wheeler County EMC. Heavy equipment is being engaged on the left flank of the fire north of Hwy 152 and burn out operations are also taking place. The fire has crossed Hwy 152 and is pushing south into Oklahoma. Currently, rural county residents in the Kelton area have been asked to evacuate, no designated shelter has been
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