HILL COUNTRY, Texas (KXAN) - Here is helpful information about the fire in Spicewood and Pedernales.
Residents are being allowed back in as of about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. All must have a wristband and car placard, obtained at the Bee Creek Methodist Church.
IS IT UNDER CONTROL?
- It is 90 percent contained as of Wednesday morning.
- There are still hot spots and firefighters were assessing the burn before people can be let back in.
- Rough terrain where vehicles cannot go is slowing the assessment and firefighters have to walk as much as one mile to get to all areas of the burn.
- The assessment was 70 percent complete as of 10 a.m. Wednesday.
- It has affected at least 10 square miles, or 6,400 acres.
- 67 structures lost or damaged, and five subdivisions were involved. The majority of the homes in those subdivisions were destroyed, where 22 homes were destroyed in one subdivision alone. A full count of how many of the structures are homes is not yet available.
- 17 state agencies are involved, and 150 firefighters are working the blaze.
- There were no losses Tuesday.
- There have been no injuries, and they are not sure if, or how many, livestock were hurt.
- Residents must register at Bee Creek Methodist Church and get wristbands, which will be needed to be let back in when it is allowed. Identification and proof of residency is needed.
- Most current updates will be posted on the Pedernales Fire Department website.
- State Highway 71 is completely shut down at 2322. Travis County Sheriff's Office is keeping SH 71 closed from Pace Bend to the Travis County line.
- The fire jumped State Highway 71, and part of that road has been closed for several hours. In addition to crossing the highway, it also crossed the Pedernales River.
- The fire goes from Honey Flat on Lake Travis all the way to Dripping Springs.
- River Falls
- Fall Creek Estates
- Area around Pale Face Ranch Road
- Evacuation hot line 512-974-6199
- Red Cross information
- Red Cross Safe and Well registration
- Map of active fires from Texas Forest Service
- Severe Weather Guide for wildfires
- Austin Disaster Relief Network
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