Wildfires update Thursday (May 12)
Last night (Wednesday), KRTS received a end-of-day status update from Ed Brown, the spokesman for the Trans-Pecos Fire Complex team. He spoke with Rachel Osier Lindley of KRTS. Click the link above for the full audio report.
Thursday 11 AM: KRTS has learned that Highway 90, between Marathon and Sanderson, is closed due to fire-fighting operations on Schwartz Fire.
The morning update on the Brewster County wildfires: the Gage Holland Fire is 95% contained, the Iron Mountain Fire is 25% contained at 58,000 acres, and the Schwartz Fire is 25% contained, with 35,000 acres burned.