Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Texas Wildfires


Wildfire Impact on Texas from January to September 2011
Chief Nim Kidd on Wildfire Preparedness

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Extreme drought conditions have sparked dangerous wildfires across the state, which have taken lives, engulfed more than 3.8 million acres and destroyed hundreds of homes. Texans must continue to heed all warning from fire and local officials, and take all necessary precautions to minimize the risk of wildfire.

Helpful Information

»  Apply for Disaster Relief with FEMA
»  Updates via Texas Forest Service
»  Local Shelters for Central Texas
»  Register Yourself as “Safe and Well”
»  County Burn Ban Map
»  Fire Activity Map via Google Earth
»  Wildfire Prevention Tips
FEMA: 1-800-621-3362
Evacuation Information: 2-1-1
American Red Cross: 1-800-733-2767
Roadside Assistance: 1-800-525-5555
TxDOT Road Closures: 1-800-452-9292
Relay Service: 7-1-1
(Hearing Impaired and Visual Disabilities)
Report Arson: 1-800-364-3470

Donation & Volunteer Information

 » Register to Volunteer
 » Texas Disaster Relief Fund
 » American Red Cross
 » The Salvation Army
 » Texas Forest Service: VFD Emergency Assistance Fund
 » Texas Baptist Men: Disaster Relief Ministry

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