Friday, November 30, 2012 |
The Travis County Fire Marshal’s Office investigation of the Steiner Ranch 2011 fire determined that the blaze was most likely started by electrical lines that came into contact with one another, arced and ignited grass.
Friday, October 26, 2012 |
STAR Flight and Austin Fire Department updated the public on their latest tools, tactics and strategies in the ongoing war against wildfires at a joint training session Oct. 18.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | | 1
A golf course community that was spared during last year’s devastating wildfire in Spicewood is better prepared after completing a year-long nationally accredited fire mitigation program.
Friday, June 8, 2012 | | 1
Lake Travis Fire Rescue serves several communities where wildland vegetation and urban development butt heads with sometimes combustible results.
Friday, June 8, 2012 |
Roofing crew volunteers, from left, Jerry Wright, Chris Fox and Elijah Chaney sweated in the sun to get a burned-out Spicewood couple back under a sound roof again, the first of the families aided by the Long-Term Recovery Committee there to move into permanent housing.
Friday, May 18, 2012 | | 1
Extreme drought, record heat waves and high winds from a tropical depression that made landfall in Louisiana came together to create the perfect fire storm in Central Texas last summer.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 |
A controlled burn threatened a ranch structure as it grew into a wildland fire that consumed 20 acres March 8 in the 26800 block of Hamilton Pool Road.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | | 1
Months after wildfires burned some Spicewood homes to ashes, victims are receiving something in addition to a place to sleep, clothes and food. They are getting a secure place for their salvaged belongings.
Sunday, November 20, 2011 | | 1
The Spicewood area and its residents were hit hard during the September 2011 wildfires.
Thursday, October 6, 2011 |
The Travis County Fire Marshal’s Office has ruled lightning as the cause of a 150-acre brush fire Sept. 27 that laid waste to set buildings from “The Alamo” off Hamilton Pool Road.