(ARMSTRONG COUNTY, TX) August 23, 2023 – The Texas A&M Forest Service is responding to a request for assistance on the Churchill Fire in Armstrong County. As of the latest reports, the fire has grown to an estimated 300 acres and is 0% contained.
Local firefighting units are working in coordination with the Texas A&M Forest Service to battle the blaze and protect nearby structures and communities. The situation is rapidly evolving, and additional resources may be deployed as needed.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, and no injuries have been reported at this time. Residents in the affected area are urged to stay alert to local emergency notifications and to follow any evacuation orders or safety instructions provided by authorities.
The #ChurchillFire is a reminder of the ongoing fire risk in many parts of Texas. All residents are encouraged to follow local fire safety guidelines and to report any suspicious or dangerous activity to local authorities. The situation will be closely monitored, and further updates will be provided as more information becomes available.