Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Ryan Depew<br />Public Fire Protection Division<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Sunday, September 4, 2011<br />Reported Fire in the area of Robin Road<br />Approximately...
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Air traffic spots 2nd fire in the area of 290 and Dube Lane<br />
Withdrawal of initial Fire Crews<br />All 9 County Fire Departments respond<br />Evacuation of neighborhoods south of fire...
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Photo by Mike Wisko, Asst. Fire Chief, Galveston FD<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />NFPA Public Fire Protection contact <br />Tommy Sing - Quest Fire Analysis<br />Request t...
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />September 10, 2011<br />Over 34,000 Acres Burned (Approx. 55 sq. miles)<br />Over 1500 St...
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />644 Fire Fighters Respond in 1st Week<br />Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, ...
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Met up with Texas Forest Service <br />Survey of neighborhoods<br />Cola Vista<br />Tahit...
Cola Vista Survey<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Fire Spread<br />Cola Vista Neighborhood<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Fire Spread<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Noncombustible Trim<br />Metal Roof<br />Noncombustible Siding<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Metal Framework<br />Double-Paned Windows<br />Noncombustible Decking<br />
Tahitian Village Survey<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Tahitian Village<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Incident Command Post<br />
Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
Cottle Town Road<br />
Cottle Town Road<br />Wilderness Ridge Fire 2009<br />26 homes<br />20 businesses<br />1,491 acres<br />Case study<br />
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Cardinal Lane<br />
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Bastrop State Forest<br />
Final Thoughts…<br />NFPA Support Teams<br />Current Events Drive C&S Development<br />WUI I and II Research<br />National...
THANK YOU!!!<br />
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Bastrop Wildfire Review

  1. 1. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Ryan Depew<br />Public Fire Protection Division<br />
  2. 2. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Sunday, September 4, 2011<br />Reported Fire in the area of Robin Road<br />Approximately 2:00pm<br />31-45 MPH winds out of the North<br />Extreme Drought Conditions<br />Bastrop FD responds and calls for mutual aid<br />
  3. 3. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Air traffic spots 2nd fire in the area of 290 and Dube Lane<br />
  4. 4. Withdrawal of initial Fire Crews<br />All 9 County Fire Departments respond<br />Evacuation of neighborhoods south of fire<br />Fire burns free into Monday evening<br />Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />
  5. 5. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Photo by Mike Wisko, Asst. Fire Chief, Galveston FD<br />
  6. 6. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />NFPA Public Fire Protection contact <br />Tommy Sing - Quest Fire Analysis<br />Request to Dave Nuss WFOD<br />NFPA Southern Regional Representative <br />Randy Safer meeting with Texas State Fire Marshals Office<br />
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  22. 22. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />September 10, 2011<br />Over 34,000 Acres Burned (Approx. 55 sq. miles)<br />Over 1500 Structures Lost<br />
  23. 23. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />644 Fire Fighters Respond in 1st Week<br />Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and more<br />Over 2000 Fire Fighters by 2nd Week – Federal Aid<br />600 Utility Workers for Infrastructure <br />
  24. 24. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Met up with Texas Forest Service <br />Survey of neighborhoods<br />Cola Vista<br />Tahitian Village<br />Cottle Town Road – Wilderness Ridge Fire<br />Cardinal Lane<br />Survey of Bastrop State Park<br />
  25. 25. Cola Vista Survey<br />
  26. 26. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Fire Spread<br />Cola Vista Neighborhood<br />
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  29. 29. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Fire Spread<br />
  30. 30. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Noncombustible Trim<br />Metal Roof<br />Noncombustible Siding<br />
  31. 31. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Metal Framework<br />Double-Paned Windows<br />Noncombustible Decking<br />
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  33. 33. Tahitian Village Survey<br />
  34. 34. Bastrop County Complex Fire<br />Tahitian Village<br />
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  53. 53. Cottle Town Road<br />
  54. 54. Cottle Town Road<br />Wilderness Ridge Fire 2009<br />26 homes<br />20 businesses<br />1,491 acres<br />Case study<br />
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  67. 67. Cardinal Lane<br />
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  76. 76. Bastrop State Forest<br />
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  82. 82. Final Thoughts…<br />NFPA Support Teams<br />Current Events Drive C&S Development<br />WUI I and II Research<br />National Response Team <br />Request for NFPA Representation<br />Active Firefighting vs. Post Fire Analysis<br />Strategic Goal<br />
  83. 83. THANK YOU!!!<br />

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