Texas Wildfire List of Helpful Resources


by khou.com staff


Posted on September 6, 2011 at 4:36 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 8 at 10:45 AM

KHOU 11 News will be continuously updating this list of helpful resources.

If you have a link that needs to be added to this list, please contact us at web@khou.com and indicate Wildfire Resource Link. 



Click here for an Interactive Tracking Map of active Texas Fires


Texas Forest Service

Google map of fire locations

Summary of daily wildfire activity

Fire Danger & Advisories

Texas Forest Service on Facebook


Local Information

Follow Magnolia TX Fire and Evacuation Information on Facebook

Click here for EMS, Police and Fire scanners by county


Waller County

Waller County official website

Waller County Fire Info on Facebook


Montgomery County

Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management

Montgomery County Fire Watch on Facebook

Grimes County

Grimes County official website

Grimes County Sheriff's Office

Grimes County Sheriff's Office on Facebook

Texas Statewide Updates

Texas Active Fire Database

Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Texas Disaster Education Network

Texas Wildfire Donations

Visit www.HoustonRedCross.org click “Donate Now” and “Disaster Relief”

For other ways to help, click here

Donation Drop off Location

Georgia’s Farm to Market is organizing a donation drop off for residents who have lost homes and firefighters. They will be accepting donations until the immediate danger is over. Contact Matthew Burney for more information.


Local Shelters

Montgomery County - Magnolia High School, 14250 FM 1488, Magnolia

Grimes County - the Grimes County Expo Center

Waller County - First Baptist Church in Hempstead (5th and Main)


Livestock Shelter

The Wharton County Youth Fair in Crescent Texas is accepting evacuated livestock and folks in RVs. For more information, contact the Wharton County Youth Fair 979-677-3350.

The Waller County Fairgrounds is reportedly accepting large and small animals.


Social Media

#centraltxfires on Twitter for the latest updates on Bastrop fire