TW Fire 100% Contained, Controlled, Out As of Thursday

August 25, 2022

The TW Fire southeast of Buffalo is 100% contained, controlled, and out as of 11 a.m. Thursday morning, according to Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

The report came from TW Fire Type4 Incident Commander Brad Borgialli with Johnson County Fire Control District #1.

The fire was at 95% containment as of the end of shift Wednesday, and management of the fire has been transferred to local control of JCFC District 1.

According to a release from Connolly late Wednesday, the fire was put into patrol status as of the end of shift Wednesday at about 6:30 p.m.

Firefighters were to be mopping up and doing suppression rehab.

Resources were demobilized Wednesday, and local units will be in patrol status for the fire.

Strategically established indirect containment lines have been created and are being monitored.

The fire received a good amount of rain Wednesday morning which allowed fire crews to be demobilized at end of shift Wednesday night.

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Last modified: August 25, 2022

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