A Blackhawk helicopter prepares to make a water drop above the fire near Magnolia in Montgomery County off FM 1774.
In Montgomery County, the increased wind speed and shifts in the wind continue to cause large flare-ups off FM 1774 near Raul Road. At this time, the fire is not an immediate threat to any of the fire lanes protecting Grimes County, Lt. John Wren of the Grimes County Sheriff's Office reported.
Navasota volunteer fireman Lance Hall, who serves as the city's finance director, fights flare-up in the woods in Montgomery County, off FM 1774.
DC 10 jumbo jet drops fire retardant over Grimes, Waller and Montgomery County fires on Friday afternoon.
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