Evacuation Order Lifted for Davis Mountain Resort

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - Some good news for residents living in the Davis Mountain Resort.

The Texas Forest Service is reporting that the evacuation order for the Resort has been lifted.

Residents were evacuated back on Saturday as two large wildfires were moving towards the Resort.

The two fires are still burning at this time. The Livermore Fire is currently 40% contained and the Spring Mountain Fire is 60% contained.

The Texas Forest Service says they have 11 hand crews on site, consisting of 20 people each. Ten of those are the hot shot crews, the most experience. There are two medium sized helicopters, six single engine air tankers available if needed.