Bastrop County

Central Texas Park Reopens After WildfireA state park has reopened following a wildfire that burned seven square miles before being contained.
68 Homes Destroyed In Central Texas WildfireThe Texas A&M Forest Service reported that the blaze in Bastrop County is 70 percent contained.
Sheriff Hands Out Burn Ban Violations In Bastrop CountyBastrop County Sheriff's Office cited six people for burn ban violations on Friday, as the Hidden Pines fire burns on.
Bastrop County Residents Take Precautions While Wildfire BurnsA homeowner on the front line of the Central Texas wild fires shot at a man.
Officials Believe Farming Accident Sparked Massive Texas WildfireA preliminary investigation indicates a farming accident sparked a wildfire that's consumed more than 7 square miles and destroyed 40 structures in Central Texas.
No Rain Coming As Texas Wildfire Scorches Dry, Hard-Hit AreaA wildfire chewing the same Central Texas forestland scorched by a devastating blaze in 2011 slowed dramatically Thursday as improving weather kept the deadly destruction of four years ago at bay.
North Texas Firefighters Helping Fight Central Texas WildfiresCentral Texas firefighters, battling a blaze in Bastrop County, have sounded the call for help to fire departments here in North Texas.
Bastrop County Fires Still Burning, Governor Declares State Of DisasterAs firefighters from across the state head to Central Texas to help battle wildfires, Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in Bastrop County.
Central Texas Wildfire Destroys At Least 9 HomesAt least nine homes have been destroyed by a Central Texas wildfire that has grown to more than 3 square miles.
West Texas Town Awaits 'Jade Helm' Military Exercise The West Texas town of Big Spring is among those that will see part of the Jade Helm 15 military exercise that has alarmed some Texans concerned about a federal takeover.
Fire-Ravaged Bastrop Park Begins RestorationWildlife officials are working on restoring Bastrop State Park, where historic wildfires claimed 95 percent of the trees one year ago. But it will take plenty of manpower, time and money.
Campaign Starts To Replace 4 Million Burned Texas Trees State parks officials have kicked off a campaign to raise money to replace millions of the signature trees that were lost a year ago when wildfires tore through the Lost Pines State Park and surrounding areas.
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