68 Homes Destroyed In Central Texas WildfireThe Texas A&M Forest Service reported that the blaze in Bastrop County is 70 percent contained.
Progress Against Central Texas Wildfire Threatened By WindsFirefighters have contained about 70 percent of a Central Texas wildfire, although their progress was threatened Sunday by higher winds and lower humidity, officials said.
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.
Homeowners Learn Their Property Burned In Hidden Pines FireRay Pumprhey of Smithville spent most of the day wondering if his family's house says he's received conflicting reports on whether the nearly 4400 acre Hidden Pines fire burned down his family's house.
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.
Jade Helm 15 Begins In BastropA summer military training exercise that has aroused alarm among archconservative Texans begins Wednesday outside of the Central Texas town of Bastrop.
Perry Not Sure How Long Guard Troops To Deploy Gov. Rick Perry has visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he's ordered to the Texas-Mexico border but says he does not know how long they'll be deployed.
Cub Scout Camp Staffer Linked To Shower CameraA worker at a Cub Scout Camp in Central Texas has been arrested after a camera was found in a staff shower and some individuals were videotaped.
Fireworks Pop Off, Warehouse Blaze EnsuesNo one was hurt in a blaze Sunday at a fireworks warehouse in Bastrop, and firefighters were able to contain the flames from the outside, officials said.
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.