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A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Low Winds Help Crews Contain Central Texas Blaze

Firefighters made progress in containing a fire just a month after the state’s most destructive wildfire hit the same Central Texas county.

10/06/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Another Wildfire Burns In Central Texas

Crews made progress against wildfire in the same Central Texas county where a destructive blaze last month destroyed over 1,500 homes.

10/05/2011

Power transmission lines. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Power Company Sued After Massive Texas Wildfire

A utility company knew about wildfire dangers amid severe Texas drought, but failed to remove dead trees and branches near their power lines.

09/28/2011

A running wildfire threatens a home on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Weather Change Expected To Increase Wildfire Danger

The Texas Forest Service warns that the arrival of a cold front Sunday afternoon will create more dangerous wildfire conditions across Texas.

09/24/2011

Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

October Concert To Help Texas Wildfire Victims

A concert on October 17, featuring Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and the group Asleep at the Wheel, will benefit Central Texas wildfire victims.

09/22/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Central Texas Wildfires Nearly Contained

The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.

09/19/2011

Volunteer firefighter Jason Collard prepares to fight a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Central Texas Wildfires Now 75 Percent Contained

Firefighters have contained 75 percent of the wildfires that have scorched a Central Texas county since Labor Day weekend.

09/15/2011

AUSTIN, TX -  SEPTEMBER 6:  Aerial view of burned area around Bastrop. TX Tuesday September 6, 2011.  Several large wildfires have devastated Bastrop County since Sunday.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

2 People Still Missing In Central Texas Wildfires

Authorities said Monday morning that they have accounted for all but two of the residents affected by a massive Central Texas wildfire.

09/12/2011

Emergency crews drop a fire retardant slurry on a running wildfire to save a house on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Firefighters Make Progress On Central Texas Wildfire

Firefighters are tamping down hotspots and holding back flames from a wildfire that has burned for days across Central Texas.

09/09/2011

A fireman walks by a burned forest. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

More Progress Made On Central Texas Wildfire

Firefighters are expected to make progress Thursday on the most destructive of the dozens of wildfires burning across drought-parched Texas.

09/08/2011

A man watches as smoke from a wildfire rises into the sky. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Texas Wildfires Kill 4, Burns Over 1,000 Homes

Calmer winds on Tuesday should help firefighters battling a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 500 homes in Central Texas.

09/06/2011

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