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Emergency crews drop fire retardent slurry while battling a running wildfire that is threatning homes on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

FEMA Wildfires Declaration Now Includes 119 Texas Counties

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has expanded its wildfires disaster declaration area for Texas to include 119 counties.

12/14/2011

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)

Central Texas Wildfire Destroyed 1,554 Homes

The number of homes destroyed by a Texas wildfire has risen to 1,554 and is expected to further increase as officials enter more areas where the blaze has been extinguished, officials said Sunday. Seventeen people remain unaccounted for.

09/11/2011

Credit: Tamra Cowan, Kaufman County

Storm Shelter Business Booming In Wake Of Tornadoes

After a month with 16 tornadoes in North Texas, storm shelter companies are scrambling to fill a sudden rush of orders coming in from across the country.

04/29/2011

The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Emergency Training Timely For City Of Dallas

The City of Dallas is intentionally exposing some of its citizens to nerve gas and other chemical agents.

03/30/2011

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