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A large grass fire burned parts of Wise County on August 31, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Manpower Hard To Come By For Rural Volunteer Fire Departments

There are two things the volunteers fighting the raging fires in Palo Pinto County need desperately: rain and more firefighters.


Chopper 11 picture of grass fire near the City of Rhome, in Wise Co. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Grass Fires Burning Across North Texas

Several grass fires have been sparked across North Texas. Dry conditions and high winds are fanning flames over thousands of acres, in at least four different counties.


Flames tore through 15 acres of unincorporated Wise and Johnson Counties on Dec. 22, 2010.

Officials: Trash Fire Started 15-Acre Wise County Blaze

Wise County Fire Marshal Marc Dodd said a trash fire is to blame for a 15-acre blaze that tore through parts of unincorporated Wise and Johnson Counties Wednesday afternoon.


Thunderstorm, Stiff Winds Cause Damage in Terrell

Ferocious winds, some roof damage and a hot, smokey grass fire.  It was a busy afternoon in Terrell