Half Ton Of Fireworks Confiscated In DallasDallas fire inspectors and police officers confiscated more than a half of ton of fireworks in a 12-hour span during the holiday weekend.
Grass Fire Season In North TexasNorth Texas is still in a drought, which means that wildfires pose a definite threat in our area. We have plenty of dead vegetation in a time that is normally dry and windy.
Texas Getting $406K More For Wildfire RecoveryA $406,000 federal grant will help Texas fund temporary jobs as cleanup and recovery efforts continue from devastating 2011 wildfires.
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.
Suspects Arrested For Johnson County Grass FiresArson investigators in Johnson County say they have located and arrested the two men responsible for setting a series of fires early this week.
Arson Investigators Looking Into Johnson County FiresJohnson County arson investigators are searching for the person/persons responsible for setting several grass fires Monday morning.
Feds Say Prepare For Another Busy Fire SeasonThe chief of the U.S. Forest Service says he expects this year's fire season to be as active as last year, when historic fires charred hundreds of square miles in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and elsewhere.
Texas Gets $31M HUD Grant For Wildfires RecoveryThe federal government has earmarked $31 million for Texas wildfires recovery.
Funding Cuts Felt By Texas Volunteer FirefightersThe director of the Texas Forest Service says budget cuts that slashed annual state grants for volunteer firefighters by $18 million since 2009 have had "a huge impact" on fighting wildfires.
Red Cross 2011 Disaster Summary To Be ReleasedOn Monday the American Red Cross is set to release its Year-End Disaster Summary Report for 2011 and don’t expect the news to be good.
Drought, Heat & Wildfires Driving Up All Insurance RatesSo far, the record drought, heat wave and wildfires across the state have caused an estimated $10 billion in damages. So, as insurance companies pay claims they will need to generate more revenue -- and they'll get it from you!
Cause Of 2nd Possum Kingdom Lake Fire DeterminedCall it a multi-million dollar spark. Fire investigators have pinpointed the cause of the August/September grass fires at Possum Kingdom Lake.