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Palo Pinto County

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

Windy Conditions Raise DFW Fire Danger

North Texas will see windy and dry conditions on Thursday, and that could mean trouble in the winter season. The threat of wildfires will be increasing throughout the day.

01/30/2014

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2 More Earthquakes Rattle North Texas

Some residents in Palo Pinto County and Jack County were shaken awake on Thanksgiving morning, as two earthquakes rattled the Mineral Wells area in the early hours.

11/28/2013

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Woman’s Body Found In Hell’s Gate

Crews found the body of a missing 27-year-old woman at Possum Kingdom Lake on Sunday afternoon.

07/07/2013

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Possum Kingdom Lake Wildfire Mostly Contained

High winds and low humidity made it tough for firefighters working the first big wildfire of the season at Possum Kingdom Lake.

05/14/2013

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Friend: “They Just Took Her Away”

Friends say Denise Tighe was an independent woman, a native of Switzerland who came to the United States and, as a young adult, helped manage a bank on Wall Street.

03/07/2013

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Kidnapping Case Ends Safely In Parker County

A domestic kidnapping case that started Tuesday afternoon in Denton ended safely Wednesday morning in Parker County.

03/06/2013

Possum Kingdom Fire

Perry Sends Military Aid To Texas Wildfires

Governor Perry has ordered Texas Military Forces to provide support to state and local agencies fighting the wildfires near Possum Kingdom Lake.

08/12/2012

Fires burn near Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County. (CBS 11 NEWS)

Wildfires Continue To Burn In Palo Pinto

Two wildfires continue to burn near the same area that was hit by one of the worst wildfires in state history last year.

08/11/2012

Fires burn near Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County. (CBS 11 NEWS)

Palo Pinto Fires Continue To Burn

Two wildfires that have burned about 4,000 acres of land near Possum Kingdom Lake are reportedly 25 percent contained.

08/11/2012

Emergency crews fight wildfire flames. (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Palo Pinto County Church Ready To Rise After Fire

The flames that scorched much of the North Texas area last year brought down the First Baptist Church of Possum Kingdom Lake.

01/23/2012

The sun shines through an oak tree. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Land Deal Will Bring New State Park To North Texas

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced that it has closed on the purchase of over 3,300 acres of Cross Timbers region land.

11/01/2011

Lone Camp Volunteer Fire Department fire fighter Ted Hale fights a wildfire on September 1, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted In Palo Pinto County

The wildfire that has ravaged 6,600 acres in Palo Pinto County remains 60 percent contained Saturday as strike teams continue to dump thousands of gallons of water on the blaze and residents begin to return to their homes.

09/03/2011

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