Possum Kingdom Fire

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Wildfire Near Possum Kingdom Lake Mostly Contained

Experts say a wildfire in a North Texas lake-area community devastated by 2011 blazes has been mostly contained with no damage to structures.


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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.


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Local Red Cross Helping With Several Emergency Situations

The American Red Cross is out in force today looking for people who need help after Sunday night’s violent storms. Teams are being sent out into the field to help ensure residents know there is assistance available.


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

Wildfires Burn Near Possum Kingdom Lake

Firefighters are facing two wildfires near Possum Kingdom Lake that burned more than 1,000 acres of land.


Volunteer firefighters work a wildfire near Possum Kingdom Lake on September 1, 2011. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Cause Of 2nd Possum Kingdom Lake Fire Determined

Call it a multi-million dollar spark. Fire investigators have pinpointed the cause of the August/September grass fires at Possum Kingdom Lake.


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

Officials: Possum Kingdom Fire 60-Percent Contained

The wildfires burning near Possum Kingdom Lake are now 60-percent contained. Officials have lifted evacuation orders for Gaines Bend and Sportsman’s World.


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Firefighters Still Working Palo Pinto Co. Fire

Sparks are flying again! Wildfires continue to burn around Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County. But despite the fire and huge plumes of smoke firefighters told CBS 11 News things are getting better.


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Palo Pinto Co. Grass Fire Causing More Destruction

A mandatory evacuation is in place around Possum Kingdom Lake and residents are being asked to stay away as firefighters continue to battle a massive grass fire.


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Boats Help North Texas Residents Escape Wildfires

A sheriff says boats helped residents of a picturesque North Texas lakeside community flee after the second round of wildfires to scorch the area in just four months cut off their main escape route.