Texas Wildfires

Drought, Other Factors Contribute To Larger Texas WildfiresLarger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces drought, development and changes in how land is used.
Burning Wildfires Have Many Texans Worried They Could Be NextThe threat of wildfires has a lot of Texans looking for ways to prevent becoming the next victim.
Officials Believe Farming Accident Sparked Massive Texas WildfireA preliminary investigation indicates a farming accident sparked a wildfire that's consumed more than 7 square miles and destroyed 40 structures in Central Texas.
North Texas Firefighters Helping Fight Central Texas WildfiresCentral Texas firefighters, battling a blaze in Bastrop County, have sounded the call for help to fire departments here in North Texas.
Bastrop County Fires Still Burning, Governor Declares State Of DisasterAs firefighters from across the state head to Central Texas to help battle wildfires, Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in Bastrop County.
Hot, Dry Conditions = Increased North Texas Grass Fire RiskA dozen North Texas counties have declared burn bans as foliage and area residents wither during a long, dry summer. And fire hazards become more dangerous with each dry, hot day.
Millions In Reimbursements For 2011 Wildfire CostsBy December of 2011 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had declared wildfire disaster declarations in more than 150 Texas counties. Today the agency refunded some of the money spent to fight those fires.
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.
Local Red Cross Helping With Several Emergency SituationsThe 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.
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.
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