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Homeowner Says 911 Hung Up On Them

Home video shows just how intense the flames are as they consume John and Lori Helsley’s house.

03/30/2013

Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Ellis County Grass Fire Burns 250 Acres

Fire fighters contained a wildfire that burned 250 acres along Ike Road in Ellis County nearly six hours after it started Tuesday.

09/13/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Concern Over Forest Service Cuts As Wildfires Rage

After dealing with severe budget cuts, some are worried the Texas Forest Service might not be as effective as firefighters battle the worst wildfires in state history.

09/09/2011

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7 Buildings Burned In Lake Whitney Fire

A Thursday afternoon grass fire destroyed seven buildings and burned 300 acres in Hill County.

09/08/2011