Volunteer fire department
Home video shows just how intense the flames are as they consume John and Lori Helsley’s house.
Fire fighters contained a wildfire that burned 250 acres along Ike Road in Ellis County nearly six hours after it started Tuesday.
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.
A Thursday afternoon grass fire destroyed seven buildings and burned 300 acres in Hill County.