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Trending: Wildfire Wedding, Frisbee & Drums, Baby Got Back At Symphony

A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.

06/09/2014

Fort Hood grassfire

Fort Hood Officials Monitoring Grass Fire

Officials at Fort Hood say they’re monitoring a grass fire near a training range at the Central Texas Army post.

04/28/2014

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Denton County Grassfire Continues To Burn, 200+ Acres Charred

A Denton County brush fire continues to burn. The blaze in the Town of Trophy Club has charred more than 200 acres.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2014

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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.

05/15/2013

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

Texas Getting $406K More For Wildfire Recovery

A $406,000 federal grant will help Texas fund temporary jobs as cleanup and recovery efforts continue from devastating 2011 wildfires.

03/11/2013

Wildlife, Geese

Texas Parks Seek Corporate Partnerships

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is seeking official corporate partnerships for the first time as it struggles with budget cuts, drought and wildfires.

07/25/2012

A two-alarm fire broke out at a West Dallas waste management center on June 29, 2012. (Credit: Chopper 11)

Firefighters Face Summer Weather During Four-Alarm Fire

Firefighters in west Dallas battled a four-alarm fire at a recycling facility while facing summer heat and winds.

06/29/2012

Chopper 11 picture of grass fire near the city of Rhome, in Wise Co. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Firefighters Brace For Potentially Destructive Summer

Several brush fires had already erupted before the unofficial start to summer: Memorial Day. For firefighters the dry conditions are coming too soon.

05/28/2012

A tree ringed in blue signifies it was not terminally damaged by 2011's wildfires. (Allen Manning/CBSDFW)

Bastrop State Park Rebuilding After 2011 Wildfires

It’s been seven months since wildfires claimed 34,000 acres of forest and grasslands in and around the Central Texas community of Bastrop.

04/27/2012

Emergency crews battle a running wildfire that is threatning a home on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Feds Say Prepare For Another Busy Fire Season

The 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.

04/26/2012

The wall of smoke during the Bastrop County wildfire in September.

3 More Texas Counties Can Apply For FEMA Help

Three more Texas counties affected by last year’s wildfires can apply for disaster recovery aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

03/16/2012

The wall of smoke during the Bastrop County wildfire in September.

Firefighters Across Texas Getting Certified For Wildfires

Last September’s devastating wildfires in central Texas emphasized the need for urban firefighters to be trained in wild land firefighting.

03/11/2012

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