Wildfire Concern Top Of Mind In Parts Of North TexasFirefighters handed out the pamphlets in neighborhoods nestled in trees, brush and grass that flourished in spring rains are now fuel for a fire.
Panhandle Wildfire Destroyed 225 HomesAuthorities said on Thursday that 225 homes were destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire in the Texas Panhandle earlier this week, a figure that's more than double initial estimates.
Panhandle Fire Evacuees Return HomeAbout 2,100 Texas Panhandle residents evacuated for days because of a wildfire are scheduled to return to their homes.
Officials To Survey Panhandle Wildfire TollTeams of emergency officials will comb a 4-square-mile area of the Texas Panhandle to assess the damage from a wildfire and search for potential victims.
Wildfire Burns Small Texas Panhandle TownEmergency officials said that about 75 homes were destroyed, and hundreds of people have evacuated the area, after a wildfire burned near a small town in the Texas Panhandle.
Hungry Goats Could Help Texas FirefightersSome brush-munching goats have been put on two months of fire prevention duty in South Texas. Officials rented the barnyard animals to eat up flammable plants.
Windy Conditions Raise DFW Fire DangerNorth Texas will see windy and dry conditions on Thursday, and that could mean trouble in the winter season. The threat of wildfires will be increasing throughout the day.
Grass Fire Season In North TexasNorth Texas is still in a drought, which means that wildfires pose a definite threat in our area. We have plenty of dead vegetation in a time that is normally dry and windy.
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 Hopeful For Another Quiet Wildfire SeasonWildfires scorched about 6,200 square miles of Texas two years ago, draining the state's firefighting coffers and leaving emergency crews exhausted from months of battling massive blazes.
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.
Texas Agency Seeks Millions More To Fight FiresThe Texas agency responsible for fighting wildfires has asked the state Legislature for an additional $27.2 million to add some 90 firefighters and buy equipment as it faces the threat of more devastating fires in the future.