Governor Perry has ordered Texas Military Forces to provide support to state and local agencies fighting the wildfires near Possum Kingdom Lake.
Two wildfires continue to burn near the same area that was hit by one of the worst wildfires in state history last year.
Two wildfires that have burned about 4,000 acres of land near Possum Kingdom Lake are reportedly 25 percent contained.
Firefighters are facing two wildfires near Possum Kingdom Lake that burned more than 1,000 acres of land.
Texas Forest Service officials say last year’s devastating Bastrop County wildfire has shown that the vegetation-free area around a home should extend beyond the long-accepted recommendation of 30 feet.
An evacuation order for a rustic residential development threatened by a West Texas wildfire has been lifted after firefighters were able to ring the fire with a containment line.
An official said that a wildfire threatening a rugged West Texas resort has not crossed the lines built to stop it, and firefighters are making progress.
Specialists have been summoned to reinforce the fire line guarding a remote West Texas resort development from an approaching wildfire.
Firefighting crews continue to battle the first major Texas wildfire of the season which is threatening a rustic development in West Texas.
Texans will be armed with a new Internet tool this wildfire season that will help spot their wildfire risk and how to respond to it.
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.
Governor Rick Perry is welcoming the first statewide gathering of emergency responders since drought and wildfires caused damage across Texas.