Crews made progress against wildfire in the same Central Texas county where a destructive blaze last month destroyed over 1,500 homes.
Enough fence to cross Texas from east to west nearly seven times, more than 1,500 head of livestock and swaths of pasture nearly twice the area of Delaware have burned in Texas wildfires this year.
A utility company knew about wildfire dangers amid severe Texas drought, but failed to remove dead trees and branches near their power lines.
A fire official in Texas says a wildfire has destroyed part of the set for the 2003 film “The Alamo,” and charred at least 150 acres near Austin.
President Barack Obama is swiping at Texas Governor Rick Perry, criticizing him as “a governor whose state is on fire, denying climate change.”
A concert on October 17, featuring Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and the group Asleep at the Wheel, will benefit Central Texas wildfire victims.
Sparks from electric power lines likely started the blaze that became the most destructive wildfire in Texas history, fire officials said Tuesday.
That glowing cigarette butt flying out the car window might be a dangerous thing during a statewide drought, and TxDOT wants it to stop.
The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.
Firefighters have contained 75 percent of the wildfires that have scorched a Central Texas county since Labor Day weekend.
The Insurance Council of Texas on Monday offered the estimate for more than 180 wildfires reported statewide since Labor Day weekend.
Authorities said Monday morning that they have accounted for all but two of the residents affected by a massive Central Texas wildfire.