The Federal Emergency Management Agency has expanded its wildfires disaster declaration area for Texas to include 119 counties.
So far, the record drought, heat wave and wildfires across the state have caused an estimated $10 billion in damages. So, as insurance companies pay claims they will need to generate more revenue — and they’ll get it from you!
Texas parks received fewer visitors because of wildfires and drought this year, leading to a $4.6 million deficit, state officials said Tuesday at the launch of a campaign to encourage the public to visit more often and donate much needed funds.
The devastating Texas wildfire season reaches the one-year mark on Tuesday, and there appears to be no end in sight as officials brace for more blazes.
George Strait, Willie Nelson and the Dixie Chicks are among the performers to play Monday night as part of a show to benefit wildfire victims.
It was the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. A raging fire destroyed more than 1,500 homes near Bastrop. While recovery will take months, some North Texas students stepped up to lend their support.
Firefighters made progress in containing a fire just a month after the state’s most destructive wildfire hit the same Central Texas county.
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.”