High Fire Danger For Texas, Oklahoma PanhandlesForestry officials say conditions in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles are ideal for sparking wildfires.
Elevated Fire Risk Results In Red Flag Warnings Across North TexasThe fire danger across North Texas continues to be high and weather condition will keep it that way all week. Together dry air; dry ground, dormant vegetation, low humidity and gusty winds are the perfect storm for grass fires.
4 Governors Seek Grazing Assistance Because Of WildfiresThe governors of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires.
Wind Conditions Should Ease, Helping Crews Battle WildfiresWinds are expected to diminish as emergency crews in Texas and three other states continue to battle wildfires that have killed six people and destroyed hundreds of square miles of land.
Crews Battling Wildfires In Texas, Oklahoma PanhandleCrews are working to contain a wildfire that's burning in a rural area of the Texas Panhandle while firefighters in Oklahoma fought back several blazes that popped up on an unseasonably warm and windy day.
'Extremely Critical' Wildfire Alert In Texas, 2 Other StatesFirefighters in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are expected to create dangerous wildfire conditions.
'Critical' Wildfire Weather Expected In Texas, OklahomaForecasters are warning of dangerous wildfire conditions Monday in parts of Texas and Oklahoma.
Drought, Other Factors Contribute To Larger Texas WildfiresLarger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces drought, development and changes in how land is used.
Burning Wildfires Have Many Texans Worried They Could Be NextThe threat of wildfires has a lot of Texans looking for ways to prevent becoming the next victim.
Officials Believe Farming Accident Sparked Massive Texas WildfireA preliminary investigation indicates a farming accident sparked a wildfire that's consumed more than 7 square miles and destroyed 40 structures in Central Texas.
North Texas Firefighters Helping Fight Central Texas WildfiresCentral Texas firefighters, battling a blaze in Bastrop County, have sounded the call for help to fire departments here in North Texas.
Bastrop County Fires Still Burning, Governor Declares State Of DisasterAs firefighters from across the state head to Central Texas to help battle wildfires, Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in Bastrop County.
Hot, Dry Conditions = Increased North Texas Grass Fire RiskA dozen North Texas counties have declared burn bans as foliage and area residents wither during a long, dry summer. And fire hazards become more dangerous with each dry, hot day.
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 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.