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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Firefighters Battling 2 Fires Near Possum Kingdom Lake

Firefighters Battling 2 Fires Near Possum Kingdom Lake

Two wildfires in Palo Pinto County east of Possum Kingdom Lake have burned 3500 acres. A third fire briefly flared up on Sunday.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Viewer Photos: PK Fire

MoshPix: Viewers share their photos of the PK Lake fire. See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT
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By Frank Heinz

Dramatic Photos: 2011 Possum Kingdom Fires

A collection of images of Texas Wildfires. See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Forest Service Debuts Texas Wildfire App

Forest Service Debuts Texas Wildfire App

The Texas Forest Service wants to educate Texans on the risk of wildfires and how to take action with its new mobile app.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Possum Kingdom Lake Rebuilding One Year Later

Possum Kingdom Lake Rebuilding One Year Later

One year after wildfires swept through Possum Kingdom Lake and caused $100 million in damage, residents around the lake are still rebuilding and businesses are open for vacationers.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Bastrop Fire 95 Percent Contained

Bastrop Fire 95 Percent Contained

The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Business Returns to Possum Kingdom Lake

Business Returns to Possum Kingdom Lake

Possum Kingdom Lake recovers from 6-week financial drought after fires.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Church Half Empty Due to PK Wildfire

Church Half Empty Due to PK Wildfire

Just months after many of their congregation lost their homes, the First Baptist Church in Graford had a smaller turnout Sunday due to more grassfires.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

PK Fire Fully Contained

PK Fire Fully Contained

The Texas Forest Service is surveying home damage around Possum Kingdom Lake to see what lessons can be learned.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM CDT

Only 2 Missing in Bastrop Fires

Only 2 Missing in Bastrop Fires

Authorities say they have accounted for all but two of the residents affected by the fires in Bastrop County.

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