A top state fire official says the changing landscape of Texas, driven by millions of new residents and the spread of exurbia, has coincided with an unprecedented wave of large wildfires that are occurring more...
The Texas A&M Forest Service says a Walker County wildfire has burned nearly a square mile of land since Monday, but is about 80 percent contained.
Authorities say a wildfire that has burned for a week in Central Texas and destroyed about 50 homes is 70 percent contained.
Authorities say a wildfire in the Texas Panhandle that's destroyed 156 structures now is being blamed for the death of one person.
Emergency officials say about 75 homes are destroyed and hundreds of people have evacuated the area after a wildfire burned up to 2 square miles in the Texas Panhandle.