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.
A Central Texas utility has filed a $35 million lawsuit against a tree-trimming company over 2011 wildfires that destroyed nearly 1,700 homes.
Texans urged to use care with Labor Day fires.