Tag Archives: Texas

Texas A&M Places Firefighting Planes in Abilene

SEATS are often staged in multiple places     ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) – When it comes to wildfires, the Texas A&M Forest Service takes their firefighting to the skies. Single Engine Air Tankers, or SEATS, are often staged in multiple places ...

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Texas Wildfire Causes Evacuations

Willow Park fire is 85 percent contained   WILLOW PARK, Texas (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire borne by gusty winds forced evacuations Monday afternoon in a nearby subdivision and closed two heavily traveled interstate highways in North Texas. Firefighters battled ...

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Texas Sues Tree Company for Fatal Wildfire

Bastrop County Complex Fire killed two people in 2011   AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is suing a vegetation management company that it alleges caused the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. The lawsuit ...

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Kansas Wildfires Causes Suspension of Grazing Restrictions

Ranchers affected by fires are offered relief from USDA   WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ranchers in three states affected by wildfires have been given a temporary suspension of grazing restrictions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday authorized emergency grazing ...

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Latest on Midwest Wildfires

A look at what’s burning across country’s midsection   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the country’s midsection (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 22 counties ...

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Fatal Wildfires Scorch Four States

Six people dead as wildfires burn Midwest   JIM SUHR, Associated Press HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get ...

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“Extremely Critical” Wildfire Alert Issued for New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Risk area covers 117,000 square miles AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Firefighters in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are expected to create dangerous wildfire conditions. The ...

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