Texas Wildfires: 852 Homes Lost in 48 Hours

In the last 48 hours, 852 homes have been consumed in the flames of Texas wildfires as dozens of blazes continue to sear the drought-plagued state, according to the Texas Forest Service. Officials say more than 1,000 homes have been destroyed and over 115,000 acres have burned in the past seven days. The largest wildfire is raging just east of Austin and has burned at least 600 homes and blackened 30,000 acres. Texas Gov. Rick Perry set aside his campaign for the Republican presidential...Full Story
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