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Millions Of Trees Lost In Texas Drought

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Green

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- A preliminary state estimate says as many as a half-billion trees died this year across Texas from the drought persisting ac...

Texas Wildfire Season Hits One-Year Mark With No End In Sight

Posted 01.15.2012 | Green

By ANGELA K. BROWN, The Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas -- The devastating Texas wildfire season reaches the one-year mark on Tuesday, and there...

Texas Wildfires Spark Millions In Agriculture Losses

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Enough fencing to cross Texas from east to west nearly seven times, more than 1,500 head of livestock and swaths of pasture ...

Power Utility Sued After Massive Texas Wildfire

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

FORT WORTH, Texas — A utility knew about wildfire dangers amid Texas' severe drought but failed to remove dead trees and branches near power lin...

State: Huge Texas Blaze Cause Likely Electrical

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas -- Sparks from electric power lines likely started the blaze that became the most destructive wildfire in Texas hist...

Texas Wildfire Protection Plan Lacks Funding

AP | DANNY ROBBINS and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

SAN ANTONIO — Long before this month's historic wildfires in Texas, the state's forest service came up with a $20.4 million plan to stop the fla...

Firefighters Experience Delay With Texas Wildfires

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

BASTROP, Texas -- Firefighters can't use one of their biggest weapons against a devastating wildfire in Central Texas because they haven't assembled t...