Texas wildfires

Wildfires
8:42 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Are you aware of burning rules in Texas?

A C-130H Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, Colorado Springs Air Force Reserve, drops a line of fire retardant in West Texas in April 2011.
DVIDSHUB Flickr

Citizens in unincorporated Texas area again urged to follow proper burning procedures amid two local wildfires that burned 50 acres Tuesday. 

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Wildfire Assistance
1:45 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Request for Public Assistance deadline approaches for Texas counties

A wildfire flares up on the west side of Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas, Saturday, April 16, 2011.
AP Photo/LM Otero

AUSTIN, Texas - Local governments and other public entities in 30 Texas counties hit by wildfires from Aug. 30 to Dec. 31, 2011, have 10 days to submit official requests for federal assistance, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday.

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