Feb 29 , 2024

Horrific visuals from Panhandle as Texas battles second-biggest wildfire disaster

By True Scoop

A rapidly spreading Texas wildfire has killed one person, forced residents to evacuate, cut off power to homes and businesses.

As per reports, it is the second-largest fire in Texas history, it has burned 850,000 acres of land north of the city of Amarillo.

Dry grass, high temperatures and strong winds have fuelled the conflagration.

The Texas A&M Forest Service said that the winds had diminished slightly, helping to moderate the fire's spread.

Rain was expected in the state's northern panhandle on Thursday, which may aid efforts to extinguish the blaze.

Massive wildfire continues scorching over 1 million acres in Texas Panhandle, more danger ahead.

On Tuesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a disaster for 60 Texas counties affected by the wildfires.

Concerns about the spreading fire north of the Pantex nuclear weapons site in Amarillo forced the facility to temporarily close

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