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Texas Panhandle blaze grows to 2nd-largest in state history

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2024
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By Sean Murphy and Jim Vertuno | Associated Press CANADIAN, Texas — A cluster of wildfires scorched the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday, including a blaze that grew into one of the largest in state history, as flames blackened the landscape across a vast stretch of small towns and cattle ranches. Authorities warned that the damage to communities on the high plains could be extensive. The largest fire — which expanded to nearly 800 square miles (2,072 square kilometers) — jumped into parts of neighboring Oklahoma and was completely uncontained as...

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