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Massive Fire Erupts In Texas; Second Largest In State History

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2024
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A massive fire that erupted on Monday in the Texas Panhandle has quickly become the second largest fire in state history, engulfing more than 850,000 acres. The Smokehouse Creek Fire has killed at least one person, destroyed numerous homes, and killed livestock across the vast ranch lands, according to a report from The New York Times. Governor Greg Abbott directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (DEM) to deploy additional state emergency response resources to support efforts to address the fire. “As dangerous wildfires continue to impact the Texas Panhandle,...

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