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Worst Texas Wildfire in History Scorches Ranches, Shuts Highways

Posted on AllSides February 29th, 2024
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Texas emergency crews are battling the worst wildfire in state history amid forecasts for several more days of dry, windy weather that will make their task more difficult.

The largest of multiple blazes scorching the Texas Panhandle — the Smokehouse Creek Fire — expanded more than 20-fold in just two days and now covers 1.075 million acres (1,700 square miles), according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

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