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WJLA, September 07, 2011

Texas wildfires rage out of control, scorch homes

Severe drought and extremely dry conditions have fueled nearly a dozen wildfires throughout Texas, scorching 1,000 acres of parched land.

Burning Hillside

More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed in at least 57 wildfires across rain-starved Texas, most of them in one devastating blaze near Austin that is still raging out of control.

(Photo: Texas Parks & Wildlife | Date: Sep. 06, 2011) of fullscreen mode

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