Sunday, April 17, 2011

Wildfires Continue to Burn in Texas

The above visible satellite image, taken a few moments ago, shows the smoke plumes from two large wildfires burning the Lone Star State at present.  The Northern most fire in Palo Pinto and Stephens counties (to the West of Dallas/Ft. Worth) has resulted in the mandatory evacuation of the towns of Strawn and Caddo.  That particular fire continues to burn out of control, and is threatening those communities:

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