State of Disaster Declared for Central Texas Wildfires
Posted by feww on October 16, 2015
Gov. of Texas Declares Disaster In Bastrop County
Texas Governor Abbott has declared a Disaster in Bastrop County, near Austin, after a wildfire consumed nearly 20 square kilometers, destroying dozens of homes and other structures, and forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes.
The Hidden Pines Fire wildfire in Smithville threatens more than 150 homes, as well as dozens of other structures, and was reportedly 25 percent contained as of posting.
- Raging Texas Wildfire Destroys Homes, Forces Hundreds of Evacuations October 15, 2015