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Panhandle Wildfires

Decayed power pole sparked the largest wildfire in state history, Texas House committee confirms

A lack of air support and ineffective coordination hurt efforts to contain this year's Panhandle fires, the committee said.

A building destroyed by fire sits in ashes in the Texas R.V. Park in Fritch, TX. Snow  and rainfall on Thursday offered temporary relief to firefighters battling the blaze but weather conditions this weekend may cause the fire to spread again.

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