Photos: Texas Blaze Destroys 1,000 Homes

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Texas Wildfires

A helicopter begins to drop water on a wildfire at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas, on Aug. 31.

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Texas Wildfires

Lone Camp Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Joe Crawford fights a wildfire on Sept. 1, in Graford, Texas.

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Texas Wildfires

Lone Camp Volunteer firefighters reposition their truck while fighting a wildfire on Sept. 1, in Graford, Texas.

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Texas Wildfires

A wildfire burns on State Highway 118 near the McDonald Observatory not far from Ft. Davis, Texas. Wildfires have been burning out of control in West Texas since Saturday.

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Texas Wildfires

Volunteer firefighters work to put out a wildfire on Sept. 1, in Graford, Texas.

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Texas Wildfires

A wildfire burns out of control in Bastrop State Park near Bastrop, Texas.

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Texas Wildfires

Firefighters from around the state battle a large wildfire on Highway 71 near Smithville, Texas, on Sept. 5.

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Texas Wildfires

Firefighters from around the state battle a large wildfire on Highway 71 near Smithville, Texas, on Sept. 5.