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Texas Wildfires Flare in Dry, Windy Weather

Texas Wildfires Flare in Dry, Windy Weather

AUSTIN, Texas, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a State Disaster Proclamation for more than half the counties in Texas as a result of wildfires that began Tuesday. The governor’s order makes 152 of the state’s 254 counties eligible for state assistance. “I urge Texans to exercise extreme caution as…