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    <p>As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&amp;M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any activity that may cause a spark.  Approximately 90 percent of wildfires are caused by humans and their activities, and Independence </p>6/29/2020 06:10:00 PM
    Texas A&M Forest Service urges the public to be cautious with outdoor activities this holiday weekend

    As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&amp;M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any activity that may cause a spark. Approximately 90 percent of wildfires are caused by humans and their activities, and Independence


    <p><span>Last week, on
June 13, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to assist on the McDaniel Fire
in Coke County, northwest of San Angelo. </span><span>Extreme fire behavior--including
multiple days with short crown runs and short-range spotting--coupled with
topography challenges, wildland urban-interface and the remote location made
the fire a challenge to contain and control.</span></p>
<p><span></span></p>6/25/2020 01:00:00 PM
    Texas A&M Forest Service saves historic home in McDaniel Fire

    Last week, on June 13, Texas A&M Forest Service responded to assist on the McDaniel Fire in Coke County, northwest of San Angelo. Extreme fire behavior--including multiple days with short crown runs and short-range spotting--coupled with topography challenges, wildland urban-interface and the remote location made the fire a challenge to contain and control.


    Drought conditions in the western Plains and early drying across the state have led to an increase in wildfire activity and an early start to the summer wildfire season.6/17/2020 02:55:00 PM
    Early summer drying could indicate a severe wildfire season in Texas
    Drought conditions in the western Plains and early drying across the state have led to an increase in wildfire activity and an early start to the summer wildfire season.
    Texas A&M Forest Service, local fire officials and fire departments are advising the public to be aware of the continued drying conditions in Bell, McLennan, Coryell and Hill county regions that can contribute to rapidly growing wildfires.6/14/2020 05:05:00 PM
    Parts of North and Central Texas Affected by Continued Drying Trends
    Texas A&M Forest Service, local fire officials and fire departments are advising the public to be aware of the continued drying conditions in Bell, McLennan, Coryell and Hill county regions that can contribute to rapidly growing wildfires.
    <span style="color: rgb(28, 30, 33); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 11pt;">Wildfire potential will increase this weekend
and into the middle of next week across West Texas, including areas around
Abilene, Childress, Lubbock and Amarillo. </span>6/11/2020 09:00:00 PM
    Wildfire Potential Increases This Weekend Across Portions of Panhandle and West Texas
    Wildfire potential will increase this weekend and into the middle of next week across West Texas, including areas around Abilene, Childress, Lubbock and Amarillo.