Most destructive wildfires in recent Texas history

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Posted: Sep 06, 2011 7:52 PM
Most destructive wildfires in recent Texas history

The Texas Forest Service said 600 homes destroyed in Bastrop County was the worst damage by a single wildfire since the late 1990s, which is as far as the state's records go back. The four worst:

_ September 2011: 600 homes destroyed in Bastrop County

_ April 2011: 168 homes destroyed in Palo Pinto County near Possum Kingdom Lake

_ December 2005: 116 homes destroyed in Callahan County

_ April 2009: 69 homes destroyed in Montague County