Fires sweeping across Texas; firefighter killed
A day after behind one of their own, firefighters return to the front lines Saturday to battle wildfires inclusive across hundreds of thousands of acres in Texas that have destroyed dozens of homes.

Strong winds and drought-stricken grasses and shrubs are fueling the fires that forced hundreds of evacuations, including an entire town, and cracked at least 60 homes on Friday. Firefighters worked suddenly as the blazes burned across in relation to 655 sq. miles, according to the Texas Forest Service.

A number of of the fires have been burning for a week or more, counting three in West Texas that have charred a mutual 400,000 acres.