Texas Smokehouse Creek Fire: 250,000 acres scorched, ‘Looks like armageddon’

A group of wildfires raging in the Texas panhandle has burned more than 250,000 acres and prompted evacuation orders in multiple northern Texas communities.

No deaths or injuries have been reported so far, but not even 1% of the largest fire has been contained as of Tuesday evening, according to CNN.

Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) issued a disaster declaration for 60 counties on Tuesday, warning residents to limit their activities that could spark a fire as the area faces hot, dry, and windy conditions that make fires spread faster.

The Smokehouse Creek Fire in Texas is now 200k+ acres and 0% contained. Cheers to all the heavy equipment folks out there going on 32 hours trying to catch this monster.

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