Crews Respond to 11 Wildfires Burning Across North Texas

Firefighters were responding to 11 wildfires burning across Texas on Thursday, July 21, totaling more than 1,000 acres ablaze, the Texas A+M Forest Service said.

Timelapse video shows smoke billowing from the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County as activity increased on July 19. As of July 21, the Chalk Mountain Fire was an estimated 6,705 in size and was 10-percent contained. Credit: Texas A+M Forest Service via Storyful

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