Wildfires in Parched Texas Kill 2 and Destroy Homes

The Texas wildfire has burned more than 14,000 acres of the drought-stricken state and destroyed hundreds of homes. Larry W. Smith/European Pressphoto Agency. Click image for larger view.

Manny Fernandez The New York Times 9/5/2011

HOUSTON — Firefighters struggled to gain control of fast-moving wildfires that consumed tens of thousands of acres of […]