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Texas firefighters have battled 175 fires in the past week that have burned nearly 95,000 acres, officials say

While firefighters grapple with wildfires across Texas, a bit of good news emerged Monday: the Big L Fire is now "under control," Hood County officials said.

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While firefighters grapple with wildfires across Texas, a bit of good news emerged Monday: the Big L Fire is now "under control," Hood County officials said.

Highlights

  • The Big L Fire is now “under control,” Hood County officials say.
  • The evacuation order for the City of Lipan has been lifted.
  • 175 wildfires burned about 95,000 acres across Texas, the state’s forest service said Sunday.
  • Over the past week, firefighters have been trying to protect people and homes as wildfires burn across the state, the forest service says.
  • The fire is located in Hood County, located on the Edwards Plateau, is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington-area metro area, to its west, Erath County is where two of North America’s largest renewable natural gas plants are located, officials said.