Texas A&M Forest Service News

Dozens of Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Square Miles in Oklahoma, Texas

Strong winds are fueling more than two dozen wildfires burning across Oklahoma and Texas. Authorities say one blaze in western Oklahoma is estimated to be nearly 40 miles across at its widest point. Oklahoma Forestry Services spokeswoman Michelle Finch-Walker says …

Officials: Drone Interrupted Texas Wildfire Control Efforts

State fire officials say a drone being operated near a wildfire southwest of Fort Worth hampered firefighting efforts by forcing aircraft carrying retardant to be grounded. The Texas A&M Forest Service says two air tankers were grounded on Feb. 23 …