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Largest Wildfire in Texas History Continues to Expand

HeadlineMar 04, 2024

The largest wildfire in Texas history continues to grow and has spread into Oklahoma. As of Sunday, the Smokehouse Creek Fire was only 15% contained and had burned a size of land larger than the state of Rhode Island. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Sunday the blaze, which occurred amid record heat, is a sign that the nation must be better prepared for extreme weather caused by climate change.

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