Yahoo!: Along with sparking increased debate about climate change, the ongoing drought conditions in Texas have made the state ripe for wildfires this year. Meteorologists are predicting Texans will not see relief from the extreme weather until later this year, or even possibly not until well into 2012. Which means firefighters are likely to continue to see more of the blazes like the Possum Kingdom Lake fire, which began Tuesday and has claimed dozens of homes and thousands of acres of land.
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Texas Wildfires Still Rage as Drought Conditions Worsen