- Created on Sunday, 11 September 2011
- Written by QHN Staff
Sept. 11, 2011 - According to an article published by Associated Press, "The number of homes destroyed by a Texas wildfire has risen to 1,554 and is expected to further increase as firefighters enter more areas where the blaze has been extinguished, officials said Sunday. Seventeen people remain unaccounted for."
According to an article in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, "Texas farmers and ranchers, hit by a crippling 10-month drought covering more than three-quarters of the state, have suffered losses of $5.2 billion, the worst on record and easily topping the $4.1 billion agricultural loss in 2006, Texas A&M economists said Wednesday (August 17)." Read the article