The high heat and heavy winds in Northeast Texas triggered the summer’s first large-scale ground fire in Hunt County Tuesday.

Officials in Grayson County say a pair of  friendly buzzards are responsible for starting a five acre ground fire in Sherman Tuesday night.  


Officials in Lamar County Monday issued the region’s first total burn ban of the season.

Mark Haslett

In the Fannin County town of Honey Grove, one Ash Wednesday service was different this year.

At approximately 3:29 a.m. Wednesday morning a caller at FM 3220 in Ben Franklin reported a mobile home fire with occupants still in the location.

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BLOSSOM - The Paris News is reporting the destruction of the Family Life Center at Blossom Church of God in Lamar County. The fire broke out before noon Thursday.

Ben Franklin Blazes

Jan 3, 2012
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Blazes could be seen for miles Tuesday afternoon as Cooper, Pecan Gap, Enloe, Klondike, Delta County and Roxton Fire Departments along with Delta County Sheriffs Department officials were called on the scene of a house fire located at the corner of County Road 3270 near Highway 38 in Ben Franklin.

Wildfires in Southeast Texas Marshland

Jan 3, 2012

There are wildfires burning in parts of the Southeast Texas marshland.

Cold Temperatures Bring NFPA Reminder

Dec 29, 2011

The temperature in North Texas is expected to remain above normal for 2011, but 2012 will be ushered in with another cold front; and with that cold front comes a reminder from the National Fire Protection Association.

Puzzling House Fire leaves Two Dead

Dec 28, 2011

Authorities are puzzled by the deaths of a couple found Christmas Day in their Laredo home.