Fires are all around us!
Austin, TX (Sept 05, 2011) – Our whole area has fires all around. Thousands have evacuated to refugee centers. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed.
Bastrop has been hit the hardest, but two other areas of serious concern are Steiner Ranch and the Spicewood Texas area.
Pictures shared on Facebook by the Texas Storm Chasers …
Texas Parks & Wildlife video clip illustrating how fast it spread in a small area with 30 MPH winds
Here’s a video that “went viral” on Saturday, September 4th, and was picked up by CNN:
Here are photos from the Austin American Statesman site. CLICK ON THE PICS BELOW TO GO TO THE STATESMAN AND GET MORE DETAILS: