Wichita Falls Fire Department Haz-Mat crews responded to call about a chemical spill and possible fire at Texas Recreation Corporation in the 900 block of North Beverly Drive at around 9:00 am. Wichita Falls Traffic Control also responded and diverted traffic off of North Beverly Drive while officials assessed and contained the chemical spill
Firefighters have been battling a large wildfire on the Clay/Montague County line early this afternoon. Officials say the fire started between Cray Road and Manton Road and was growing rapidly. Heavy smoke across US 287 forced officials to close the highway to both north and southbound traffic
A wildfire broke out just after noon today along FM 1954 near Wigwam. Crews from the Texas Forest Service are on the scene along with the Scotland VFD, Lake Arrowhead VFD, Arrowhead Ranch Estates VFD and the Jolly VFD
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has initiated Energy Emergency Level 1 Alert due to operating reserves dropping below 2,300 megawatts. ERCOT operators are monitoring the situation and are asking Texas residents to reduce electric consumption where possible through 7 pm today
We all know what the intense heat and drought have done to us. Just look at the majority of lawns around the area. Or look at the dwindling cattle herds. It's awfully tough to maintain a herd with no grass and dry tanks, so area ranchers have sold them off in record numbers
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