Amarillo, TX - A man is arrested after fire officials say he improperly disposed of a cigarette causing a small grassfire which destroyed a fence in Amarillo.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez plans to visit Raton today as the wildfire grows to an estimated 24,000 acres.
LUNA, N.M. – A massive wildfire in eastern Arizona is burning more acres than the largest in state history, although some of that area is in New Mexico, where flare-ups that skipped along treetops Tuesday threatened a small mountain town.
Amarillo, Texas - There are now 20 counties in the Texas Panhandle banning the use and sale of fireworks, in light of this extremely, dry, hot and windy weather.
Amarillo, Texas - Now that all area counties are banning fireworks, there's a big crackdown on anyone violating the ban.
CARSON COUNTY, TX - A massive wildfire is burning in Carson County
NewsChannel 10 Amarillo, Texas - The brush chipping site in north Amarillo at Broadway & Hastings remains on fire this evening. Fire crews were called out to the site around 2:00 Monday afternoon. They
RESERVE, N.M. – The focus of the battle against a massive wildfire burning in eastern Arizona shifted to New Mexico on Monday as crews lit fires around the town of Luna to stop the flames.
10PM: Crews are making lots of progress fighting a wildfire in Cottle County.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. - A massive wildfire in eastern Arizona that has claimed more than 30 homes and forced nearly than 10,000 people to evacuate is likely to spread into New Mexico.
Health problems seem to be increasing in our area and health officials are connecting that increase to smokey conditions.
Texas - Several counties in the Texas panhandle are banning fireworks this Fourth of July season.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – Fire crews working feverishly overnight managed to protect most of a mountain resort town threatened by a massive wildfire in eastern Arizona, but some homes were lost, officials said Thursday.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area larger than the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames raced toward New Mexico on Wednesday.
Amarillo, TX - A family in Potter County is homeless after a house fire early this morning.
Amarillo, Texas - In light of this dangerously dry and windy weather, several Texas Panhandle counties have signed disaster declarations.
Amarillo, TX - Firefighters were called out to battle a fire Monday night in North Amarillo. Crews contained the blaze at the intersection of 24th and Echo.
The Potter and Carson County judges have declared a local state of disaster based on the threat of large wildfires.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – Firefighters worked furiously Monday to save a line of mountain communities in eastern Arizona from a gigantic blaze that has forced thousands of people from their homes and cast a smoky haze over states as far away as Iowa.
AMARILLO, TX - Driving down Tascosa Road, you won't just see what this week's wildfires have destroyed. You'll also see a fireworks stand getting ready to open.
Air tankers are an essential piece in fighting wildfires and keeping you and your property safe.
The Texas Forest Service says three fires in and around Amarillo have burned over 3,500 acres.
Randall County, Texas - Fire fighters continue to monitor the Tangle Aire Estates and South Ranch Acres neighborhoods, after Sunday's fire.
Potter and Randall Counties are thinking about banning fireworks in light of the very dry, windy weather.
Nine families are homeless following a wildfire that started Sunday evening near 9th Street and Soncy.
Amarillo, TX - The Soncy & Mariposa fire is now contained and under control.
AMARILLO, Texas - At least 11 homes in the Texas Panhandle town of Amarillo have been destroyed as two wildfires burned on the city's outskirts.
Fire crews remain on the scene of a large wildfire that started Sunday afternoon in Potter County.
Today firefighters also remain on the scene near Stinnett in case flames are rekindled by overnight winds.
Today in Randall County, crews continue to watch for flare ups after a grassfire destroyed three homes and damaged several more.
Many fires are burning in the Panhandle area. Here is the latest information.
Amarillo, Texas - Every county in the Texas Panhandle is under a burn ban.
An update on area fires across the panhandle.
Nixle updates from the Amarillo Police Department including the latest wildfire alerts.
Sunday Canyon is now back open after a wildfire sparked there Tuesday night.
Governor Rick Perry has sent a letter to President Obama to appeal the denial of major disaster declaration for Texas in the wake of this year's devastating wildfires.
A massive wildfire continues to burn south of Canyon.
The fire burning around the Ceta Canyon area is now around zero percent contained.
The wildfire at Western and Hester is now contained.
The wildfire in south Randall County is still burning. The Texas Forest Service says the fire in Palo Duro Canyon is 50% contained at this time.
There were several fires burning across the area Tuesday including Deaf Smith County, Randall County, Swisher County, Roosevelt County and Curry County.
HEREFORD, TX - One of the biggest blazes Tuesday ripped across Deaf Smith county and ended up in Randall.
Hereford, Texas - 10:00pm: Fire fighters from Deaf Smith and Parmer County continue to monitor for hot spots after a grass fire sparked right on the county line.
A large grassfire continues to burn at this hour near Hereford.
Hutchinson County - The cause of Thursday's range fire in Hutchinson County remains under investigation.
DALLAS — The ongoing drought in Texas and neighboring Southwestern states is contributing to what weather officials say could be another bad week of wildfires.
Amarillo, Texas - Many Amarillo residents will soon be much safer thanks to a brand new fire station.
More than twenty people from six panhandle fire departments went downstate to help battle the wildfires.
AMARILLO, TEXAS- Crews continue monitoring the hot-spots of two fires that burned in the Panhandle Tuesday evening.
Amarillo fire fighters and a local wrecking company joined forces to learn how to properly deal with a turned over semi-truck.
Dumas, Texas - A fallen hero was laid to rest Monday... Hundreds came out to honor and remember the Cactus volunteer fireman who lost his life Wednesday after being burned badly in a Moore County grass fire.
Fire crews returning from the funeral service of volunteer firefighter Elias Jaquez helped respond to an afternoon fire.
DUMAS, Texas — A firefighter fatally burned while fighting a Panhandle wildfire will be laid to rest.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Thousands of homes and businesses have lost electricity as North Texas thunderstorms brought some soggy relief from wildfires and drought.
A Cactus firefighter injured while battling wildfires earlier this month has died.
POSSUM KINGDOM LAKE, Texas - Some residents of a wildfire-ravaged Texas recreational area will be allowed to view the devastation firsthand as they begin to think about whether they can rebuild their homes.
SAN ANGELO, Texas — Officials say all evacuation orders have been lifted for a stubborn but remote West Texas wildfire that has burned about 150,000 acres.
Texas - Randall County and Deaf Smith firefighters have extinguished a range fire on the Randall County line near Dawn.
SANTA FE, N.M. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded a grant to help cover the costs of fighting a 17,000-acre grass fire that broke out Sunday in eastern New Mexico.
Curry County - At least two homes and 17-thousand acres are destroyed following a range fire near Clovis.
A local group helping to put roofs over the heads of many victims who lost their homes in the February wildfires, is making progress.
AUSTIN, Texas — A 60-year-old homeless man is facing an arson charge after authorities say he started a campfire to cook eggs and left the hot coals unattended to buy beer before a fire broke out and damaged about a dozen homes.
Hereford, Texas - We now know what sparked a grass fire in Hereford Sunday night, forcing at least ten families from their homes.
Clovis, New Mexico - A massive wildfire in Eastern New Mexico is 70 to 80% under control as of 10pm after burning for more than five hours Sunday.
DALLAS — Residents of a West Texas town of 1,500 are back in their homes after evacuating for several hours as wildfires threatened the community.
Officials say a small grass fire east of Canyon on Nance Ranch Road is now under control.
LUBBOCK, Texas — Summer-like weather has contributed to spring wildfires still raging in parts of dry West Texas.
Cactus, Texas - The fireman critically injured in Moore County over the weekend is expected to survive.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A firefighter is hospitalized after being critically burned while battling a wildfire in the Texas Panhandle.
Amarillo, Texas - The Red Cross is now kicking its long-term help efforts into high gear for those who lost everything in February's massive wildfires.
Amarillo, Texas - Two people are behind bars in connection with the multiple fires started in Southwest Amarillo last week.
Information on several fires in the panhandle area.
DALLAS — The fire danger remains high across the northern and western parts of Texas as dry, hot conditions are expected to persist.
Amarillo, Texas - A large grass fire continues to burn this Saturday evening near the Moore/Potter County line.
Guymon, OK - Wednesday evening Guymon firefighters along with several other departments are currently fighting a fire heading down the old riverbed between Hardesty and Hooker near the Wildlife Management area in Texas County.
Amarillo, TX - An early morning fire in Amarillo damages several homes. The Amarillo Fire and Police Departments were called out to the Amarillo Estates Mobile Home Park at 666 Pavillard, just after 1am.
Amarillo, Texas - Investigators are trying to figure out who started a series of fires in Southwest Amarillo. Seven fires were set between 10pm and midnight Monday.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo Fire Marshals are investigating several fires that flared up near houses in southwest Amarillo Monday night.
The causes of two fires in our area are now known.
Guymon, Oklahoma - As of Monday evening, fire crews in Guymon are still putting out hot spots, leftover sparks from the massive fire that swept across Texas County late Sunday night into early Monday morning.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Firefighters battled a wind-driven wildfire Monday that officials say has tripled in size after destroying five homes, forced evacuations and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes and businesses.
Perryton, TX - Authorities say a spark from a heater treater caused a wildfire in Ochiltree county.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Recent cooler weather that helped ease the fire danger across Texas is expected to give way to hot, dry conditions by the weekend.
Amarillo, TX - There are concerns this year's wild fire season may be comparable to the fires of 2006 in the Panhandle area.
Amarillo, Texas - A local organization is working to put roofs over the heads of victims of the recent wildfires.
Amarillo, Texas - Dozens of people are pretending their houses were burned in February's wildfires.
Almost 8,000 acres are burned during a range fire in Guymon.
Stinnett, Texas - Some area volunteer fire departments are struggling to keep fire fighters on the roster as the required training is becoming more time consuming. This is a concern for one fire chief, as fire season is in full swing.
Hundreds of rodeo fans spent the day at the Area of Life. The fun and games were all for a good cause.
Amarillo, Texas - You'll have a chance to help wildfire victims and get rid of some of your unwanted items at the same time.
AMARILLO, TX - Wildfire danger in our area is expected to be high later this week. Amarillo area emergency responders tell NewsChannel 10, the wildfire outbreak experienced last month taught them more about their continued efforts this season.
Amarillo, TX - Additional assistance is now available for the dozens of families affected by the recent wildfires in the Panhandle.
People in the Panhandle joined forces Sunday to raise money and supplies for families who lost their homes in the recent wild fires.
AMARILLO, TX - Two suspected thieves are behind bars following an alleged aggravated assault against a victim of the recent wildfires.
CANYON, TX - Randall County Commissioners pass a resolution honoring all the emergency responders who helped with last week's disastrous wildfires.
Amarillo, Texas - Hundreds of thousands of dollars in just two weeks... And the donations keep pouring in. Just over $271,000 has been raised so far from private donations to funds set up around the area...
If you were affected by last Sunday's fires and need to dispose of debris, The city of Amarillo will be waiving landfill fees for fire victims.
Here is a list of donation opportunities in the area. If your organization is helping wildfire victims, let NewsChannel 10 know at (806) 383-6397, or email@example.com
AMARILLO, TX - Hundreds of high school students lend a hand to help their fellow classmates affected by the wildfires.
Just a few days after wild fires destroyed areas in Potter and Randall county, volunteers and waste management companies are trying to clean up the Palisades area.
Skellytown, Texas - At least one volunteer fire department is crippled after fighting Sunday's blaze.
AMARILLO, TX - Dozens of Willow Creek families try to recover what was lost from Sunday's roaring wildfires.
Was your pet displaced in the wildfire? Send a photo along with your name, location, and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
Amarillo, Texas - Dogs and cats are also victims of Sunday's fire, and while owners locate lost pets, they're finding yet another problem. Some animals are suffering from the heat and smoke of the blaze.
The Salvation Army, The Downtown Women's Center and both U-Haul locations in Amarillo are accepting donations from the public.
Amarillo, TX - In the wake of the destructive wild fires in much of the Panhandle, parts of our area are still considered a disaster area.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Fire investigators estimate this blaze damaged more property in one day than the several weeks of massive flames back in 2006. The scale even took many veteran firefighters by surprise.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - About 120,000 acres have burned in West Texas as the wind eased and crews brought all of the fires under control.
Residents of the Palisades are now able to return to their homes. That community remained restricted until this morning.
Randall County, Texas - Residents of Lake Tanglewood are seeing their homes for the first time after the blaze that ripped through the community.
There were no reports of injuries in Lake Tanglewood and Palisades but many residents' homes were lost and some suffered severe damages.
The Panhandle Red Cross says they are in need of money right now, and they say to help, you can donate through a special account.
The Mesilla Park fire has been contained at this time, but crews are still monitoring the area because of multiple hot spots.
AMARILLO, TX - NewsChannel 10 spoke with several families Monday. Some were told by authorities their homes were gone, others were told their homes were still standing.
Amarillo, Texas - We now know the cause of the massive fire in the willow creek area in northern Potter County.
A list of confirmed homes that were destroyed in Lake Tanglewood from officials with Randall County.
Crews are still checking for hot spots in the Lake Tanglewood area and Mesilla Park area after Sunday's range fires.
Lake Tanglewood - Dozens of fire fighters, including crews called in from the metroplex, continue to fight flames in the Lake Tanglewood area.
West Texas - The devastating wildfires swept across other parts of west Texas including Midland, Colorado City and Lubbock.
The massive wildfires are prompting a huge outpouring of donations by the Amarillo community.
AMARILLO, TX - Xcel Energy says they currently have only 26 customers outside of the fire-affected area without power.