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Governor Perry sends helicopters to put out blaze in north Texas

TEXAS - Governor Rick Perry has sent helicopters into Palo Pinto County to help 14 local and volunteer fire departments battling fires in North Texas.

Firefighters are reportedly gaining ground on the fires which have now threatened 18 homes.

Governor Perry said in a statement Sunday that two fires in Palo Pinto County had already destroyed 33-thousand acres.

However, no evacuations have been ordered and no injuries have been reported.

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