Texas Parks and Wildlife Wildfires Info & Updates [VIDEO]
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department released this footage of a wildfire consuming the 6,000-acre Bastrop State Park, where, as of Tuesday, all but 100 acres have been blackened while firefighters battle to save a number of historic Civilian Conservation Corps cabins.
Over 3.5 million acres, an area larger than the entire state of Connecticut, have been scorched since December.
Check the Statesman for the latest updates on the most active blazes and stay safe.
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Video shot September 5, 2011 on the north edge of Bastrop State Park. All but about 100 acres of the 6,000-acre park have been blackened by fire.