Wildfire Threatens Remote West Texas Development

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The first major Texas wildfire of the season is threatening a rustic development of cabins in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, a development hit hard by a wildfire last spring.

Texas Forest Service spokeswoman April Saginor says storm winds had blown the 20,000-acre Livermore Ranch Complex of wildfires to within sight of the Davis Mountain Resort by Monday evening. However, Kelly Bryan, former chief of the Davis Mountain Resort Volunteer Fire Department, says the winds had shifted favorably away from the development by sunset Monday.

Saginor says no injuries or structural losses were reported as of nightfall, and federal, state and local fire crews were digging fire lines around the 400-structure development and that its 150 permanent residents were under evacuation orders.


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