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Texas Fires 2011: Over 1 Million Acres Burned In Wildfires (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Texas wildfires have been creeping closer and closer to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, as over one million acres have been burned in little over a week’s time.Dry conditions and wind have caused the fires to spread east from sparsely popula…

The Texas wildfires have been creeping closer and closer to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, as over one million acres have been burned in little over a week’s time.

Dry conditions and wind have caused the fires to spread east from sparsely populated west Texas towards more populated regions, according to Reuters. The Texas Forest service also said that 150,000 acres and 150 homes have been destroyed just 80 miles from Fort Worth.

The fires have caused enough destruction to warrant help from numerous other states.

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