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Gov. Abbott says Texas wildfires may have destroyed up to 500 structures

Firefighters battle the Smokehouse Creek Fire north of Canadian, Texas, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

Texas officials warned that the threat was not yet over. Higher temperatures and stronger winds forecast for Saturday elevated worries that fires in the Panhandle could continue spreading.

(Image credit: David Erickson)