Gov. Greg Abbott declares wildfire threat



Special to The Highlander

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a proclamation certifying that exceptional drought conditions continue to pose a threat of imminent disaster in several counties including Blanco, Burnet and Llano counties due to persistent drought conditions. …

Conditions which have exacerbated the extreme fire danger involve “significantly low rainfall and prolonged dry conditions [which] continue to increase the threat of wildfire across these portions of the state.” …

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