Rain, falling temps help Texas douse wildfires

Reuters: Heavy rain, easing winds and lower temperatures helped crews battling wildfires that have torched dozens of homes and scorched thousands of acres in Texas and the Southwest, authorities said on Thursday. Temperatures in West Texas dipped below 100 degrees Fahrenheit, helping firefighters there tackle the state's largest fire, while drenching rain gave fire crews a break to curb a blaze in a residential area north of Houston, "It was a godsend," Grimes County Sheriff Donald Sowell said of the......

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