Texas nuclear weapons facility pauses as fires spread

By John Crouch
Updated February 28 2024 - 7:00pm, first published 6:58pm
The largest fire burning in the Texas panhandle has doubled in size to more than 1000 sq km. (AP PHOTO)
The largest fire burning in the Texas panhandle has doubled in size to more than 1000 sq km. (AP PHOTO)

A series of wildfires has swept across the Texas Panhandle, prompting evacuations, cutting off power to thousands, and forcing the shutdown of a nuclear weapons facility as strong winds, dry grass and unseasonably warm temperatures fed the blazes.

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