Jeff Turner, manager of the Glasscock County Co-op Gin in Garden City, Texas , forwarded these stunning and somewhat horrifying photos of the massive and deadly wildfire that consumed thousands of acres and more than 1,500 homes in early September.
Wildfires across the state have resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in agriculture and other losses over the past year.
Ten lives have been lost to these deadly fires.
A TOWERING inferno of flames consumes everything in its patch, trees, grasslands and homes, near Bastrop, Texas.
DEVASTATING WILDFIRES HAVE burned more than 3.75 million acres cross Texas in the last year. A Labor Day weekend blaze burned more than 1,500 homes near Bastrop.
MORE THAN GRASS and trees were destroyed by thousands of wildfires that have burned across the Southwest since last November.
WILDFIRES HAVE CONSUMER nearly 5 million acres in Texas since last fall.
BILLOWING SMOKE warns motorists of dangerous wildfires near Bastrop, Texas in early September.
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CLOUDS OF dark smoke obliterate the sky during a massive wildfire in Central Texas.
HELICOPTERS scoop water from a lake in Central Texas to fight wildfires.
BLAZES light up the sky near Bastrop, Texas.
HOMES AND other structures are threatened by raging wildfire.