Texas wildfires may have destroyed up to 500 structures

By Sean Murphy and Jim Vertuno (associated Press)
Updated March 2 2024 - 12:20pm, first published 12:14pm
The Smokehouse creek fire has burnt more than 4,400 square kilometres in the Texas Panhandle. (AP PHOTO)
The Smokehouse creek fire has burnt more than 4,400 square kilometres in the Texas Panhandle. (AP PHOTO)

Wildfires may have destroyed as many as 500 structures in the Texas Panhandle, governor Greg Abbott says, describing how the largest blaze in state history scorched everything in its path.

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