By Megan Friedman
A wildfire started at Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas has spread to 150,000 acres, and shows no signs of slowing down.
It’s the fifth reported fire in Texas over the last two weeks. Gusty winds and hot weather have made it difficult to put out the fires, according to the Associated Press. Most of the state is in a state of drought. The fires, so far, have burned enough land to fill the state of Rhode Island.
In the Possum Kingdom area, more than 30 homes have been destroyed. The AP has raw video from April 19. According to their report, the fire has torched more than 1,000 square miles of ranch land.
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