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Texas wildfire spread rapidly, scorched several parts of state

Monday, September 5, 2011 | 8:06 a.m. CDT; updated 3:24 p.m. CDT, Monday, September 5, 2011

GLADEWATER, Texas — A longtime Texas sheriff  said it was the fastest-moving fire he has ever seen. Six homes were toppled within minutes, including one trailer where a woman and her 18-month-old daughter were killed because they couldn't escape in time.

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