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Aerial view of destruction caused by Texas wildfires

Update, September 8, 08:45 ET:

This post was updated on September 8 to correct a misleading headline. Thanks to Newsvine user beth-4037097, who pointed out that the original headline, Cops: Teen arsonists sought over Texas wildfire, referred to a different fire to the one depicted in the photographs below. The arsonists were sought in connection with a fire in the city of Leander, Texas, as reported by the Austin-American Statesman.

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Rich Shulman writes:

It's amazing that the fire spared this one house.

Recent PhotoBlog posts from Texas wildfires and drought.

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Eric Gay / AP

Homes destroyed by wildfire are seen Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Bastrop, Texas. The fire has destroyed more than 600 homes and blackened about 45 square miles in and around Bastrop. A search team on Wednesday will begin looking for more possible victims of the fire, which has killed two people and forced thousands to evacuate.

Eric Gay / AP

A row of homes destroyed by wildfire are seen, Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Bastrop, Texas. The fire has destroyed more than 600 homes and blackened about 45 square miles in and around Bastrop. A search team on Wednesday will begin looking for more possible victims of the fire, which has killed two people and forced thousands to evacuate.