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September 7th, 2011
Audio: Central Texas fire crews straining amid devastation

by MATT LARGEY

Federal authorities arrived in Bastrop on Tuesday to assist with the wildfires that have killed two, charred more than 30,000 acres and destroyed at least 600 homes. Matt Largey of KUT News reports that the crisis has stretched fire crews to their breaking point.

MATT LARGEY reports for KUT News where this story was originally aired. It is reprinted here through a news partnership between The Texas Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.

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