Texas Fire Photos and Video Links



Here’s a link to another set of powerful pictures of the State Park, which is pretty much a part of my property.
And here are some of the pictures I took or copied from friends
Downtown  Bastrop on Monday. . .
 A Central Texas firestorm has burned more than 44,000 acres and destroyed more than 600 homes.
View from Hwy 71
As seen from someone’s car on 71
Distribution Center for Victims of Bastrop County Fires
Park road 1 in the  Bastrop  State Park . . . my property sits not far from this area and more than likely looked like this as it went up in flames.
Guys from my hometown of Smithville in the blaze J  (Superheros!)
Firefighters from Smithville Fire Department battle a large wildfire on Highway 71 near Smithville, Texas, Monday, Sep. 5, 2011.  A roaring wildfire raced unchecked Monday through rain-starved farm and ranchland in Texas, destroying nearly 500 homes during a rapid advance fanned in part by howling winds from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee. (AP Photo/Erich Schlegel)
Smoldering property near Circle D off of 1441.
What’s left of the home my friends, Brian and Debbi Goertz lived in at Colovista (Brian is the District Attorney of  Bastrop  County )
View of the sky in Smithville with all the smoke from Bastrop
Sunset in the smokey air from fires 70 some miles away. . .  (Sunday night)
http://youtu.be/W6USnFf5PvM    Video of someone driving from Round Rock toward  Bastrop