Fire crews battle Mesquite Heat fire as temperatures rise

Fire crews in central Texas battled the fast-moving Mesquite Heat Fire on Friday, May 20, as temperatures continued to soar above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The Texas A&M Forest Service said this video was captured Wednesday as the fire spread rapidly due to high winds, drought conditions and high temperatures. As of Thursday night, the fire burned 9,613 acres and was 25 percent contained, according to official fire reports. Credit: Texas A&M Forest Service via Storyful

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