Statement By Texas House Speaker Joe Straus On Wildfires In Texas

AUSTIN---Today, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) expressed support from the Texas House for first responders and firefighters as they work with caution and vigilance to battle the continuing wildfire danger in Texas:

"I commend the bravery of the Texas Forest Service, firefighters, volunteers, law enforcement and other state and local officials as they work tirelessly to get the fires under control and protect lives and property," Speaker Straus said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by the wildfires across the state of Texas."

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