A raging fire is spreading across the Texas panhandle threatening lives, homes, and businesses while forcing many residents to evacuate.

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According to CNN, the Smokehouse Creek Fire has burned more than 500,000 acres of land across Texas and is spreading rapidly. Texas A&M Forest Service the fire is now the second-largest wildfire in Texas history.

Winds continue to shift as a front moves across Texas which could complicate how officials fight this massive fire.

This is a developing story and we will continue to update this as we get more information.

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