Wildfire chances increasing across state Posted in: Opinions The risk for wildfires across the state has risen along with the hot and dry conditions, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.“With the recent uptick in wildfire activity, Texas A&M Forest Service has mobilized additional personnel and equipment to assist with response,” said Wes Moorehead, Texas A&M Forest Service fire chief. “State and local firefighters are prepared to respond quickly but we need Texans to be careful and prevent wildfire ignitions while conditions remain hot and dry.”Nine out of 10 wildfires cross the state are both human-caused and preventable. The most common causes of wildfires during summer are debris ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!