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3 Ala. firefighters sent to help battle Texas wildfires

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Three Alabama firefighters are on the front lines fighting massive wildfires in Texas.

The Alabama Forestry Commission sent a two person tractor team and a strike team leader to West Texas.

The tractor team is being credited with saving at least two homes just this week.

Huge wildfires are burning hundreds of thousands of acres in Texas.

Alabama is getting ready to send more firefighters to the state, but details are not currently known.

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