Wildfires are burning like crazy in central Texas and casting a blanket of smoke as far east as Houston
· Mar 18, 2022 · NottheBee.com

This disaster hasn't broken through to wall-to-wall news coverage like other wildfires—not yet, at least—but this is still highly alarming:

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate parts of central Texas as crews work to contain rapidly spreading wildfires.

By early Friday morning, the Eastland Complex fire, a blaze that formed Thursday after a number of smaller fires converged, had burned through more than 39,800 acres of land in Eastland County, the Texas A&M Forest Service said in an update.

Just two percent of the fire had been contained as of 5:15 a.m., the service said.

Video of the fires showed multiple conflagrations enveloping cars, fields and other landmarks and human environments:

The effects of the fire, meanwhile, could be seen as far east as Houston:

You know what to do, folks: Prayers up.

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