He says firefighters are still battling wildfires across Texas on Monday. About 2.8 million acres have burned in the state since November.
The Forest Service reports that a fire on the southern edge of Amarillo destroyed five homes and damaged four others. The fire destroyed about 200 acres and is about 90 percent contained.
Another fire to the northwest hit 1,243 acres, destroyed seven homes was about 80 percent contained on Monday.
Evacuations orders have been lifted in both areas.