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Congressmen McCaul touring E Texas wildfire areas

(KLTV) - Congressmen Michael McCaul and Louie Gohmert are touring some of the wildfire ravaged areas in East Texas.

They are trying to determine wether the federal government responded quickly enough, and to see if FEMA is providing the necessary resources for the recovery process.

Congressmen McCaul stated, "I saw the burn from the airplane below, it's pretty devastating but with all the pine trees in East Texas drying up they way they are, I'm very concerned about the future, and that's why it's so important we have these assets right here in East Texas ready to respond."

A hearing on the federal response to the Texas wildfires is set for October 17th.

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