From 230 miles overhead, International Space Station external and crew-tended cameras captured video of the wildfires burning in central Texas to the southeast of the capitol of Austin at 12:07 p.m. Eastern time on Sept. 6, 2011. The video was accompanied by comments on the wildfires by Expedition 28 Flight Engineer Mike Fossum.
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A roaring wildfire raced unchecked through rain-starved farm and ranchland in Central Texas, destroying nearly 500 homes during an advance fanned in part by winds from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.
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