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Volunteer firefighters have been encircled by flames from the biggest wildfire in Texas historical past, apocalyptic footage reveals.

Two girls have been killed by the fires within the final week, however with flames nonetheless raging in a large space authorities have been unable to totally seek for victims.

The blaze has merged with one other hearth and crossed into Oklahoma, scorching greater than 4,400 sq. kilometres (1,700 sq. miles) and was 15 per cent contained as of Saturday (2 March) in accordance with officers.

It has devastated prairie, leaving lifeless cattle and destroying roughly 500 buildings together with houses.