A DC-10 airplane drops retardant to help fight a large wildfire, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, near Magnolia, Texas. The plane, a converted DC-10 jet is capable of dropping 12,000 gallons of fire retardant. was assigned to Bastrop County in Central Texas but was temporarily diverted to attack a "particularly aggressive fire" that has been burning across Montgomery, Grimes and Waller counties, said Carman Apple, Texas Forest Service spokeswoman. Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell said he hopes the use of the plane reinforces the bulldozers that had been working through the night to contain the active fire inside an earthen berm. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool) MANDATORY CREDIT

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A DC-10 airplane drops retardant to help fight a large wildfire, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, near Magnolia, Texas. The plane,  a converted DC-10 jet is capable of dropping 12,000 gallons of fire retardant. was assigned to Bastrop County in Central Texas  but was temporarily diverted to attack a "particularly aggressive fire" that has been burning across Montgomery, Grimes and Waller counties, said Carman Apple, Texas Forest Service spokeswoman. Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell said he hopes the use of the plane reinforces the bulldozers that had been working through the night to contain the active fire inside an earthen berm. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool) MANDATORY CREDIT
A DC-10 airplane drops retardant to help fight a large wildfire, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, near Magnolia, Texas. The plane, a converted DC-10 jet is capable of dropping 12,000 gallons of fire retardant. was assigned to Bastrop County in Central Texas but was temporarily diverted to attack a "particularly aggressive fire" that has been burning across Montgomery, Grimes and Waller counties, said Carman Apple, Texas Forest Service spokeswoman. Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell said he hopes the use of the plane reinforces the bulldozers that had been working through the night to contain the active fire inside an earthen berm. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool) MANDATORY CREDIT
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