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Lawmakers Hear Plea for More Fire Department Funding

With the threat of wildfires still looming, firefighters across the state are facing critical funding shortages, state legislators were told at a Senate committee hearing Tuesday.

Firemen look for hot spots along Texas Highway 21 on September 13, 2011 after last week's devastating wildfires.

With the threat of wildfires still looming, firefighters across the state are facing critical funding shortages, state legislators were told at a Senate committee hearing Tuesday.

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