Firefighting crew are still struggling against the desolating wildfire in Central Texas that destroyed nearly 1,400 homes in Bastrop County, near Austin.

A spokesperson for the Texas Forest Service reported that they have been able to put off many of the big flames, despite higher winds.

There were 176 fires burning in Texas on Wednesday and 120 of them were in East Texas, Texas Forest Service Spokesperson, Warren Bielenberg reportedly said. Of the 20 new fires that popped up this same day, we found 19 of them in East Texas.