That Time Big Tex Caught on Fire

In October 2012, a major icon of the Texas State Fair, Big Tex, caught fire in front of a crowd.

Resources:

https://nypost.com/2012/10/19/giant-big-tex-statue-burns-down-after-60-years-as-state-fair-icon/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Tex

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2012/10/19/163247347/a-fire-i-cant-put-out-texas-state-fairs-big-tex-destroyed-by-blaze

http://www.yesterdayusa.com/big_tex_fact_page.htm

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