State Fair of Texas | Big Tex BurnsPublished: October 19, 2012
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A fire destroyed Big Tex this morning at the State Fair of Texas.
The blaze was reported shortly after 10:15 a.m. at the fairgrounds in Dallas. The state fair is in its final days this weekend.
"It's a very sad day for all fair-goers," fair spokeswoman Sue Gooding said. "It's a sad way to end the fair."
See Dallas News story, photos and video:
Big Tex burns at the State Fair of Texas
By Christina Rosales and Eric Aasen
Dallas Morning News | dallasnews.com