Dramatic photos are coming in from the scene in Dallas where Big Tex, the 52-foot-tall mascot of the State Fair, has done gone ahead and caught himself on fire.
The Observer will no doubt be following events and posting more pics as they come in.
Check out our six Big Tex replacement suggestions, beginning with Willie Nelson.
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