Whaaat!?!?! Big Tex Burns! Apocalypse Sign Number Four!

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 blaze, which left just a skeleton frame on the dude, began this morning at about 10:30, KHOU reports and our sister paper the Dallas Observer reports.

Whaaat!?!?! Big Tex Burns! Apocalypse Sign Number Four!
Photo by @elainea

The Observer will no doubt be following events and posting more pics as they come in.

Whaaat!?!?! Big Tex Burns! Apocalypse Sign Number Four!
Photo via Twitter/NBCDFW

Check out our six Big Tex replacement suggestions, beginning with Willie Nelson.

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