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.

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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