The remains of their burned home in the background, Gaye Jaco (front) hugged her stepdaughter Jennifer Leaver on Tuesday in Bastrop, Texas. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Firefighters at a blaze on Highway 71 near Smithville, Texas, on Monday. Erich Schlegel/AP hide caption

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