Today, the 60 year old mascot of The State Fair Of Texas, Big Tex, caught fire.
The State Fair has been running a weekly photo contest. I’m guessing this week’s entries will look a lot like this:
Big Tex fire photo via http://www.dallasnews.com
Officials believe the fire was caused by an electrical short in his boot. Most Texans believe the blame can be fully placed on Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys.
There’s no doubt that Big Tex will be back bigger and better next year, but I’m guessing the 60yr anniversary t-shirts will now be a collector’s item: