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2 Dead In Oak Cliff Car Wreck

At least two people are reported dead in a fatal car wreck in Dallas.

12/15/2013

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Ice Storm Plan Paid Off For Fort Worth Medical Emergencies

A combination of planning and improvisation left Fort Worth emergency crews with a template for better responding to icy weather that other cities may follow.

CBS 11–12/12/2013

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Police: 3 Dead, Toddler Injured In Dallas Wreck

Police said three people were killed in a major accident at N. Prairie Creek Rd. and Dunlap Dr. in Dallas.

11/15/2013

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Garland Police Officer Shoots & Kills Shoplifter

An off-duty Garland police officer shot and killed a shoplifter Sunday.

07/28/2013

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CareFlite To Take Off From Frisco Permanently

CareFlite, the company that provides air transportation for medical emergencies, has given Frisco notice that it will no longer offer its services to the city.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

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City Of Plano Changing Policy For EMS Vehicles

If you live in the City of Plano and call 911, the fire engines and ambulances may not run their lights and sirens.

CBS 11–03/18/2013

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Mentally Ill Woman Arrested For Stealing Ambulance

Stealing an ambulance is probably the most bizarre thing Becky Divis has ever done. But it’s hard to be sure.

03/02/2013

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MedStar Nurse Triage Conserves Resources & Saves Patients $

When you call MedStar in Fort Worth for medical assistance, dispatchers may or may not send an ambulance to your location. Last year the emergency medical service began a Nurse Triage Program, that screens non-critical calls.

CBSDFW.COM–02/28/2013

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Fort Worth’s Growth Means MedStar Needs New HQ

In recent years, MedStar has had visitors from all over the world come to see its efficient dispatch center. But, the high-tech system is housed in a building with a lot of low tech problems.

02/05/2013

Emergency crews responded to the Woodland Springs neighborhood swimming pool after reports of a diving accident involving a 9-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

2 Children Hospitalized After Community Pool Accident

Rescuers rushed to a community pool in Fort Worth after getting calls to help a child.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

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Hospital Improving Heart Attack Patient Response Time

Moments matter when anyone suffers a heart attack. But it’s not just about how fast the ambulance can get a heart attack victim to the hospital. It’s also about how fast the hospital can treat the patient.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

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‘Move Over Or Slow Down’ Law Includes Tow Trucks

Nine years ago the state passed the Move Over/Slow Down law, for police cars, ambulances and fire trucks that are on the side of the road, with their lights flashing. But many drivers may not know that last September the law was expanded to include tow trucks.

06/19/2012

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