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Arlington Explosion Kills Man & Burns Another

One man was killed and another man was seriously hurt after an explosion and flash fire at a house in south Arlington late Thursday night.

08/29/2014

Claire Sullivan, 6, is recognized for her bravery by the City of Arlington, after calling 911 to try and get help for her grandmother. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

6-Year-Old Texas Hero Honored For Placing Lifesaving 911 Call

Six-year-old Claire Sullivan’s grandmother was babysitting her at her Arlington apartment when a 20 minute, life-or-death drama began to unfold.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

Missing cyclist Wesley Andrew Hixson found dead (Image via Flower Mound PD)

Missing Cyclist Found Dead In Flower Mound

On Monday afternoon the Flower Mound Police Department located the body of a male subject believed to be Wesley Andrew Hixson, who was reported missing since Saturday.

06/23/2014

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Firefighters Taking Flu Prevention Message Door-To-Door

The small lobby of the Neighborhood Clinic on Collins in Arlington was cramped with patients Monday, many of them suffering flu-like symptoms. When asked if the number of patients was larger than normal a doctor said, “Oh goodness, yes!”

CBS 11–01/13/2014

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Driver Rescued From Arlington Creek Bed

A man was rescued on Thursday from an Arlington creek bed after his vehicle left the road and became partially submerged underwater.

12/26/2013

Willy George thanks Arlington firefighters for saving his life.  (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

New Tool Allows Firefighters To Treat Smoke Inhalation Instantly

New medicine allows Arlington firefighters to treat smoke inhalation victims instantly. AFD has used the medicine to save three people in the past year.

12/18/2013

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Body Recovered At Lake Arlington

Arlington Fire Department divers located a body believed to be that of a boater reported missing Saturday night.

CBSDFW.COM–05/19/2013

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Prank Leaves Arlington Employee Trapped In Old Vault

A man was trapped in an old bank vault for three hours on Thursday evening after a practical joke went wrong.

02/01/2013

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Evacuations After 3-Alarm House Fire Spreads

It started with a fire at one Arlington home, but lead to another house going up in flames and an evacuation. Though firefighters weren’t called until just before 10 a.m., investigators now believe a fire in a homeowner’s fireplace last night may have sparked the initial blaze.

CBSDFW.COM–12/12/2012

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For Firefighters, Working Holidays Part Of The Job

It may be Thanksgiving, but not everyone gets the day off. At Arlington Fire Station No. 12, there is much to be thankful for.

CBS 11–11/22/2012

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Arlington Firefighter Reunited With Abandoned Boy 10 Years Later

A Texas boy abandoned at a fire station as an infant got a special wish for his 10th birthday: meeting the firefighter who saved him.

CBS 11–11/15/2012

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Arrest Made In Murder Of Arlington Mother & Son

An arrest has been made in the murders of Mechelle Gandy and her infant son Asher Olivas.

09/24/2012

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