Emergency management

Texas Spared Destruction From Hurricane Patricia's RemnantsDrenching storms that the remnants of Hurricane Patricia dragged into Texas finally cleared Sunday without leaving behind the death or devastation of torrential rain and floods that hit the state earlier in the year.
Multi-Agency Earthquake Experts Plan For Potential Trembler DamageAnother earthquake briefly shook parts of Irving and Dallas just after 6:00 a.m. Monday. It occurred just hours before a big multi-agency meeting on planning for potential earthquake damage.
Ft. Worth Outdoor Warning Sirens Fail Wednesday; Repairs UnderwayWednesday, 38 of the city's Outdoor Warning Sirens failed to sound off during testing.
Dallas Officials Anticipate Flooding From "Bill", Planning AheadWith Tropical Storm Bill having moved ashore and set a course that will move up and through North Texas, officials in the City of Dallas are planning ahead.
Severe Weather Leaves Damage Across North TexasSevere weather moved across North Texas late Tuesday afternoon. Rain, high winds and lightning caused damage in several cities.
Tornado Insurance Claims Exceed Initial EstimatesInsurance claims from the tornadoes and hail that hit one month ago will exceed initial estimates.
Denton County Employees Escape Flash FloodHigh water from the morning's torrential rain put a couple of Denton County maintenance workers in a bizarre situation Tuesday.
3 More Texas Counties Can Apply For FEMA HelpThree more Texas counties affected by last year's wildfires can apply for disaster recovery aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Dallas Homeland Security Director Talks About Firing After only 15 months as Dallas County's Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director, Lisa Chambers was fired Tuesday.
Wildfires Bring Renewed Concern For Physically DisabledThe rapidly moving wildfires burning across Texas prove just how quickly entire neighborhoods have to evacuate. But for the intellectually or physically disabled, it's not easy.
Storm Shelter Grant Money Available For Tarrant Co. ResidentsWith devastating storms across the country and here in North Texas, the storm shelter business has been busy. And one of the best-kept secrets in town is for Tarrant County residents.
Storm Shelter Business Booming In Wake Of TornadoesAfter a month with 16 tornadoes in North Texas, storm shelter companies are scrambling to fill a sudden rush of orders coming in from across the country.
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