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Ice Storm Cost Fort Worth $350K, According To Early Estimates

As Fort Worth thaws out, city workers are trying to figure out just how much combating the ice cost the city. From sand truck drivers to the actual sand itself, 90+ hours of ice adds up.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

How To Help: West, Texas Emergency Resources

A list of emergency relief services to help with those affected by the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.

04/17/2013

(Photo credit: Kent Chapline, CBSDFW.COM)

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

Dallas Police Department

Dallas Police Making Changes To 911 System After Death

Police in Dallas say they’re changing how 911 calls are logged after two officers didn’t forcibly enter the home of a caller found dead there two days later.

08/22/2012

A home in Dallas was destroyed by fire early on July 4, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas PD Releases 911 Calls From Oak Cliff House Fire

CBS 11 News continues to follow a developing story centered on a family’s house that burned to the ground earlier this week, in Oak Cliff. DPD is soon expected to respond to concerns that the fire raised about the city’s 911 system.

CBS 11–07/06/2012

A 2-alarm fire at the La Plaza Apartments in East Fort Worth. (Credit: Arezow Doost/KTVT)

Firefighters & Residents Hurt In Fort Worth Blaze

A firefighter battling a two-alarm blaze was taken away by an ambulance Thursday while residents watched their complex burn.

07/05/2012

A fire engine from the Brownwood Fire Department, outside the funeral of 39-year-old Shannon Stone. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Garland Firefighter’s Association Confirms Hazing Incident

The head of the Garland Firefighter’s Association is confirming a report that a rookie firefighter was chased, sprayed with hoses and duct taped to a back board back in February inside a fire station.

06/11/2012