Dallas Fire-Rescue May Change How It Responds To Some EMS CallsChief David Coatney told members of the Dallas City Council's public safety committee that because of a rising population and volume of emergency calls, the department has to change the way it responds to them.
Texas First Responders Could Soon Carry GunsProponents say the legislation protects first responders arriving to potentially dangerous scenes, and lets them get there faster since they won't have to worry about stashing their guns beforehand.
Texas Bill Would Let Firefighters, EMTs Carry Guns On DutyParamedics would be able to pack more than just medical supplies if one state lawmaker gets his way. State Representative John Wray wants all first-responders in Texas to be able to carry guns.
Paramedics Describe Responding To Suicide Call Under FireMedStar crews begin each shift checking their medical apparatus and supplies, preparing for every possible medical situation.
Summer Caution: Heat-Related Illnesses On The RiseFort Worth-based MedStar Mobile Healthcare says it has treated 109 heat illness related patients since June 1.
New Addition Helps Family Deal With Loss Of Loved One In West ExplosionThis week marks one year since the West Fertilizer Plant explosion. The blast killed 15 people -- including father and volunteer firefighter Perry Calvin. His family spoke with CBS 11 News about their unexpected loss.
Paramedics Quick Action Saved Driver's LifeTwo Fort Worth paramedics rescued a woman who was trapped inside her burning, wrecked pickup truck after it rolled on West Freeway early Thursday morning.