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Arlington Company Will Pay For Delay In Reporting Emergency

It took two hours for a company to report an emergency to Arlington officials, and Arlington’s mayor is not happy.

04/14/2015

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Lakewood Students & Staff Complained Of Illness Before CO Leak

There were headaches and upset stomachs at one Dallas elementary school more than 24 hours ago, but this wasn’t about some virus or bug making its way across campus. The problem was carbon monoxide.

CBSDFW.COM–03/03/2015

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Lakewood Elementary In Dallas Evacuated After Carbon Monoxide Leak Detected

The students and staff at Lakewood Elementary school in Dallas have been evacuated after elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide were detected in the building Tuesday morning.

03/03/2015

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Drug Paraphernalia Found After Propane Torch Causes Evacuation

A leaking propane torch in a just-vacated hotel room forced the evacuation of the Crowne Plaza Addison hotel Monday. Investigators say they also found evidence of drug use in the room.

CBS 11–01/19/2015

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Arlington Elementary School Students Evacuated After Lockdown

Students are being evacuated from Gideon Elementary School, in the Mansfield Independent School District.

CBSDFW.COM–01/14/2015

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Three Killed In Downtown Dallas High-Rise Fire

About 2,800 people were evacuated from the Thanksgiving Tower building in downtown Dallas Thursday morning after a fire broke out in the underground parking garage.

12/11/2014

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McKinney Dowell Middle School Evacuated Over Gas Leak

Students and staff at Dowell Middle School in McKinney have been evacuated due to a gas leak.

08/27/2014

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Athens Fiddle Festival Goes On After Fertilizer Plant Fire

Less than 48 hours after a fertilizer plant fire, that stirred memories of last year’s deadly disaster in West, the small Texas town of Athens went on with its signature event – Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion.

05/31/2014

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Houston School Evacuated Due To Suspicious Device, Student In Custody

A Houston-area school district says a student is in custody after a bomb squad was dispatched to a high school for a ‘potential explosive device’ in a campus building.

01/13/2014

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Evacuated Milford Residents To Return Home Briefly

Milford Residents will be allowed to briefly return to their homes on Friday, as crews continue to secure the area surrounding the site where a natural gas pipeline caught fire and exploded Thursday morning.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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Chevron Establishes Claims Hotline After Pipeline Explosion

Some 700 Milford residents are away from home tonight. The entire town was evacuated after workers punctured a Chevron gas pipeline — causing a huge explosion. Chevron set up a claims hotline for people forced to evacuate.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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Young & Old Rushed From Homes After Pipeline Explosion

Keyshia Smith heard the explosion and watched flames rise just beyond her porch. She says, a sheriff’s deputy arrived. “Banging on the door saying, ‘…The pipeline is under your house. You need to go before your house explodes.’”

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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