By Friday nearly all of Athens was back open. Home evacuations were lifted,some 24 hours after a fertilizer storage facility caught fire. But despite the blaze, evacuation and investigation – the show must go on. The Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion is back on.
A major gas leak in the area has prompted an evacuation and closed the Weatherford College main campus.
Just a few hours before sunrise Monday, firefighters were called out to a fire at a Grand Prairie motel. The 2-alarm fire happened at the Budget Suites, along Highway 360 and Post and Paddock.
Every person at the University of Texas at Austin was ordered to evacuate campus buildings Friday morning. Officials with the university say someone called at 8:35 a.m. claiming to have placed bombs all over campus.
Repair crews on the Southern Methodist University (SMU) campus are still working to find a gas leak, but the ‘all clear’ has been issued on campus and evacuation orders have been lifted.
Yesterday’s dangerously high temperatures overwhelmed the staff and residents at a Burleson nursing home