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DFR firefighter Stanley A. Wilson. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

Group Calling For New Investigation Into Dallas Firefighter’s Death

The Dallas Fire Fighters’ Association is calling for a new investigation, because they believe at least one, or maybe several, Dallas firefighters may not be telling the truth about what happened on the morning Stan Wilson died.

CBS 11–10/09/2014

DFR firefighter Stanley A. Wilson. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

Dallas Fire Chief: Mistakes Made in Firefighter’s Death

Sixteen months after Dallas firefighter Stan Wilson died when a burning building collapsed on him, the Dallas Fire and Rescue Department on Friday took some responsibility for his death.

CBS 11–09/19/2014

DFR firefighter Stanley A. Wilson. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

Dallas Firefighter Widow Wants Answers From Department

“Do the right thing.” That’s the message Jenny Wilson is sending to the Dallas Fire Department. “Let us know what happened.” It’s been more than 14 months since her husband, Stan Wilson, a veteran Dallas Firefighter, died battling a North Dallas apartment fire.

CBS 11–07/30/2014

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Services For Fallen Dallas Firefighter To Be Held Sun. & Mon.

Funeral and viewing services are set for Sunday and Monday for the Dallas firefighter who fell to his death while assisting with a major car crash during an ice storm.

02/15/2014

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Funeral Services Set For Fallen Dallas Firefighter

Funeral services have been set for the Dallas firefighter who fell to his death while assisting with a major car crash during Monday’s ice storm.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

William Scott Tanksley (credit: Dallas Fire-Rescue)

Fallen Firefighter Remembered As Father, Husband & Role Model

Tuesday night a Dallas firefighter was being remembered as a father, husband and man who died helping others. It was late Monday when William “Scott” Tanksley was working at the scene of a crash on the southbound Spur 408 exit-ramp.

CBSDFW.COM–02/11/2014

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ATF Investigating Blaze That Trapped & Killed Dallas Firefighter

CBS 11 News has learned federal agents are now investigating the six-alarm condominium fire in which a Dallas firefighter was trapped and killed.

CBS 11–05/22/2013

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Thousands Attend Memorial Service For Fallen West First Responders

Standing on a stage behind flag-covered caskets, President Barack Obama told the residents of West that while he and others may not live in Texas, they are neighbors, and are also grappling with the town’s loss.

CBS 11–04/26/2013

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VIDEO: Entire West Firefighter Memorial Service

Complete coverage of nearly three hour memorial service dedicated to 12 first responders who lost their lives in West Fertilizer plant explosion.

04/25/2013

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One Week Later, West Families Still Waiting To See Their Homes

In West, there are still too many questions, too much work, and too much worry for the devastated city to stop moving—even to mourn.

CBS 11–04/25/2013

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Victims Of West Plant Explosion Remembered In Waco

It started with a procession that included dozens of fire trucks and cars and pickups filled with men and women in uniform. The memorial service for those killed in the West Fertilizer Company explosion was held at the Ferrell Center on the Baylor University campus.

CBSDFW.COM–04/25/2013

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DFR Firefighter Killed In West Plant Explosion

Officials have just confirmed that a North Texas firefighter was killed in the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2013

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