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A bullet casing lies on ground of a crime scene. (credit: AP Photo)

Suspect Sought For Brandishing Firearm At Fire Station

Dallas Police are looking for an armed man who allegedly pointed a gun at a firefighter, according to a police report.

05/26/2013

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Garland Residents Evacuated After Toxic Vapors Released

Police evacuated residents in the immediate area of Garland Road and I-635 shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.

05/11/2013

Berwyn Fire Company Engine 2-1 leaves headed to Texas. (credit: Berwyn Fire Company)

West Volunteer Fire Department Gets Fire Engine Donation

There’s good news for firefighters working in West. The list of donations to the Texas town now includes a fire truck.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2013

A caution sign identifying a natural gas underground pipeline. (credit: Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

McKinney Neighborhood Evacuated By Natural Gas Line Break

Just north of downtown McKinney, residents and business operators said they smelled the trouble first Wednesday morning.

01/23/2013

(credit: Grand Prairie Police Dept.)

Emergency Crews Battle Early Morning Motel Fire

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/07/2013

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North Texas City Busy Writing Fire Lane Parking Citations

The Mansfield Fire Marshal is worried about crews being delayed while in an emergency situation. Initially Fire Marshal Clay Cawood was handing out warnings, but now it’s citations for drivers parking in fire lanes.

CBS 11–09/03/2012

New Fire Chief In Grand Prairie

The City of Grand Prairie has new Fire Chief. Robert Fite will replace retiring Fire Chief Clif Nelson.

07/31/2012

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

Dallas Fire Rescue Criticized For Inspections

An audit was released today which says the department’s procedures are not up to date.

02/13/2012

2-Alarm House Fire Near Duncanville

Firefighters spent the cold morning battling a 2-alarm fire near Duncanville.

11/28/2011

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Grill In North Texas House Leads To Poisoning

Emergency officials say seven people have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after an outdoor grill was used inside a Dallas-area house on a chilly evening.

11/28/2011

Smoke Alarm

Smoke Alarm Could Earn Wylie Residents Free Pizza

A working smoke detector could get you a free pizza this week in Wylie.

10/10/2011

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