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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

(credit: Trixie Textor/Getty Images)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

4-Year-Old Dies In Commerce Mobile Home Fire

Investigators in the Hunt County city of Commerce are trying to determine what caused a mobile home fire that killed a 4-year-old girl.

08/29/2011

(credit: Parker County Crime Stoppers)

Officials On The Hunt For Parker County Serial Arsonist

Parker County officials are on the hunt for a serial arsonist. Since December of 2010 there have been eight fires intentionally set in one Weatherford neighborhood.

04/28/2011

Pros: They save lives and serve the community.Cons: They risk their lives every day.

Azle Resident Wants To Douse Plans For Fire Station

Danny Callaway isn’t afraid to speak out. He says his two sons are fighting for that right.

04/05/2011

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