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North Texan Gets Probation For Pretending To Be A Fire Marshal

A North Texas man has been put on probation for pretending to be a fire marshal to avoid a $10 cover charge at a bar and to get free drinks.

07/24/2014

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Report On West Recommends More Firefighter Training & Planning

A new state fire marshal report, investigating the firefighter deaths when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded in 2013, is making some recommendations when it comes to firefighter planning and training.

CBS 11–05/16/2014

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Tarrant County Raises Ban On Outdoor Burning

The Tarrant County Commissioner’s Court has approved an outdoor burning ban for Tarrant County effective Dec. 4. The ban will be in place for the next 90 days.

12/04/2012

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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

Chopper 11 picture of grass fire near the city of Rhome, in Wise Co. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Firefighters Brace For Potentially Destructive Summer

Several brush fires had already erupted before the unofficial start to summer: Memorial Day. For firefighters the dry conditions are coming too soon.

05/28/2012

Smoke cuts through the sky after a structural fire broke out at a mobile home in Granbury on March 6, 2011. Six people were killed.

Hood County Fire Dept. Confirms Identities Of Victims Of Fatal Blaze

On top of mourning the loss of a loved one, six families struggled for days with a lack of information pertaining to a fatal fire that likely took the life of their son or daughter.

03/08/2011