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Man Injured In Fort Worth Fire Thanks Heroes Who Saved Him

It was an emotional reunion between a disabled man, who had been dragged from his burning home, and the three three River Oaks police officers who saved his life. All of the men came together for the 2nd time at Harris Methodist Hospital.

CBS 11–09/17/2014

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2-Alarm North Dallas Apartment Fire Displaces 40 People

Approximately 40 residents are displaced after a 2-alarm fire at the Preston Valley Apartments in north Dallas broke out around 7 p.m. Sunday.

02/23/2014

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Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Training At DFW Airport

A new multi-million dollar expansion at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport means better training for airport firefighters around the world.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2013

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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

Rescue crews in Fairview worked to recover two people from a sewer trench on November 3, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Body Of 2nd Fairview Sewer Line Accident Victim Found

Just after the lunch hour officials in the Town of Fairview confirmed that the second victim of a sewer line accident had been found.

11/04/2011

Rescue crews in Fairview worked to recover two people from a sewer trench on November 3, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

1 Dead, 1 Missing After Collin Co. Sewer Line Accident

An accident in Collin County has left one worker dead and rescuers searching for another man. Initially, fire departments were called to the 200 block of Dumont Court, in Fairview, to rescue two unconscious utility workers.

11/03/2011

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Red Cross Now Heading To Possum Kingdom Fire

People who have lost their homes along Possum Kingdom Lake will soon be getting help from the American Red Cross. Thursday’s mission into Palo Pinto County will be the first since the fires and there’s a very specific reason why.

09/01/2011

Chopper 11 picture of grassfire in Palo Pinto County. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Idaho Firefighter Dies Fighting Palo Pinto County Blaze

Firefighters across Texas and the country are mourning the loss of one of their own. The rescuer died Thursday while fighting the latest fire in Palo Pinto County.

07/08/2011

Photo of suspect Jeffrey Steele. (credit: Rowlett Police Dept.)

Police: Burglar Set House On Fire With Mom & Child Inside

Police in Rowlett have taken into custody the man they believe beat a woman and then set the house, with her and her two-year-old baby inside, on fire.

05/06/2011

Molly the dog poses with her family and members of the Dallas Fire Urban Search and Rescue Team. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

Dallas Fire Rescue – Heroes To Both Man & Beast

I don’ t really know why firefighters are associated with rescuing cats from trees. But that potential experience came in handy for members of Dallas Fire Rescue, during the first week of March.

CBSDFW.COM–03/09/2011

From left to right, Officer Arturo Martinez, Senior Corporal William ‘Dave’ Regan and Senior Corporal Derold Thomas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Commendations For DPD Fire Rescue Heroes

The three Dallas police officers credited with rescuing a family from a burning home on Wednesday received commendations Thursday from the chief.

CBSDFW.COM–12/09/2010