Fire Safety

View of a fire on pit road (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NASCAR Mandates Fire Safety Gear For Teams After Pit Road Blazes

NASCAR is updating its fire safety requirements for race teams in the wake of an explosive accident on pit road at Richmond.

05/15/2015

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

New Bill On West Blast Would Delay New Rules

The massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people last year is unlikely to meaningfully change regulatory or safety rules in Texas until at least 2016 under the latest bill offered Tuesday by lawmakers tasked with scrutinizing the blast.

08/05/2014

Firemen put out smouldering embers. (credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Fire Danger Still “Critical” Despite Cooler Weather

The temperatures across North Texas are out of the triple digits, but local fire officials are still concerned with the potential for wildfires.

09/05/2011

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Fire Concerns Increase As Dove Season Opens

Dove season is officially underway and in addition to gun safety state park officials are warning hunters about wildfires.

09/01/2011

A fire department cadet monitors a Christmas tree that is on fire during a holiday safety fire demonstration. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Beware Of Christmas Decoration Dangers

Holiday decorating can be fun, but it can also cause some serious fire hazards. There are some safety tips you should take this holiday season.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2010