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Hot, Dry Conditions = Increased North Texas Grass Fire Risk

A dozen North Texas counties have declared burn bans as foliage and area residents wither during a long, dry summer. And fire hazards become more dangerous with each dry, hot day.

CBS 11–08/18/2015

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

Tarrant County Joins List Of Counties With Outdoor Burning Ban

Tarrant County has joined the growing list of North Texas counties to issue an outdoor burning ban.

08/18/2015

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No Injuries Reported In East Texas Paint Plant Fire

Investigators say nobody has been hurt in an overnight fire and explosions at a paint-related industrial plant in East Texas.

08/12/2015

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Officials: Teen Arrested After Patrol Car Set Afire In Texas

Authorities say a 16-year-old Mexican national torched a patrol car and then led deputies on a chase through two Southeast Texas counties before being arrested.

08/02/2015

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2 Flights, 2 Scary Problems At Dallas/Fort Worth Int’l Airport

There were two different planes and two scary problems at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Thursday and airline passengers were right in the middle of it.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2015

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Elderly Woman Dies In Dallas House Fire, Son Safely Escapes

Authorities are trying to determine what started a Dallas house fire that left an elderly woman dead.

07/26/2015

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2-Alarm Blaze Forces Residents Out Of Homes

Ten people were forced out of their Northeast Dallas homes today after a fire.

07/19/2015

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3 Fort Worth Fires Investigated As Arson

Arson investigators in Fort Worth are looking into a series of suspicious fires, all of which took place this week just south of downtown and may be connected to each other.

07/14/2015

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Distracted Driver Hits 13-Year-Old Boy

A driver distracted by an office fire struck a 13-year-old boy Monday night.

07/06/2015

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Fire In Lewisville Saturday Displaces 20 People

At least 20 people are displaced today after fire hit the Oak Tree Apartments in Lewisville. It all began at about 2:15 Saturday morning when a man came home to find his attic on fire…

06/20/2015

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38 Animals Killed In East Texas Clinic Fire

Officials said that 38 animals died from a fire that engulfed an animal hospital in East Texas late Tuesday night. Only two animals at the clinic survived the blaze.

06/10/2015

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Two Cars Charred In Fiery Crash In Grand Prairie

An accident led to an inferno Saturday in Grand Prairie; two vehicles were involved in a crash on Texas State Highway 360 at Carrier Parkway. A fuel leak lit both vehicles on fire, charring both and setting a grass-fire.

06/06/2015

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