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Thousands Gather For Benefit To Help Injured Dallas Firefighter

A Dallas firefighter critically injured battling a house fire last month continues his slow and painful recovery. But, Jeff Patterson got the best kind of medicine Saturday: an outpouring of support from colleagues and friends.

CBSDFW.COM–06/28/2014

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Dallas Fire Rescue Receives Pet Oxygen Masks

Dallas Fire-Rescue stations are now equipped with oxygen masks for pets they may come across while on duty.

06/24/2014

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Suggestions Offered After 2 Texas Firefighters Die

A review of a blaze that killed two Texas firefighters has led to recommendations for better communication among personnel and more attention to fire potential in concealed spaces.

05/19/2014

West, Texas Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service (69)

Report: West Volunteer Fire Department Lacked Training

Firefighters involved in the fertilizer explosion that killed 15 people last year in West, didn’t fail to perform as they had been trained, a new report found.

05/15/2014

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Family Looks Ahead After Losing Son & Home In West Blast

Some people in West lost family members the night of April 17, 2013. Some lost their homes and there are others who lost both. One of those families spoke with CBS 11 News about the last year and how they’re rebuilding their lives.

CBSDFW.COM–04/17/2014

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West Volunteer Firefighter On-Duty Again

Months after surviving the fertilizer plant explosion, which rocked the small town of West, volunteer firefighter Robert Payne has started going out on calls again.

04/16/2014

Jenny, Noah and Luke Wilson spoke to CBS 11 about their father, Stan Wilson's death in the line of duty. (credit: KTVT)

Lost In The Line Of Duty

Stan Wilson was a fireman. He happened to work in Dallas. Wilson died in the line of duty. He and four other Dallas firefighters entered a burning apartment complex in search of saving lives. WIlson’s widow sat down and talked with CBS 11 News.

CBS 11–02/25/2014

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Investigators Searching For Cause Of Fire That Killed 2-Year-Old Girl

Dozens tried to console a Dallas mother as she fell to her knees in tears Sunday night at a vigil outside an East Oak Cliff apartment where her 2-year-old daughter died in a fire earlier that day.

02/23/2014

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Rural Areas Benefitting From New Emergency Fire System

With both a Wind Advisory and Fire Weather Warning in effect across North Texas, dry, dangerous conditions should be a concern for everyone. Firefighters in Parker County prepared well in advance for days just like today.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

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Witness Recalls Crash That Killed Dallas Firefighter

A Cedar Hill man sends his thoughts and prayers to the family of a Dallas firefighter, after the firefighter was killed as he helped at a crash scene Monday night.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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At Least 4 Deaths During North Texas Icy Weather

At least four people have died in traffic accidents on icy North Texas roads including a Dallas firefighter who was knocked from an Interstate 20 ramp.

02/11/2014

DFR firefighter Stanley A. Wilson. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

Dallas Firefighter’s Death Remains Unresolved

Behind the smoke… behind the fire… there was confusion, flawed communications and a sense that things were getting out of control.

CBS 11–01/27/2014

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