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Charlie Contreras was hit head-on on early Sunday morning by an alleged drunk driver. (credit: Contreras family)

Retired Dallas Firefighter Has Died, After Being Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver

Charles Contreras Sr., 60, was hit over the weekend while on his motorcycle by the driver of a pickup truck who ran a red light.

04/29/2015

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78-Year-Old “Scared To Death” After Alleged Beating By Firefighter

An elderly man says he’s now “scared to death” of a Fort Worth firefighter. Why? Because he was allegedly beaten by the civil servant who he now calls a “coward.”

CBSDFW.COM–04/16/2015

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

A Firefighter’s Widow Demands Change… And The Mayor Responds

A veteran firefighter’s widow has accused the City of Dallas and its fire department of a coverup in her husband’s death – an accusation Dallas fire officials deny.

CBS 11–04/16/2015

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Fire Dept. Board Calls Emergency Meeting After More Sex Assault Arrests

The scandal involving volunteer Ellis County firefighters widens. Two more arrests, of high-ranking officials, were made on Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–04/09/2015

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North Texas Firefighters Rebuild Retired Fireman’s Home

Cedar Hill firefighters are giving back to a man who dedicated his career to public service.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

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Firefighter Receives Christmas Donation After On-Job Injuries

North Texas Firefighter who was badly burned on the job receives Christmas donation.

CBS 11–12/23/2014

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

Group Calling For New Investigation Into Dallas Firefighter’s Death

The Dallas Fire Fighters’ Association is calling for a new investigation, because they believe at least one, or maybe several, Dallas firefighters may not be telling the truth about what happened on the morning Stan Wilson died.

CBS 11–10/09/2014

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Hero’s Homecoming For Injured Dallas Firefighter

It’s been a slow and painful recovery for Dallas firefighter Jeff Patterson, who was injured in May.

09/19/2014

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Fallen Firefighter’s Son Receives Star Of Texas Award

The ceremonies people most closely link with fallen heroes are somber and heart wrenching.

09/03/2014

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Highway Construction Posing Problems For Firefighters

A big rig fire in North Fort Worth shut down the highway Thursday morning and construction made it difficult for firefighters to access water to put it out.

08/28/2014

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Firefighter Accused Of Sexual Assault

A Parker County firefighter has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child.

07/23/2014

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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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