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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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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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