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CBS 11 Reporter Gears Up & Takes The Firefighter Combat Challenge

Arlington is setting up the obstacle course for a regional, firefighter combat challenge. The competition is a timed, physical challenge that runs firefighters through a rigorous course in full firefighting gear including air tanks.

CBS 11–08/28/2015

Dry conditions increase wildfire danger in North Texas (Joel Thomas - CBS11)

Wildfire Concern Top Of Mind In Parts Of North Texas

Firefighters handed out the pamphlets in neighborhoods nestled in trees, brush and grass that flourished in spring rains are now fuel for a fire.

08/17/2015

Oak Point Fire (2)

1 Person Dead In Denton County House Fire

At least one person has been killed in a Denton County house fire. Firefighters in Oak Point are battling the 2-alarm blaze, in the 10000 block of Woodcrest Lane.

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2015

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Big Rig Driver Killed After Crashing Into Irving Firefighters

Police say three Irving firefighters have been hurt and a trucker killed when his 18-wheeler hit a ladder truck stopped at a DWI scene.

07/26/2015

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Dallas Police, Firefighters, Bystanders Lift Car To Rescue Trapped Woman

Surveillance and dash cam video captured a pretty amazing and possibly life-saving feat in Dallas earlier this month.

07/23/2015

Fire engine damaged by alleged drunk driver.
Courtesy:  Ft. Worth Fire Department

Fort Worth Fire Engine Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver

The firefighter driving called it a “near head-on collision,” late Sunday night.

06/22/2015

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Family Members Confirm Former Mayor Died In Colleyville Fire

Family members have identified the two men believed to be trapped inside as former Colleyville Mayor John Andrews and his adult grandson, Bobby Oneal, Jr.

05/28/2015

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

Firefighter’s Widow Demands Change, Accountability, for Husband’s Death

The widow of a Dallas firefighter will hold a press conference tomorrow to demand accountability and change within the Dallas Fire and Rescue Department.

04/13/2015

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Arlington Man Dies In Home Fire

One person was killed in a house fire Sunday morning in Arlington.

CBS 11–01/25/2015

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Drug Paraphernalia Found After Propane Torch Causes Evacuation

A leaking propane torch in a just-vacated hotel room forced the evacuation of the Crowne Plaza Addison hotel Monday. Investigators say they also found evidence of drug use in the room.

CBS 11–01/19/2015

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House Fire Set By Cigarette Kills Retired Marine

Cleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother’s best attempts to save him.

12/02/2014

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I-Team Uncovers Hydrants Out-Of-Order For Months

The CBS 11 I-Team took a close look at fire hydrant work orders in Dallas, after a neighborhood association reached out to Investigative Reporter Mireya Villarreal asking for help.

CBS 11–11/17/2014

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