A one-year-old Chihuahua named Pony has faced tragedy twice in her short life. In 2013 she survived the awful fertilizer explosion in West, and Yvette Childers adopted her as a refugee pet. But last week, death came calling again.
Heavy rain and floods took dozens of North Texas drivers by surprise — leading to more than 40 high-water rescues in Fort Worth. In the course of a few hours, firefighters responded to more than 200 calls for help.
A new state fire marshal report, investigating the firefighter deaths when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded in 2013, is making some recommendations when it comes to firefighter planning and training.
A 15-year-old boy is allegedly ‘taken down’ by police. It started with a bonfire on private property in Wilmer and turned into a chaotic run-in with officers and firefighters.
An elderly Fort Worth woman died in a house fire around 4:50 a.m. Saturday in the 3600 block of S. Hughes St.
A four-alarm fire that broke out around 1:53 a.m. Saturday at the Finley Terrace Apartments of Irving has displaced more than 80 residents.
Howling winds have been fueling a grass fire in Denton County for more than 24 hours.
Approximately 40 residents are displaced after a 2-alarm fire at the Preston Valley Apartments in north Dallas broke out around 7 p.m. Sunday.
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.
No matter the cold, firefighters still have the same mission. And when temperatures go down the number of challenges facing emergency first responders goes up.
New medicine allows Arlington firefighters to treat smoke inhalation victims instantly. AFD has used the medicine to save three people in the past year.
When you call 911 you expect crews to respond within minutes. But if you have an emergency in parts of south Fort Worth, it could take up to 15 minutes for first responders to get to you.