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Scrap Metal Plant Fire Contained In Waxahachie

A scrap metal plant caught fire Saturday evening in Waxahachie. It happened at Oak Cliff Metals, Inc, located at Brown Industrial Rd and I-35.

08/24/2013

A swarm of bees attacked residents in a northeast Fort Worth neighborhood

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Swarm Of Bees Attacks 8 People In Fort Worth

A swarm of bees stung eight people in a northeast Fort Worth neighborhood Sunday afternoon, said Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Richard Harrison.

08/18/2013

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Celebrations Keep Texas Firefighters Busy

Fire crews are reporting a rash of grass and other fires in many areas of Texas caused by fireworks lit as part of Fourth of July celebrations.

CBS 11–07/05/2013

A wildfire burns dry grass. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Hopeful For Another Quiet Wildfire Season

Wildfires scorched about 6,200 square miles of Texas two years ago, draining the state’s firefighting coffers and leaving emergency crews exhausted from months of battling massive blazes.

05/06/2013

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Thousands Attend Memorial Service For Fallen West First Responders

Standing on a stage behind flag-covered caskets, President Barack Obama told the residents of West that while he and others may not live in Texas, they are neighbors, and are also grappling with the town’s loss.

CBS 11–04/26/2013

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VIDEO: Entire West Firefighter Memorial Service

Complete coverage of nearly three hour memorial service dedicated to 12 first responders who lost their lives in West Fertilizer plant explosion.

04/25/2013

West, Texas Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service (48)

One Week Later, West Families Still Waiting To See Their Homes

In West, there are still too many questions, too much work, and too much worry for the devastated city to stop moving—even to mourn.

CBS 11–04/25/2013

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Victims Of West Plant Explosion Remembered In Waco

It started with a procession that included dozens of fire trucks and cars and pickups filled with men and women in uniform. The memorial service for those killed in the West Fertilizer Company explosion was held at the Ferrell Center on the Baylor University campus.

CBSDFW.COM–04/25/2013

Funeral services are held for Mariano Saldivar, who was killed in the West fertilizer explosion. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

First Of Many Funerals Happens In West

Friends, family and even some strangers gathered Tuesday in West for the funeral mass of Mariano Saldivar. His was the first of many funerals scheduled in the small town for victims of the explosion, which killed 14 people.

CBS 11–04/23/2013

Residents attend a candlelight vigil and prayer honoring the victims of West Fertilizer Company explosion at St. Mary's Assumption Catholic Church April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

More West Victims Identified, Memorial Service Planned

The firefighters and first responders who died in the plant explosion in West will be remembered this week at a memorial service on the campus of Baylor University in Waco.

04/21/2013

Texas Senators Visit West Devastation

Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz toured the devastation in West Friday. They declined to speculate on what regulatory changes might be needed in the wake of the deadly blast in order to prevent future tragedies.

CBS 11–04/19/2013

Pros: They save lives and serve the community.Cons: They risk their lives every day.

West, Texas Firefighter And EMS Fallen Hero Fund Established

A national fund has been established to assist the survivors and coworkers of the fire and EMS personnel who died as a result of Wednesday’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

04/19/2013

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