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Dallas Fire Calls Drastically Decreased This 4th Of July

The Fourth of July weekend is not over, but so far Dallas Fire has responded to fewer fire calls this holiday.

07/05/2014

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Best Places For A Bonfire In The DFW Area

Sunsets, s’mores and bonfires, you can have it all at these awesome DFW parks.

06/07/2014

A fireman walks by a burned forest. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Rural Areas Benefitting From New Emergency Fire System

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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

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Texas Leads In Turkey Fryer Related Fires

Texas leads the nation in grease and cooking related fires on Thanksgiving Day over the past five years. Here are some tips to prevent a holiday disaster.

11/20/2012

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Feds Expand Toyota Fire Investigation To 1.4M Autos

The government has expanded an investigation into fires that can start in the doors of several Toyota models, adding 600,000 Camrys and other vehicles to the probe.

06/18/2012

Nathan Schwartz (left) and Marshall Ghilespi (right) were arrested for arson in relation to a series of grass fires in Johnson County. (credit: Johnson County Sheriff's Office)

Suspects Arrested For Johnson County Grass Fires

Arson investigators in Johnson County say they have located and arrested the two men responsible for setting a series of fires early this week.

06/07/2012

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Arson Investigators Looking Into Johnson County Fires

Johnson County arson investigators are searching for the person/persons responsible for setting several grass fires Monday morning.

06/04/2012

Laundromat Fire, 7120 Military Parkway in Dallas (Photo: Phyllis Smith, CBSDFW.COM)

Rash Of Fires Depletes Area Red Cross Resources

The Red Cross is running low on resources after helping more than 100 North Texas families in the past three days. Helping with a rash of four apartment fires and 12 single-family home fires has left Red Cross resources depleted.

02/28/2012

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Concern Over Forest Service Cuts As Wildfires Rage

After dealing with severe budget cuts, some are worried the Texas Forest Service might not be as effective as firefighters battle the worst wildfires in state history.

09/09/2011

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

Shelter Set Up For Livestock From Bastrop Wildfires

A shelter from the wildfires in Bastrop County has been set up in Elgin, but not for people.

09/06/2011

Firemen put out smouldering embers. (credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Fire Danger Still “Critical” Despite Cooler Weather

The temperatures across North Texas are out of the triple digits, but local fire officials are still concerned with the potential for wildfires.

09/05/2011

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Officials On The Hunt For Parker County Serial Arsonist

Parker County officials are on the hunt for a serial arsonist. Since December of 2010 there have been eight fires intentionally set in one Weatherford neighborhood.

04/28/2011