Contingent Of First Responders Keeping July Fourth Event SafeA team of 14 first responders make up MedStar's special events crew.  They expect to stay busy through the evening as most of their calls will be for fatigue and heat-related issues.
Texas First Responders Could Soon Carry GunsProponents say the legislation protects first responders arriving to potentially dangerous scenes, and lets them get there faster since they won't have to worry about stashing their guns beforehand.
Drones Will Soon Help First RespondersNorth Texas first responders get a first look at the next generation of high tech drones.
Texas Senate Endorses Letting First Responders Carry GunsThe Texas Senate has endorsed allowing paramedics and other first-responders, including volunteer firefighters, to carry concealed handguns in restricted areas.
Texas Bill Would Let Firefighters, EMTs Carry Guns On DutyParamedics would be able to pack more than just medical supplies if one state lawmaker gets his way. State Representative John Wray wants all first-responders in Texas to be able to carry guns.
First Responders Rescue Woman From Burning CarTwo first responders who were passing by a burning car in Balch Springs stopped and rescued a woman who was still inside.
North Texas Woman Reunited With First Responders Who Saved Her LifeA device that's new to North Texas is also getting credit for saving the woman's life.
First Respsonders Show Appreciation For Free Tickets To Bowl GameExcitement and appreciation radiated through the Cotton Bowl for military members as well as first responders.
16 North Texas Counties Participating In 'Big X' Disaster DrillStarting today first responders from more than a dozen North Texas counties are gathering in Fort Worth for a large-scale disaster drill.
First Responders Honored At The State Fair Of TexasThe State Fair of Texas declared Friday First Responders Day offering free admission to active and retired emergency service workers and their families.
Former President Bush Makes Ceremonial Coin Flip At Cowboys GameFormer President George W. Bush, along with former First Lady Laura Bush, did the coin toss before the New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys game in remembrance of the September 11th anniversary attack during which he served as President.
Fort Worth's Most Dangerous IntersectionsIn the past few years first responders treated injuries in more than two dozen crashes at the corner of Henderson and Weatherford. Sometimes one right after another.

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