Fort Worth Fire Department
Fort Worth passed a $1.45 billion budget that closed a $40 million budget gap, reduced cuts to the fire department, keeps tax levels as they are and promises to continue maintenance on sports complexes, alleys and streets.
Fort Worth has a plan to avoid understaffed fire houses due to budget cuts without more money or manpower.
A budget battle in Fort Worth has flooded city hall with letters, e-mails and calls. The source of the outcry is either an educational campaign or a scare tactic depending on who you ask.
Fire and smoke heavily damaged part of the iconic Lonesome Dove restaurant in Fort Worth, owned by nationally recognized chef Tim Love.
The budget would do away with 36 vacant jobs in the Fire Department and 46 vacant jobs in the Police Department. The city will layoff 16 people in the Planning Department as part of a reorganization.
The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire Sunday in the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Tarrant County.
Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to Thursday night’s “Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks” show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires.
A two-alarm fire swept through an east Fort Worth apartment complex on Wednesday night, damaging eight units and sending one person to the hospital.
A two-alarm fire swept through an East Fort Worth apartment complex Sunday night, damaging at least 12 units and sending one person to the hospital with smoke inhalation.
Fire kindled by high winds seriously injured a homeless man in South Fort Worth this morning, destroying a pickup truck and damaging the home near where it was parked.
Tuesday, Fort Worth broke ground on a nearly $100 million, state-of-the art training center in south central Fort Worth off of West Felix Street.
A fast-moving fire swept through a Northwest Fort Worth stable early Monday, killing at least 11 horses and injuring several others, authorities said.