Fort Worth Fire Department

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Fire Destroys East Fort Worth Church Building

An abandoned church was destroyed after a late night fire Thursday in East Fort Worth.

01/17/2014

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Fort Worth Firefighters Use Rope, Tarps To Move 500 Pound Body

Fort Worth firefighters were called in on Thursday to help remove the body of a deceased man estimated to weigh 500 pounds.

01/10/2014

Mugshot of Fort Worth firefighter Shea O'Neill, who has been charged with 2nd degree murder. (credit: Garland Co. Arkansas  Sheriff’s Office)

Fort Worth Firefighter Charged With Murder In Arkansas

A Fort Worth firefighter has been arrested and charged with murder. Tuesday afternoon officials with the Fort Worth Fire Department confirmed Firefighter Shea P. O’Neill was arrested in Garland County, Arkansas.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2013

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Despite Attached Strings, City Ready To Accept Fire Grant $$

The Fort Worth Fire Department is hoping Homeland Security in Washington D.C. will throw them a financial lifeline by way of grant money — but that lifeline would come with serious strings attached.

CBS 11–10/30/2013

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Ex-Firefighter Charged With Child Sex Assault

A North Texas man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child a month after he was fired as a Fort Worth firefighter.

10/17/2013

Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Population Boom Leaves Area Of North Texas In Need Of Fire Station

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.

CBS 11–10/01/2013

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Fire Destroys One Of Fort Worth’s Oldest Homes

One of Fort Worth’s oldest homes is damaged beyond repair. A fire ripped through the Dillow House in Fort Worth. The blaze was so intense firefighters didn’t even go inside.

CBS 11–09/23/2013

City of Fort Worth

Cheers & Jeers For Approved City Of Fort Worth Budget

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.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

City of Fort Worth

Pressure Is On Fort Worth City Leaders Over Proposed Budget

Fort Worth has a plan to avoid understaffed fire houses due to budget cuts without more money or manpower.

09/10/2013

Hundreds of flyers are being mailed to Fort Worth city hall in opposition of proposed budget cuts (Photo Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News

Citizens Weigh In On Fort Worth Budget Battle

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.

09/03/2013

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Celebrity Chef Tim Love Pledges To Reopen Burned Restaurant Quickly

Fire and smoke heavily damaged part of the iconic Lonesome Dove restaurant in Fort Worth, owned by nationally recognized chef Tim Love.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

City of Fort Worth

Proposed Fort Worth Budget Trims $50 Mil Over Next Year

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.

08/13/2013

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