Fort Worth Fire Department
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.
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.
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.