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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

A 2-alarm fire broke out on the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Fort Worth. (credit: Jazmin Duran)

2-Alarm Fire Damages Home In Tarrant County

The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire Sunday in the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Tarrant County.

07/07/2013

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to "Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks" show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Patrols Planned After Fireworks Show Snafu

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.

07/05/2013

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Fire Damages Fort Worth Apartment Complex

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.

05/30/2013

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Fire Damages East Fort Worth Apartments

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.

05/06/2013

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