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Summer Caution: Heat-Related Illnesses On The Rise

Fort Worth-based MedStar Mobile Healthcare says it has treated 109 heat illness related patients since June 1.

07/24/2014

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2 Dead After Shooting Near Joint Reserve Base FW

There are reports that two people are dead after a double shooting in Fort Worth. Police and MedStar were called to the 5900 block of Calloway, in northwest Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–05/20/2014

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Ice Storm Plan Paid Off For Fort Worth Medical Emergencies

A combination of planning and improvisation left Fort Worth emergency crews with a template for better responding to icy weather that other cities may follow.

CBS 11–12/12/2013

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Another Ice Storm Byproduct: Storm Related Injuries

The ice may be melting, but not quick enough to keep hundreds of people from injuring themselves and heading to North Texas hospitals.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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First Responders Handling Hundreds Of Winter Weather Emergencies

Winter weather across North Texas has resulted in thousands of crisis situations. But how do emergency responders respond when travel conditions are dangerous?

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

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Police Radios Fail During Fort Worth Chase

A suspect chase by the Fort Worth Police Department turned into a communications nightmare early Friday morning. Critical police radio systems collapsed across Fort Worth.

11/08/2013

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MedStar Fights Breast Cancer With Pink Hands

MedStar paramedics will be wearing pink gloves throughout October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The color really stands out,” said paramedic Shannon Rucker.

10/07/2013

A swarm of bees attacked residents in a northeast Fort Worth neighborhood

Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/08/18/5090215/bees-attack-residents-emergency.(credit: FRANK

Swarm Of Bees Attacks 8 People In Fort Worth

A swarm of bees stung eight people in a northeast Fort Worth neighborhood Sunday afternoon, said Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Richard Harrison.

08/18/2013

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Heat-Related Calls Down This Summer

MedStar says heat-related calls are down 30 percent compared to 2012, but a string of hot days can quickly change that.

08/01/2013

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Fort Worth Triple Shooting Kills Child, Young Woman

Police are investigating an east Fort Worth shooting, that injured a young child and two women.

07/01/2013

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Beach St. Construction Project Creating Traffic Headaches

A North Fort Worth church is doing a lot of praying lately about a construction project about to start in front of the building.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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Paramedics Quick Action Saved Driver’s Life

Two Fort Worth paramedics rescued a woman who was trapped inside her burning, wrecked pickup truck after it rolled on West Freeway early Thursday morning.

04/25/2013

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