Red Cross

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Burger King Gives Red Cross A Whopper Of A Deal

The Red Cross is getting a boost from Burger King in the form of 10 emergency response vehicles nationwide.


A wildfire burns dry grass. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Red Cross 2011 Disaster Summary To Be Released

On Monday the American Red Cross is set to release its Year-End Disaster Summary Report for 2011 and don’t expect the news to be good.


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Red Cross Now Heading To Possum Kingdom Fire

People who have lost their homes along Possum Kingdom Lake will soon be getting help from the American Red Cross. Thursday’s mission into Palo Pinto County will be the first since the fires and there’s a very specific reason why.


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Donations Needed For Red Cross Hydration Supplies

The drought and extreme North Texas heat has caused a water crisis for the local American Red Cross. Now the agency is the one asking for assistance from the public to help replenish their water supply for firefighters and police.


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

Two Dead, Another Critically Injured After Arlington Fire

At least one resident was killed and another seriously injured during a three-alarm fire that engulfed a two-story apartment building in the 2600 block of East Abrams.


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$1,000 Gas Card Offered As Blood Donation Incentive

The American Red Cross is sending out an emergency call for blood donations. In fact, the organization is so concerned about the low supply of some blood types that they’re entering donors in a special prize drawing.


A girl uses a cell phone to send a text message. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Warn About Making Text Message Donations

Making a charitable donation using your cell phone is quick and easy. But scam artists are hard at work dreaming up new ways to take advantage of your giving mood.


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Red Cross: Weather Taking Toll On Services

The freezing weather makes it tough for volunteers and charity organizations to help North Texans displaced by fires.


Smoke and Fire

Quick-Thinking Officers Rescue Family From Burning Home

Two officers patrolling the 700 block of Redbird Lane in Oak Cliff noticed smoke pouring out of the chimney of a residence around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday and quickly responded, pulling a mother and her three daughters out safely.


A 4-alarm fire at the Sequoia at Frankford Springs Apartments on Nov. 26, 2010. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

4-Alarm Dallas Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens

Dozens of North Texans will be looking for a place to stay after a 4-alarm fire at a Dallas apartment complex. Fire crews were called to the Sequoia at Frankford Springs Apartments around 10 a.m.


Dallas Renters Displaced in Apartment Fire

Residents in a Dallas apartment complex were shocked awake by shouting and the noise of fire trucks