After Sexual Assault Arrests, Fate Of Volunteer Fire Dept. UncertainGoing into an emergency meeting, the future of the Emergency Services District No. 6 volunteer fire department in Ellis County was up in the air.
Fire Dept. Board Calls Emergency Meeting After More Sex Assault ArrestsThe scandal involving volunteer Ellis County firefighters widens. Two more arrests, of high-ranking officials, were made on Thursday.
Reaction After 5 Ellis Co. Volunteer Firefighters Charged With Sexual AssaultFive Ellis County volunteer firefighters are charged with sexually assaulting a man. According to court documents, the incident happened inside the department building last January, but the victim didn't come forward until March 31.
Homeowner Says 911 Hung Up On ThemHome video shows just how intense the flames are as they consume John and Lori Helsley's house.
Ellis County Grass Fire Burns 250 AcresFire fighters contained a wildfire that burned 250 acres along Ike Road in Ellis County nearly six hours after it started Tuesday.
Concern Over Forest Service Cuts As Wildfires RageAfter dealing with severe budget cuts, some are worried the Texas Forest Service might not be as effective as firefighters battle the worst wildfires in state history.
7 Buildings Burned In Lake Whitney FireA Thursday afternoon grass fire destroyed seven buildings and burned 300 acres in Hill County.