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Raging House Fire Kills 5 Children

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 11.25.2014 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — Five children were killed after their South Texas mobile home caught on fire and its roof partially collapsed, making rescue attempts...

Raging Texas Wildfire Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green

May 12 (Reuters) - Hundreds of residents from the Texas panhandle were forced to flee their homes after a wildfire engulfed homes and threatened hun...

WATCH: Gas Pipeline Fire In Texas

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

A liquid petroleum gas pipeline south of Dallas, Texas caught fire and exploded on Thursday. The fire from the 10-inch line has forced evacuations fro...

Fiery Explosion At Texas Oil Facility

Posted 10.15.2013 | Business

An explosion sparked a large fire at an oil storage facility in Smith County, Texas, on Monday night, KLTV reported. Firefighters from at least thr...

4 Firefighters Killed During Houston Fire Mourned

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 06.02.2013 | Crime

-- Anne Sullivan was a gifted athlete filled with energy who came out of high school with a focus on being a firefighter. But about a month after gra...

Texas Motel Fire Kills 4 Firefighters

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.31.2013 | Crime

HOUSTON — Four firefighters searching for people they thought might be trapped in a blazing Houston motel and restaurant Friday were killed when...

Texas Wildfires Declared Officially Worst Season Ever In State's History

AP | Posted 01.20.2012 | Green

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- It's official: Last year's wildfire season was the worst in Texas history. The Texas Forest Service on Thursday announced t...

Texas Firefighter: 'It Wears You Down, But It's What We Do'

AP | By ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 11.10.2011 | Green

BASTROP, Texas -- The flames of the massive wildfire that had swallowed nearly 1,400 homes in Central Texas had been tamed, but Webster Fire Chief Pat...

Central Texas Wildfire Sees Progress On Ground

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

BASTROP, Texas — Residents left homeless by a massive Central Texas wildfire turned their attention Friday to what they need to move forward, wi...

Self-Igniting Fires In Texas

Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

An extreme drought may not be the only problem facing residents of Texas this summer. KXAN in Austin reports that firefighters responded to a brush fi...