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Family Of Three Who Died In Fire Hoarders, Prevented Escape

An investigator says a woman and her two adult children who died in a Houston-area fire were hoarders and the clutter prevented their escape.

11/25/2014

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Houston Fire Dept. Fights Blaze At Recycling Plant

Firefighters are using fire boats, bulldozers and other equipment to battle a blaze at a recycling plant near the Houston Ship Channel.

11/01/2014

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Babysitter Set Man’s House On Fire While Watching Twin Boys

Austin authorities say a 57-year-old babysitter intentionally set a man’s house on fire while watching his twin 5-year-old boys.

08/22/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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Woman Accused Of Starting Fire That Killed Her Brother

San Antonio police say a woman has been accused of starting her family’s house on fire in an alleged insurance scam that left her brother dead and their father hurt.

05/21/2014

Construction worker Curtis Reissig suffered minor burns after his dramatic rescue. (credit: KKHH-FM / New HOT 95.7)

Construction Worker Describes His Narrow Escape From Burning Building

56-year-old Curtis Reissig says he swung down to a lower balcony because he knew is life was in danger.

03/26/2014

Construction worker Curtis Reissig suffered minor burns after his dramatic rescue. (credit: KKHH-FM / New HOT 95.7)

Worker Swings Off Top-Floor Balcony To Avoid Massive Apartment Complex Fire

Dramatic video shows a worker being rescued from a burning under-construction Houston apartment complex after flinging himself from a fifth-floor ledge to a lower floor.

03/26/2014

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Teenager Dies In House Fire

Guthrie firefighters say a 15-year-old boy has been killed in a house fire.

03/22/2014

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Woman Faces Sentencing After Pouring Gasoline On Husband In Bath Tub

A Central Texas jury deliberates for a second day punishment of a woman convicted of arson in the bathtub burning death of her husband.

03/11/2014

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Texas Burned-Boy Case Set To Go To Judge

A decision on whether a Southeast Texas man will be tried as an adult for allegedly dousing a boy with gasoline as a teenager in 1998 will soon be in the hands of a judge.

03/05/2014

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