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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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Parked School Bus Burns, Suspicious Fire

Fire has destroyed an East Texas school bus that was parked for the weekend and investigators questioned two men who could face arson charges.

01/27/2014

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Dallas Police Kill Resident During Burglary Call

Dallas police fatally shot a resident of a high-rise apartment complex after he opened fire on officers responding to a burglary call.

01/02/2014

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