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Report: Poor Construction, Inadequate Sprinkler System Led To 2013 Deaths Of Four Houston Firefighters

The four firefighters died while battling a blaze at a Houston restaurant in May 2013.



Houston Fire Fighters 6-21-15

Sean Pendergast from The Triple Threat on SportsRadio 610 talks with Sedrick Robinett about the upcoming Children’s Fire Safety Event at Texas Mattress Makers hosted by the Houston Fire Fighters Burned Children’s Fund (HFFBCF). Come out on June 28, 2015 and learn how to work a fire extinguisher, as well as some tips for “trauma season.”

CBS Houston–06/21/2015

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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.


The collapse occurred while as many as 125 people gathered for the event in a residential neighborhood in Katy, just west of Houston. Witnesses describe a steady stream of ambulances for over a half hour. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Floor Collapses At Suburban Houston Home, Sends 36 To Hospitals

Between 100 to 150 people had gathered for a religious event at a private home in Katy.


File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman ‘Floated’ From Car Alive After Being Submerged In Lake For Nearly An Hour

Emergency personnel say an air pocket has saved the life of a driver who “floated” from her car after the vehicle was in Lake Houston for about 45 minutes.


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.


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Fire Burns At Memorial Hermann Professional Building

A three-alarm fire burned at the Memorial Hermann professional building located in Southeast Houston.


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UPDATE: Two Children, Uncle Dead After Trip To Bayou

Two children died Sunday after being pulled from a bayou.


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HPD Arrests Man Suspected Of Killing HFD Inspector

According to HPD, charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man on Monday.


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TAFR BBQ Benefit To Honor Many

The Texas Association Of First Responders is taking time to honor the efforts and dedication of many.