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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.

06/26/2014

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.

04/04/2014

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

File photo of firetruck. (Photo Credit: www.houstontx.gov)

Fire Burns At Memorial Hermann Professional Building

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

08/04/2013

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UPDATE: Two Children, Uncle Dead After Trip To Bayou

Two children died Sunday after being pulled from a bayou.

08/04/2013

Alain Delon Bell  (Photo Credit: Houston Police Department)

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.

07/16/2013

BBQ (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

TAFR BBQ Benefit To Honor Many

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

06/17/2013

(Photo Credit: Hunter Greene/ CBS Radio Houston)

Thousands Pack Reliant Stadium To Honor Fallen HFD Firefighters

As many as 40,000 individuals including law and emergency personnel from around the state of Texas as well as the general public, packed Reliant Stadium on Wednesday to honor four courageous and heroic fallen HFD firefighters.

06/05/2013

(Photo Credit: Cicely C. Mitchell/CBS Houston)

Authorities: Deadly Fire May Have Started Near Kitchen

The scene of last week’s deadly five-alarm fire which killed four Houston Fire Department firefighters is still dangerous; nevertheless, investigators continue to comb through the rubble looking for clues as to how the fire began.

06/05/2013

(Photo Credit:Cicely Mitchell CBS Houston)

HFD Releases More Details Of Public Memorial For Fallen Firefighters

Officials have released additional details about Wednesday’s public memorial for four Houston Fire Department firefighters who were killed battling a building blaze last Friday.

06/04/2013

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