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House Fire in Wichita Falls

November 13, 2014

Last week, a house fire displaced a Wichita Falls family. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the fire broke out sometime before 8:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Rock Point Street. First responders and firefighters were swiftly on the scene of the one-story house fire. At one point, there were no less than 17…

Faith Mission Storage House Fire

July 11, 2014

Early Thursday morning, a fire broke out at a house on the 1200 Block of Austin Street. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the two-story house was being used as a storage facility for Faith Mission. The house was already fully engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. It took 27 firefighters…

Fatal Fireworks Explosion in Comanche

July 8, 2014

Last Thursday, a fireworks malfunction in Comanche killed one person and sent three others to the hospital. For currently unknown reasons, a trailer holding fireworks exploded unexpectedly. According to NBC Dallas Fort Worth News Channel Five, the incident happened at about 9:00 a.m. The trailer was parked at a baseball field, just west of a…

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

June 27, 2014

Fireworks are a staple at Fourth of July celebrations across Texoma. Even with recent rain showers, Wichita Falls and other North Texas communities aren’t out of fire danger. The hot dry temperatures coupled with the city’s dwindling water supply means that even a relatively small fire could have devastating consequences. As of noon on June…

Fire Destroys 100 Homes in Texas Panhandle

May 14, 2014

On Sunday afternoon, a fire broke out in Hutchinson County near Fritch, Texas. At least 100 homes were destroyed as the fire burned through the night. Firefighters had the flames 85 percent contained by early Wednesday morning, but about four square miles had to be evacuated. Initial investigative reports indicate that the fire may have…

Oklahoma Fire Kills One Person and Destroys 20 homes

May 9, 2014

On Sunday, a fire that started as a prescribed burn killed one person and destroyed at least 20 homes in Oklahoma. The fire started in Logan County, Oklahoma. As of Sunday night, the fire was about four miles long and a mile wide. Somewhere between 3,000 and 4,000 acres were burned by Sunday evening. The…