Delay in Reporting Dallas Condo Fire

Delay in Reporting Dallas Condo Fire

DALLAS (CBS11) — A CBS 11 News investigation is raising serious questions about why first responders were delayed getting to a deadly North Dallas condo fire last March.

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The blaze, the biggest in Dallas in more than a decade, destroyed 60 homes and claimed the life of a grandmother.

An internal fire department memo which CBS 11 News obtained through sources states Dallas Fire Rescue “was behind the curve from the beginning because of the delay in reporting the fire and the extent of the fire spread upon arrival.”


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