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NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth Wins Three National Edward R. Murrow Awards for Investigative Journalism

iTeam-Scott-Peter-Eva-2015-1200x675FORT WORTH, TX– (June 24, 2015) – The Radio Television Digital News Association today announced it has awarded NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS three national Edward R. Murrow Awards for its investigative journalism, the most of any large market television station this year. The NBC-owned station won in the Large Market Television: Video Investigative Reporting and the Large Market Television: Video News Series categories for "Injured Heroes, Broken Promises" and in the Large Market Television: Video Continuing Coverage category for "Fire in the Attic.Read More

 

 

 

angies listFlexible gas lines a possible fire hazard

Elizabeth George of Fishers, Ind., never gave much thought to her natural gas lines until lightning struck her neighbor's house in June and it burned to the ground. One month later, George's house nearly suffered the same fate when lightning struck her house but didn't catch it on fire.

Now her gas lines are foremost in her mind. "Every time we hear about a storm, we've got to worry about it," she says. "It's terrible that we have to live like this."

That's because both George and her neighbor have gas lines made of Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing, or CSST. Read more

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    Fire Marshal Blames Yellow CSST

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  • Yellow CSST Safety Investigated

    Yellow CSST Safety Investigated

    Safety of Corrugated Steel Tubing Investigated Following Fires For three months, NBC 5 Investigates looked at the safety of flexible…

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  • Debate Over Gas Pipe Safety Reignited

    Debate Over Gas Pipe Safety Reignited

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  • Home Inspector:  Gas line tubing in homes a cause for concern

    Home Inspector: Gas line tubing in home

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  • Hidden fire danger may be in your house

    Hidden fire danger may be in your house

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