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‘It’s killing me ... I can’t breathe.’ Parker County woman rescued from burning home

Firefighters battle flames at warehouse in north Fort Worth

Fort Worth firefighters battle a two-alarm fire Sunday morning at the Northwest Pipe Manufacturing facility on Longhorn Road. The fire heavily damaged the facility and its contents. There were no injuries, as the business was closed for Easter.
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Fort Worth firefighters battle a two-alarm fire Sunday morning at the Northwest Pipe Manufacturing facility on Longhorn Road. The fire heavily damaged the facility and its contents. There were no injuries, as the business was closed for Easter.

A woman who uses a wheelchair was rescued from a house fire Tuesday night in Parker County.

The woman called 911 as thunderstorms rolled through the area just after 9 p.m., the Parker County sheriff’s department said in a press release. She said she was trapped inside her home, which was on fire.

“It’s killing me... I can’t breathe... It’s hot in here,” she told dispatchers, saying the back door was blocked with fire and smoke was overcoming her.

Firefighters and sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene and found the woman, who was in obvious distress, the press release said. They pulled her out of the house and she was taken to a local hospital to be treated.

“We are relieved no one was injured in this house fire,” said Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler in the press release. “The deputies, firefighters and dispatcher did a wonderful job in saving this woman from serious harm.”

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