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Dallas firefighter's death questioned in TV news report
Industrial Fire World publisher David White contributed to a report aired in September by KTVT-11 questioning the circumstances surrounding the line-of-duty death of Dallas firefighter Stanley Wilson in May.

DALLAS - The first call came in at 2:55 on the morning of May 20 -- an apartment fire, a big one ... and getting bigger ... in Northeast Dallas.

The unrelenting fire raced to six alarms as firefighters arriving on the scene searched inside -- not once, but twice -- finding no one to rescue.

Then, as the blaze began to gain an upper hand, Dallas firefighters moved from an "offensive" to "defensive" attack, vacating the structure and throwing tons of water on it.

CBS 11's I-Team has learned that what happened next -- ordering five Dallas firefighters back into the apartment complex, even though the fire had been raging for more than an hour -- has raised questions on whether serious mistakes were made.

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