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  1. Ousted TX Chief Investigated for Misuse of FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 15--The fire chief of the West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department has been ousted after claims of misuse of funds, Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis said. Griffis said he was advised Monday that Chief Jimmy Ellis had been "voted out" as chief and is no longer in charge of the volunteer fire department.

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  2. Woman in Critical Condition after Vehicle Crashes in to TX HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 22--An Odessa woman is in critical condition following a crash that occurred Friday afternoon in the 1900 block of West Sunset Boulevard. Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded at 4:04 p.m. to Sunset Boulevard and Conover Avenue in reference to a vehicle that crashed into a house.

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  3. TX Firefighters to Try Dirt to Smother 100K Tire FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 14--A joint effort between Ector County, the state and the Environmental Protection Agency is geared toward excavating dirt from a county-owned pit in West Odessa and using it to smother a fire that has continued burning scores of discarded tires for almost a week. Under the direction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the EPA, the effort, which also involves Ector County Emergency Management, led to a strategy that would transport the dirt and place it atop the tires that have burned since Sunday at the BG Tire Disposal facility, 2300 N. FM 866 in West Odessa, a City of Odessa statement read.

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  4. Toddler Found in Wrecked SUV at TX Tow YardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    Nov. 18--City of Odessa spokeswoman Andrea Goodson said firefighters looked in the front and back seats of wrecked Jeep Grand Cherokee on Monday but didn't find the toddler that was still in the vehicle. The back doors were jammed shut, she said, meaning firefighters could not open them to fully check the back seats.

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