Bell County, TX Accidents


Person found dead after Central Texas house fire

BARTLETT, Texas (KWTX) - The Bell County Fire Marshal’s Office has launched an investigation after a house fire in Bartlett that left one person dead. The Bartlett Volunteer Fire Department was called around 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, to the 400 block of E. Bell St. Responding units arrived to find the small, wooden-framed house fully-engulfed.
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Killeen Daily Herald

Bartlett fire death under investigation

BARTLETT — A weekend fire that killed one person and destroyed a house is under investigation by Bell County Fire Marshal Chris Mahlstedt and the Bell County Sheriff’s Department, a county spokesman announced Sunday. The Bartlett Volunteer Fire Department was called to a residential structure fire in the 400 block...
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Central Texas firefighters battle huge blaze at area water reservoir

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) - Firefighters from Bell County and the Texas A&M Forest Service converged on Still House Hollow Lake Sunday afternoon to battle a huge blaze that started in the Dana Peak Park area and jumped a road into a nearby neighborhood. Harker Heights Fire Department Chief Paul...

Man dies in Bell County vehicle accident

SALADO, Texas – Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a report of a major crash Wednesday afternoon involving a pickup truck and a parked truck tractor semi-trailer. A 2012 black Ford F-150, operated by 44-year-old Robert Daniel Taylor, of Jarrell, Texas, was traveling southbound on Interstate 35. The...
Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen police investigate deadly pedestrian involved crash

Killeen police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that left one woman dead in the early morning hours of Sunday. According to a news release from the Killeen Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of East Veterans Memorial Boulevard around 12:20 a.m. Sunday in reference to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.
Killeen Daily Herald

7-year-old's call of possible Lake Belton drowning ends happily

A possible drowning call by a 7-year-old in a boat with his 1-year-old sister turned into a happy reunion on the Lake Belton shore Wednesday. The Morgan’s Point Resort Fire Department was alerted to a possible multiple drowning incident on Lake Belton at 5 p.m. Wednesday, a news release posted on Facebook said, after the Bell County Communications Center received a call from a 7-year-old boy.

One killed, five injured in I-35 crash near Bell Co. Expo Center

BELTON, Texas – One person has been killed and five others were transported to hospitals as the result of a crash involving a total of six vehicles on I-35 northbound near the Bell County Expo Center. DPS Sgt Bryan Wasko said the crash occurred shortly before 11:00 a.m. Tuesday as...