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3 Alarm Fire (Arlington)

*Delayed* Arlington FD was dispatched to an apartment fire around 4:15pm this afternoon in the 700 block of E. Sanford Street. Engine 1 advised heavy smoke seen while en route, Battalion 1 requested the 2nd alarm while responding. Engine 1 was first on scene with heavy fire and smoke showing from the apartment building. The fire was just upgraded to 3 alarms. A1


Gas Leak (Frisco)

8 homes have been evacuated near Ridgetop Circle and Milestone Ridge Road due to a natural gas leak. Line hit by a construction crew. FFD and ATMOS on scene.

*Update – Residents can return to homes. Leak stopped. FD is clear of the scene.


Police Activity (Arlington)

From Arlington PD regarding police presence near Lake Arlington: “Around noon today, we responded to bank robbery in the 700 block of W. Sublett. Officers are now in the 7000 block Smugglers Cove – we have reason to believe that the suspect may be in this area. Officers have surrounded a location and are attempting to make contact with the suspect.”

*UPDATE* – Arlington PD: Reference the police activity near 7700 Smugglers Cove, we have suspect in custody. Investigation will continue on alleged robbery offense.


Fatal Accident (Wise Co, Slidell)

Fatal 18 Wheeler Rollover vs. Vehicle (Wise Co, Slidell) Engine 120, Wise Co EMS on scene, 18 wheeler on its side vs. a vehicle with major damage at FM 51 and FM 455. FM 51 will be shut down. Dispatched as possible entrapment. Air Evac 68 is on standby. Decatur FD en route as mutual aid. EMS on scene requesting the Justice of the Peace due to fatality. Updates:

*Update – Medic 1 launching Air Evac 68. 9:55am


Multi-Injury Incident (Saginaw)

Saginaw Station 14 and MedStar are on scene at Highland Middle School, 20+ kids stung by bees, at least 1 of the patients has serious injuries.

*Update – MedStar reporting 20 (not 24 as they said originally) patients non serious, 1 patient with serious injuries.


Fatal Rollover Accident (Grand Prairie)

Battalion 1 and multiple GPFD, GPPD units are working a major accident on EB I20 feeder road near 161. Rollover accident. Air medical has been launched.

*Update – CareFlite helicopter disregarded. Fatality accident with entrapment. EB I20 under 161 in the grass median between feeder and highway. Expect lane closure for accident investigation.


Fatality Accident (Euless)

Fatality Accident (Euless) Euless PD along with Engine & Medic 551 are on scene of a fatality motorcycle accident in the 1300 block of N Industrial Blvd at Glenn Drive. NB Industrial is shut down at Harwood Road. Crime scene and traffic investigator requested to the scene. A2

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