Accident (Rio Vista-Johnson Co.) Rio Vista Fire and CareFlite ground working a two vehicle accident with major damage in the 1800 block of hwy174, near Johns Grocery. CareFlite air has been requested, and has an ETA of 15 minutes. A-8
Accident w/ Entrapment (Johnson Co, Keene) Keene, Joshua, Alvarado, CareFlite ground EMS, CareFlite air, and law enforcement are working a major accident in the 2100 block of FM 3048. Entrapment. CareFlite about to land at scene.
Major Accident (Frisco) Frisco and Prosper units have been working a major accident at 380 and La Cima Blvd. CareFlite air was called to the scene. Use caution in the area. A1
Structure Fire (Waxahachie) Waxahachie Battalion 1 on scene with a working residential structure fire on Lonzo Street. Possible injuries. Command has requested ETMC EMS code 3 (lights/siren). Dispatched as possible entrapment. MTF. A1
PIC – Early Morning Structure Fire w/ Multiple Burn Patients, 3 Helicopter Response (Hood County) DCBE Fire, Granbury Fire, Pecan Plantation Fire & Texas EMS all responded to Purple K Ct. for a structure fire with entrapment. Upon arrival, everyone was out of a single wide mobile home with multiple patients in care of EMS. EMS Command requested Pecan EMS to assist as well as 3 medical helicopters, Air Evac 69 and CareFlites 6 & 7. Landing was set up at Dam Park. Engine 42 was first on scene with 1 mobile home on the ground and another involved with heavy fire. Air Evac 69, CareFlite 6, and CareFlite 7 all airlifted patients to Parkland. This was after midnight.
(Info credit: Hood County Scanner)
Apartment Fire (Joshua) Joshua Station 77 on scene with smoke and flames showing from an apartment building next to City Hall, 100 block S. Main Street. Burleson, Cleburne, Godley, and Keene FDs mutual aid.
Major Accident (Waxahachie) NB I35E is closed near 287 due to a major accident in the median. Air Evac 74 has landed at the scene.
Major Accident, Launching PHI (Arlington) Engine 2 is on scene at a reported rollover accident with entrapment on WB I20 near 360. Engine 2 requesting 2nd truck and PHI Med 8 helo. All lanes of WB 20 will be closed.
Structure Fire, Possible Explosion w/ Injuries (Keene) Keene Fire is on scene with a fully involved residential structure in the 1100/1200 block of CR 317A. Possible explosion. CareFlite ground medic 901 has launched CareFlite air to the scene. 1 patient with burns. A1
Auto Pedestrian (Johnson Co, Liberty Chapel) Liberty Chapel Fire, CareFlite ground EMS have launched CareFlite 3 to the scene of a reported auto pedestrian accident in the 5400 block of E. FM 4. A1
Major Accident (Cleburne) Cleburne Fire, CareFlite ground EMS have launched CareFlite 6 to the scene of a major accident with entrapment in the 1300 block of W. Henderson. Reported 18 wheeler vs. vehicle. Extrication in progress. A1
2 Alarm Fire (Rowlett) 2 alarms have been called to the residential structure fire in the 6600 block of Ports O Call Drive. Multiple adjoining residences involved. Fire thru the roof.
House Fire (Rowlett) Rowlett Fire on scene with fire thru the roof of a residential structure on Ports O Call Drive. (Info credit: Rowlett/Sachse Scanner)
Fatality Accident (Arlington) Arlington PD investigating a fatality accident involving a bicycle on WB I20 after Bowman Springs. A1
Preliminary information from APD:
It looks like we have a vehicle that struck a man on a bicycle who was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 just west of Bowman Springs (6500 block of W. I20). The man is deceased at the scene.
The two outside lanes of traffic are open and the three inside lanes of traffic are closed as first responders investigate. The driver of the vehicle stopped and is at the scene with officers. The call came in at about 3 p.m.
Structure Fire (Grand Prairie) GPFD is working a structure fire in the 3400 block of E. Main St. Heavy black smoke in area.
Accident (Seagoville) Seagoville Fire, SPD on scene of an accident involving a jack-knifed 18 wheeler on EB 175 near Belt Line. All lanes closed. Reported minor injuries. Wrecker en route. A1
1 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Engine 38 on scene with a 1 story structure, lots of fire showing. Engine 38 has quick attack. A1
PIC – Truck & trailer rollover accident on NB I35E at MM 393 north of Forreston (Ellis County). Ellis County Sheriffs and DPS on scene, no injuries.
Too many rollovers today, folks. If you must be on the roads, take your time, watch for emergency vehicles, and drive safe. Don’t rush it. And most importantly…don’t be featured on DFW Scanner!
*UPDATE on the fatal Arlington accident at NB 287 and I20 we posted around 12:45pm – from Arlington Police Department: Arlington police officers are investigating a two-vehicle crash this afternoon that resulted in the death of a motorist. At about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, officers were dispatched to a crash in the northbound lanes of Highway 287 near the eastbound Interstate 20 exit. A pickup was disabled on the side of the roadway just past the Highway 287 overpass. The driver was outside the vehicle when a second vehicle came off the bridge, lost control and struck the disabled pickup and its driver. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was driven by ambulance to Medical Center of Arlington with non-life threatening injuries.
Rollover Accident (Seagoville) Engine 1, Booster 1, Command 31, TLC EMS and law enforcement have been working a rollover accident with possible ejection in the 2400 block of Seagoville Rd. TLC 340 ground transported 1 patient code 3 (lights/siren) with reported major injuries. A1
Rollover Accident (Frisco/Plano) Plano Engine 13, DPS on scene, 1 vehicle rollover on EB 121 near Spring Creek Pkwy. Frisco Fire/EMS also assigned with additional Plano Fire/EMS crews. All patients priority 3 (non-serious). A1
Rollover Accident (Collin Co, Allen) Multiple lanes closed on NB 75 near McDermott due to a rollover accident.
Major Accident (Arlington) Engine 13, Engine 81 on scene of a multi-vehicle accident on NB 287 to the exit for I20. Multiple vehicles. 1 patient in the roadway with reported serious to critical injuries. No helicopters available today due to weather. Engine 10 requested. A1
Business Fire (Dallas) Engine 10 is on scene at the Chick-Fil-A restaurant in the 4500 block of Frankford Road with a good amount of smoke inside the restaurant. Nothing showing from the outside. Units investigating. A1
The National Weather Service has upgraded DFW to a Winter Storm WARNING until 9pm tonight. Roads are already slick. Be careful!
Rollover Accident (Frisco) Quint 6, Reserve Medic 26, Battalion 2 on scene with a rollover accident, major damage on EB 380 east of 423 near Hawkins Lane. All EB blocked. Prosper Engine 1, Medic 1 on scene as well. No reports of entrapment. A1
House Fire (Highland Park) Highland Park FD on scene with fire and heavy smoke showing from a residential structure near Lomo Alto Drive and Livingston Ave. Working fire.
*Winter Weather ADVISORY* from the NWS Fort Worth:
“WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.
* LOCATION…THIS STATEMENT IS FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE TO BRIDGEPORT TO PLANO TO EMORY.
* TIMING…RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT SLEET DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY. NORTHWESTERN AREAS WILL DROP BELOW FREEZING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING…WHILE MORE SOUTHEASTERN AREAS WILL DROP BELOW FREEZING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.
* ICE ACCUMULATION…A FEW HUNDREDTHS TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.
* MAIN IMPACT…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL COAT BRIDGES…OVERPASSES…AND SOME ROADWAYS WITH A GLAZE OF ICE. TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HAZARDOUS.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF WINTER PRECIPITATION MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND PLAN ON SOME TRAVEL DELAYS.” – US National Weather Service Fort Worth Texas
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment and CareFlite 7′s First Scene Response (Palo Pinto Co, Santo) Santo Fire requested CareFlite 7 on a rollover accident with entrapment at Hwy 281 and Bosley Rd. This is CareFlite 7′s first scene response (they are now based at Granbury Airport) CF7 airlifted to JPS.
House Fire (Mesquite) Engine 3, Ambulance 3 on scene with a 1 story house fully involved with fire near Byrd Drive and Mayda Drive. (Info credit: Mesquite Scanner)
Major Accident (Ft Worth) FWFD, MedStar, and FWPD are working a major accident at N. Beach and Timberland Blvd. CareFlite 1 has landed at the scene.
CareFlite (Mansfield) Earlier this morning around 10am, CareFlite was called to a pediatric injury in Mansfield. CareFlite landed in front of the Mansfield ISD Performing Arts Center off W Debbie Ln/1187.
Fatality Accident (Ft Worth) FWFD, MedStar, and FWPD are working a fatality rollover accident in the 700 block of Alta Mere Drive. 1 fatality at scene. Avoid the area. A1
2 Alarm Fire (Dallas) *Delayed – Around 10:45am, Engine 57 and Battalion 4 were first on scene at a multi-story apartment building in the 9700 block of Whitehurst Drive with smoke in the area, reported to be coming from a 2nd story window. Battalion 2 also on scene reported moderate smoke showing. 2 alarm called. Units still on scene. A1
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment (Waxahachie) Waxahachie Fire, ETMC EMS, and WPD are working a major rollover accident in front of the Waxahachie Daily Light Newspaper building on W. Marvin Ave just east of 77 (Ferris Ave). 1 vehicle on its side, entrapment. Extrication in progress. A1
Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Dallas) Multiple DFR units are working a major accident with entrapment and multiple patients on N. Prairie Creek Rd. near Scyene Rd. Prairie Creek shut down. 4 ambulances and EMS Supervisor assigned.
Traffic (Arlington) SB 287 is closed due to a rollover accident near Little Rd. Very extensive traffic delays!
Burn Victim (Arlington) We have had a few folks ask about the medical helicopter response in Arlington this morning at Brown and 360. PHI Med 8 was called to the scene of a burn victim in the 2300 block of Bamboo Drive. The landing zone was set up at Brown and 360. Engine 5, Engine 11, 505 (shift commander/chief), APD, and Arlington EMS worked the call.
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment (Plano) Engine 4 is on scene of a rollover accident with reported entrapment in the 6600 block of Custer Rd. Reported vehicle vs pole, rolled, and 1 trapped. Rescue 4, Truck 4, Station 6 and Battalion 1 all assigned. Extrication in progress. A1
Structure Fire (Keller) Keller Fire is on scene with a fully involved structure fire in the 1500 block of Whitley Rd.
Traffic (Dallas/Addison) Both NB and SB lanes of Dallas North Tollway are closed near Frankford due to a reported vehicle fire.
Structure Fire (Arlington) Multiple AFD crews are on scene at a auto business structure fire in the 1400 block of W. Interstate 20. Engine 9 was first on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from the garage area.
Shooting (Arlington) APD is working a reported shooting in the 3000 block of S. Cooper St. 1 deceased victim.
House Fire (Crowley) Multiple FD units are still on scene of a house fire off Crowley Rd near Altamesa in the Crowley area. First arriving crews reported fire thru the roof of a home.
Major Accident (Cleburne) Cleburne Fire/EMS, Keene EMS, CPD, CareFlite ground EMS units and 1 CF helicopter are working a major accident with reported multiple patients at N. Main St. and Willingham St.
Major Accident (Dallas) *Delayed from around 10:45pm – SB Central Expy. between Knox and N. Haskell Ave. – Major accident involving a reported wrong way driver & multiple vehicles. Police shut down the freeway & DFR extricated an individual that was pinned in a vehicle.