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Local emergencies & public safety incidents in the Dallas/Ft Worth, Texas area

Auto Pedestrian (Ft Worth)

Truck 2, Engine 2, MedStar, and multiple FWPD units are working a reported auto pedestrian accident on eastbound I30 just before I35W. Reports indicate a person got out of a vehicle stopped on the shoulder and was struck by a passing vehicle. MedStar is ground transporting the patient to JPS, critical injuries.

Major Accident (Keene)

Keene FD/EMS and multiple CareFlite ground ambulances are on scene of a major accident with multiple people injured on Highway 67 near Old Betsy Road. CareFlite air has been launched from Fort Worth. Delays on Highway 67 in both directions.

CareFlite air has been canceled, patient will be ground transported.

Search (Arlington)

Arlington PD with assistance from Dallas PD Air-1 helicopter are currently searching for a subject near Chambers Creek Lane and Lake Jackson Drive in far south Arlington just north of Timberview High School. K-9 is en route to assist with the search. Subject is on foot. Please avoid this area and watch for PD responding to this incident.

Officers are still searching for this subject, just north of Timberview High School. He has been spotted so they know he is in this area. A large perimeter has been set up. Heavy PD activity in this area.

Large Grass Fire (Collin Co)

Celina FD and multiple mutual aid departments are working a large grass fire in the 11000 block of CR 58. Mutual aid from Prosper, Frisco, Gunter, Anna, Melissa, Van Alstyne, Pilot Point, Aubrey, Weston, Plano, and McKinney all requested.

Vehicle Fire w/ Highway Closure (Dallas)

Engine 47 is advising of a vehicle fire northbound I35E near Commonwealth, requesting Dallas Sheriffs to closed all northbound and southbound lanes of I35E near Inwood. Vehicle is fully involved. There is a pole down in the southbound lanes. EMS arriving on scene to assess injuries. Expect substantial delays.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Frisco)

Battalion 2, Quint 6, Medic 6, Frisco PD and others are working a rollover accident with entrapment on Eldorado Parkway near Dallas N Tollway. One vehicle on its side. Major damage. One person trapped. Rescue 1 will have extrication in progress.

Extrication complete. No major injuries.

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

Truck 43 and Engine 43 are investigating reports of smoke on at least two floors of a high rise structure in the 8400 block of N Stemmons Freeway service road. A 2nd alarm has been requested to the scene. Expect lots of fire apparatus.

Aircraft Alert (Denton)

Denton Fire and ARFF units are staging at Denton Municipal Airport for a twin engine aircraft with a malfunctioning nose gear. Emergency landing to take place shortly.

Aircraft landed successfully. Two people ambulatory.

Police Activity (Ft Worth)

We have received several inquiries regarding the police activity tonight on Las Vegas Trail in west Fort Worth. Just before 8pm FWPD was called to the location of 8615 Las Vegas Court for a person with a weapon who possibly shot out a window. Officers requested assistance from the Zero Tolerance unit to apprehend the suspect. The situation has been resolved.

Structure Fire (Johnson County)

Alvarado FD, Briaroaks FD, Venus FD, Lillian FD, and CareFlite ground EMS are all on scene of a mobile home fire in the 2800 block of Harold’s Court. CareFlite air medical has landed at the scene for a burn victim, and will be airlifting to Parkland. Fully involved mobile home fire, defensive operations.

Motorcycle Accident (Arlington)

Engine 2, Medic 20, and Arlington PD are on scene of a motorcycle accident in the 400 block of Browning Drive. Medic 20 is ground transporting a patient to MCA, trauma alert. Struck a vehicle and was ejected from the motorcycle. Serious injuries reported.

Water Rescue (Little Elm)

Little Elm FD has a boat on Lake Lewisville en route to assist with a person in the water, reportedly from a jet ski that flipped over. Person has a life jacket on, and there are no reported injuries. This will be north of the Little Elm bridge and Little Elm Park on the lake.

House Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 8, Engine 51, Truck 24 are all on scene of a house fire in the 300 block of Campus Drive, reporting fire showing from a one story house. 5″ line laid and operating. Battalion 5, Engine 9, Engine 24, Engine 34, Truck 34, and Rescue 51 all working the fire.

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Quint 24, Engine 24, Engine 20, and others are on scene of a working residential structure fire in the 6200 block of Post Oak Terrace. Fire showing. Engine 7, Engine 27, Battalion 4, Safety 1, Rehab and an Investigator are all assigned to this fire.

Threat (Dallas)

Dallas PD and other agencies in the Dallas area have been notified of a serious threat against law enforcement. There will be heavy police presence at Dallas Police HQ and law enforcement will be on high alert. 

Shots Fired (Dallas)

Dallas PD reports shots fired at a large demonstration in downtown Dallas. Requesting EMS on a rush. AVOID THIS AREA.
Update – At least one suspect fled, possibly near El Centro College per scanner traffic. Armed with long gun. AVOID THE AREA.
Update – DPD officers report suspect is at El Centro College. Again – completely avoid the area near El Centro in downtown Dallas.
Update – Scanner traffic does indicate at least one officer injured in this shooting, transported to a local hospital.

Fire (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie FD is on scene at Oak Cliff Metals, 500 Brown Industrial Road, with heavy smoke and fire showing. Requesting mutual aid from several volunteer fire departments in Ellis County.

Vehicle vs. Pole (Frisco)

Battalion 2, Truck 4, Engine 4, Medic 1, and Frisco PD are working a vehicle vs pole accident on northbound Dallas Parkway near Panther Creek. Pole snapped in half and hanging by the lines. Medic 1 is ground transporting a patient with serious injuries to THR Plano.

Aircraft Down (Ellis County)

Italy FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported aircraft down in the area of FM 876 and Bell Branch Road. Dispatched as a possible helicopter crash with fire. Forreston FD is responding to assist.

Motorcycle Accident (Anna)

Anna FD, Collin County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving a motorcycle on northbound US-75 at the Collin County Outer Loop. PHI Med 2 helicopter was launched, but disregarded. Reports indicate northbound lanes are closed.

Collin County EMS Medic 192 ground transporting to Medical Center of McKinney, priority 1. Major injuries.

Accident (Frisco)

Frisco FD is on scene of a vehicle crash on southbound Dallas N Tollway near Lebanon Road. All southbound lanes are closed, per Frisco Battalion 2. No major injuries. Expect delays in the area.

Highway Closure (Grapevine)

Grapevine Police and Fire are closing all northbound and southbound lanes of 121 due to live power lines down across the roadway. The power lines have sparked a fire in the median along the highway. Substantial delays and growing. Southbound lanes closed near Bass Pro and northbound lanes closed near 635.

House Fire (Rendon)

Rendon FD is on scene of a reported house fire in the 1800 block of Wickham Drive. Working fire declared. Mutual aid from Everman, Kennedale, Crowley, and Burleson. All occupants out of the house. Heavy fire thru the roof.

Rollover Accident (Roanoke)

Roanoke Police and Fire are on scene of a major accident on eastbound 114 near Cleveland Gibbs Road. Dispatched as a vehicle rollover off the roadway and possibly into the water. Major delays on eastbound 114 in this area.

Large Grass Fire (Arlington)

Arlington FD Engine 4, Fort Worth FD Engine 27 and Engine 7 are on scene of a large grass fire in the 1400 block of Greenbelt Road and NW Green Oaks Blvd. Engine 4 requesting two brush trucks and an engine. Fort Worth FD also requesting two brush trucks.

Hot Pursuit (Garland)

Garland PD is in hot pursuit of a subject on westbound 635 passing I35E. Dallas PD Air-1 helicopter en route to assist. Updates below.

Update – This has turned into a standoff between the suspect and Police near 635 and Freeport. Avoid this scene.

Update – Officers have approached the vehicle and confirmed the subject is deceased inside the vehicle.

Traumatic Injury (Joshua)

CareFlite 9 has lifted from the scene of a traumatic injury in the 1800 block of Conveyor Drive in Joshua. Person was working on a vehicle and it fell on him. Head and leg injuries. CareFlite 9 is airlifting to Harris Methodist Fort Worth.

Auto Pedestrian (Arlington)

Engine 3, Brush 14, and multiple APD are on scene of a reported auto vs pedestrian accident on S Cooper St between California Ln and Colorado Ln. Arlington ISD Security vehicle hit a pedestrian. Arlington EMS ground transported to MCA with serious injuries. All southbound Cooper lanes closed.

Recovery (Grapevine)

Grapevine FD and PD are on scene of a body recovery at the Grapevine Dam along Fairway Drive. It was dispatched around 3:15pm as a possible medical emergency on the dam. The body has been recovered along the rocks.

Major Accident (Decatur)

Decatur Engine 1, Wise County EMS Rescue 1 and Medic 1, and law enforcement are all on scene of a major accident along FM 51 north of 380. Second ambulance — Medic 4 — has been requested to the scene. EMS reporting one vehicle off the roadway. Decatur Engine 1 reporting major damage. Assessing injuries.

Update – Rescue 1 is requesting three medical helicopters to the scene. One from Air Evac, PHI, and CareFlite.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Engine 14, Rescue 14, MedStar EMS, and FWPD central patrol officers are on scene of a reported city bus accident near E Rosedale and Bishop St. Reported as a vehicle vs. a city bus with possible entrapment inside the vehicle. MedStar advising there are four patients, one with serious injuries.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Engine 54, Rescue 25, and DPD are on scene of a major accident at Bonnie View Road and Highland Hills Drive. Boat 54 has been requested to the scene. Engine 25 and Rescue 38 are also responding. All lanes of Bonnie View Road are shut down.

Entrapment (Dallas)

Engine 47, Truck 36, Battalion 9, EMS Supervisor 783 and others are on scene of a reported entrapment incident at a warehouse in the 3300 block of Halifax Street. USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) units were requested but have been disregarded. Patient deceased on scene.

House Fire (Burleson)

Burleson FD is working a house fire in the 700 block of SW Sunnybrook Drive. Engine 1 was first on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a one story house. Avoid this street as fire crews work the scene.

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth)

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 41 along with MedStar is working a major accident with entrapment in the 11000 block of Saginaw Blvd at Bonds Ranch Road. Extrication response requested to the scene. Rescue 38, Engine 37 & Engine 34 assigned to the call. A2

Working House Fire (Ft Worth)

House Fire (Ft Worth) Battalion 6, Quint 35 on scene in the 10000 block of Crawford Farms Drive reporting a large two story brick residence with heavy smoke showing from the attic. Quint 35 pulling a big booster for fire attack. Quint 38 laying a supply line. Working fire declared. A2

Major Accident (Tarrant County)

Benbrook Fire/EMS, Cresson Fire, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving a motorcycle at 377 South and McDaniel Rd. Command requesting air medical to the scene. Reports indicate Air Evac 69 is en route. (Info: James Adams)

Traumatic Injury / Entrapment (Mansfield)

Quint 3, Medic 3, and Mansfield PD are on scene of a traumatic injury / entrapment incident at Highway 287 and Highway 360. CareFlite is on standby. Dispatched as a person pinned by machinery.

Update – CareFlite will be landing on northbound 287. Patient had leg pinned between a bulldozer and a truck. Patient is conscious and alert.

Departmental Accident (Ft Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth FD and PD crews are on scene of a fire truck struck by a vehicle on northbound I35W near I30. CareFlite was launched to the scene, but was disregarded by MedStar. MedStar ground transporting a patient from the vehicle to JPS. (Photo: @FWfirefighters on Twitter)


Drowning (Lewisville)

Lewisville FD and others have been searching for a drowning victim on Lake Lewisville since about 9pm, but have since cleared the scene for the night. Dive Teams will be on scene in the morning to try and locate the victim. It was dispatched as a person down in the water in the general area of Oakland Park.

Vehicle Crash (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD is on scene of vehicle vs. pole crash in the 3500 block of E Belknap Street. Officers were quickly on scene and spotted the driver, possibly intoxicated, fleeing the accident location on foot. Multiple officers are in the area attempting to locate the subject. This will be along E Belknap St between Riverside and Beach.

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Ellis County EMS (AMR) Medic 191 is on scene of a major two vehicle crash with severe damage at FM 1181 and Highway 34 near Telico, requesting extrication for people trapped. Medic 191 also requesting launch of closest helicopter to the scene. Sheriffs deputies and DPS troopers en route to assist with traffic. Telico FD has requested assistance from Ennis FD and Palmer FD.

Hit and Run Crash (White Settlement)

Please say a prayer for White Settlement firefighter T. Gage. He was involved in a serious motorcycle crash this evening along Spur 341 in west Fort Worth. He is currently in the ICU fighting for his life.
*UPDATE* This was a hit and run crash. The suspect vehicle is described as a Ford F-150 Super Crew, unknown license plate, occupied by a Hispanic male with slicked back hair. The truck is going to have extensive right front side damage. Contact White Settlement P.D. if vehicle is spotted.

Shooting (Ft Worth)

FWPD is investigating a shooting overnight at a dance hall in the 2400 block of E Lancaster Ave. Multiple people shot. Two deceased. The investigation is ongoing. People reportedly heard multiple gunshots and several vehicles leaving the area. This all happened between midnight and 12:30am.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 35, Engine 38, MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident involving an 18 wheeler and a vehicle at FM 156/Blue Mound Road and Petty Place near Texas Motor Speedway. Possible entrapment. Patient reportedly unresponsive. CareFlite is on standby.

Fire (Dallas)

 Dallas Fire Rescue is on scene at Children’s Dallas to investigate smoke and possibly a fire on one of the floors. 3 alarm response. Expect heavy DFR presence in the area.

Grass Fire (Pilot Point) 900 Blk N Hwy 377

Grass Fire (Pilot Point) 900 Blk N Hwy 377 – Chief 641 on scene of an approx 5 acre grass fire near the Golf Ranch. Brush 641 and Tanker 641 also responding. A3

Update: Chief 641 cancelling all units. This is a controlled burn and the property owner is on scene and the fire is under control. A3

Major Accident (Alvarado)

Alvarado FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and Alvarado PD are on scene of a major accident near Highway 67 and Percifield Trail just west of I35W. Reported truck and trailer crashed into a ditch. Major damage. CareFlite has launched two helicopters to the scene.

Update – CareFlite 6 and CareFlite 7 both airlifting patients to Harris Methodist Ft. Worth.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Battalion 2, Truck 2, Squad 2, MedStar, and FWPD central patrol officers are working a major accident with reported entrapment in the 1000 block of E Lancaster Ave near I35W. Its best to avoid this area.

Update – Two patients trapped. One critical, one serious.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Arlington)

Arlington FD, EMS and APD are working a major accident at N Collins St and Mosier Valley Road, requesting technical rescue team to the scene along with air medical. Reported 18 wheeler vs. dump truck with the dump truck overturned. Also requesting HazMat 6 to the scene along with a second ambulance. Battalion 1, Quint 8, Engine 4 (LZ) and several others on scene.

Update – This will be a fatality accident.


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