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

SWAT Incident (Arlington)

*Delayed for officer safety* Arlington PD and SWAT have just taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded situation at a residence in the 5300 block of Holly Trail in west Arlington. APD had been on scene since about 10:30am this morning. SWAT was called in to assist. One subject is in police custody at this time.

Major Accident (Hillsboro)

Hillsboro FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving a bus on northbound I35 just south of Hillsboro. EMS is evaluating injuries at this time. Major delays on both NB and SB I35 through this area.

Rescue (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police personnel are on scene of a rescue in the 1500 block of Elm Street. Dispatched as a person trapped in an elevator. Urban Search and Rescue units are on scene and attempting to make contact with the person trapped. Avoid this area.

Barricaded Person (Mansfield)

*Delayed for Officer Safety* Mansfield Police and SWAT units have just taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded person situation, secondary to a reported domestic incident with possible armed suspect, in the 1700 block of Abaco Drive. Officers surrounded the house around 4:30pm and SWAT was called to assist with apprehension. Early on during the standoff, the suspect exited the residence, retrieved items from his vehicle and ran back into the house. Negotiations took place for about two hours. Officers have just made contact the suspect and have taken him into custody. Well done Mansfield PD!

Search (Crowley)

Multiple police officers along with DPS Helicopter are searching the area of FM 1187 / Crowley Plover Road near Canoe Way for a person possibly on foot in this area. Reportedly related to a domestic situation. More details when we hear them.

Update – DPS Helicopter is unable to locate any person on foot in this area and now clearing the scene.

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Multiple units are on scene of a major accident on northbound I35E between Forreston and Waxahachie. Ellis County EMS has launched Air Evac helicopter to the scene and requested a second ambulance as well. Northbound lanes of I35E will be closed soon to land the helicopter.

House Fire (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue crews are on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a house near the intersection of Channel Drive and Royal Lane in northwest Dallas. Expect heavy smoke in this area.

Large Grass Fire (Ellis County)

Ferris, Palmer, Bristol, Garrett, and Ennis firefighters are working to contain a large grass fire in the 1100 block of Union Hill Road near Andrews Road. Initial size up was 5-6 acres on fire and growing fast. Expect smoky conditions in this area.

Apartment Fire (Dallas)

Rescue 39 has arrived on scene to find heavy fire and smoke through the roof of a large apartment building in the 700 block of Comal Street at Ewing Ave. Engine 15 is also reporting heavy fire through the roof of a two story apartment building. Battalion 1 has command.

Search (Dallas)

Dallas PD, Dallas Sheriffs deputies, McKinney PD, and DPS troopers are searching for a suspect who fled on foot from a reported stolen vehicle and police chase in the area of Presbyterian Hospital Dallas at Walnut Hill Lane and Greenville Ave. Description is a light skin black male blue shirt and blue jeans wearing a white hat. Expect heavy police presence in this area until the suspect is caught.

Fatality Crash (Richardson)

Richardson Police are investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred yesterday, June 11th at 4:50pm. The crash occurred at the intersection of N. Plano Road and E. Renner Road. A rider on a scooter was traveling southbound on Plano Road and entered the intersection on a green light when a vehicle traveling northbound on Plano Road turning left failed to yield on a flashing yellow light and collided with the scooter. The rider of the scooter was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Air Medical (Cresson)

Cresson FD has landed CareFlite and Air Evac helicopters at the Motorsport Ranch. CareFlite has already lifted off the scene en route to JPS. The second helicopter, Air Evac Lifeteam, has just landed at the scene. More details on type of incident when we hear them. Reportedly related to a crash on Highway 171 in this area.

Update – Air Evac is airlifting one patient to Cook Children’s.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 6 is on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a two story house in the 7900 block of Steppington Drive. Dispatched as a fire that started in the garage. Reported all residents are out of the house. Battalion 1 has command and reports heavy fire is now showing from the rear of the house.

Shooting (Burleson)

Burleson Police, Fire, and MedStar are on scene of a shooting near the intersection of SW Wilshire Blvd and Elk Drive. One person has been shot with major injuries. Suspect reportedly fled in a vehicle. Burleson PD is requesting people to avoid this area. Updates will be posted when available.

Update – MedStar EMS is transporting the gunshot victim to JPS with CPR in progress.

Rollover Accident (Keene)

Keene Engine 78 is on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover at FM 2280 and Twin Creeks Drive. One vehicle on its side with major damage. Initial reports indicate serious injuries. Requesting launch of medical helicopter.

Update – Helicopter declined flight due to weather. Johnson County EMS (AMR) is ground transporting one patient to JPS, serious injuries.

Double Homicide Investigation (Irving)

The Irving Police Department is investigating a double homicide which occurred yesterday (Tuesday June 5) afternoon at approximately 1:20pm in the 4200 block of Clubhouse Place. Officers responded to the area on reports of shots fired and discovered one person deceased from a gunshot wound. A second gunshot wound victim was transported to Parkland, but died at the hospital. The deceased victims have been identified as two teenage males. According to Irving PD, the two deceased victims and another person intended to commit an armed robbery at the listed location. The intended victim of the robbery managed to disarm one of the suspects, and the suspects started running away. The intended robbery victim then started shooting towards the suspects, striking the two (now deceased) victims listed above. The third suspect escaped injury, but has been located by Irving Police. The intended robbery victim has been arrested on a charge of Murder. The investigation is ongoing.

Fatality Accident (Johnson County)

This morning around 7am, multiple agencies from Johnson County responded to a major accident in the 5800 block of FM 2738 near Angel Drive for a reported vehicle that crashed off the roadway. According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, one person died in this crash.

Burn Victim (Little Elm)

Little Elm FD has landed PHI Med 10 helicopter near the intersection of Calmwater Drive and Canyon Lake Drive to airlift out a burn victim. It is best to avoid this area for the time being.
Update – PHI Med 10 has lifted from the scene en route to the hospital.

Major Accident (Parker County)

Brock FD, Lifecare EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving multiple vehicles with major damage on westbound I20 between Ranger Highway and FM 1189 west of Weatherford. Multiple injuries. All westbound lanes are closed. Significant delays and growing.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Forreston)

Forreston FD, Ellis County ESD #6, Ellis County EMS Medic 172, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident at Highway 77 and Cherry Street in Forreston proper. Dispatched to be a rollover accident with person pinned in the vehicle. Medic 172 is requesting launch of a medical helicopter to the scene. Italy FD responding for assistance as well. Extrication is in progress.

Update – Extended extrication has been completed. Air medical options are unavailable due to weather.

Update – Medic 172 is ground transporting one patient emergency to Methodist Dallas.

House Fire (Sachse)

Sachse Engine 1 and others are on scene of a house fire in the 1200 block of Westglen Drive. Fire through the roof of a house. Defensive fire operations at this time. Murphy, Wylie, and Rowlett FDs on scene for mutual aid.

Structure Fire (Fort Worth)

Battalion 1, Quint 17, Engine 17, Engine 21, and other FWFD units are on scene of a well involved structure fire, reported to be at a vacant church, in the 5000 block of Stanley Ave. Requesting a second alarm to the scene. Avoid this area.

House Fire (Fort Worth)

Engine 5 and other FWFD units are on scene with heavy fire showing from a residential structure in the 800 block of E Davis Street. Battalion 2, Truck 8, Engine 8, Engine 4, Engine 2, Safety 1, and others are all assigned to the fire.

Grass Fire (Benbrook)

Benbrook FD and Fort Worth FD are on scene of a reported vehicle fire and large, fast moving grass fire in the 11600 block of Benbrook Highway. Fort Worth Engine 30 and Engine 39 are on scene assisting with structure protection. Multiple brush trucks responding to the area. Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Wise County)

Multiple agencies are on scene of a major accident on Highway 114 between Bridgeport and Paradise. Major delays in this area.

Update – A second accident has occurred in this area. There are multiple injuries involved in this second crash. PHI Med 10 helicopter has been launched to the scene. Multiple ambulances requested to the scene. Highway 114 is closed.

Major Accident (Arlington)

Engine 12, Medic 14, and Arlington PD are on scene of a major accident westbound I20 just before Collins Street. One person down in the roadway. PHI Med 8 was on standby, but EMS will be ground transporting to MCA, CPR in progress.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Eastbound I20 is shut down near Bonnie View in south Dallas due to a major accident involving an 18 wheeler. There is also a reported fire at the location. All eastbound lanes are forced to exit. Expect major delays throughout the day.

Bus Rollover (Justin)

Justin FD is on scene of a reported rollover accident involving an overturned bus in the 12600 block of FM 407. Requesting multiple ambulances to the scene and Krum FD to assist. Over a dozen patients on scene. Updates to follow.

Update – Ambulances are responding from both Denton and Wise counties. Northwest ISD requested to bring another bus to the scene. Triage is in progress.

Update – FD unit on scene reports 10+ patients with non-serious injuries. Also reports upwards of 6 with serious injuries. EMS is still evaluating all patients. Avoid FM 407 west of Justin.

Rollover Accident (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie Battalion 1, Engine 1, Truck 3, Waxahachie PD, and Ellis County EMS are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover southbound I35E under the FM 1446 bridge. One vehicle on its side. No one trapped. EMS is evaluating injuries. All southbound lanes are closed at this time.

Drowning (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth Police are investigating a drowning at an apartment complex in the 9000 block of Brian Way Circle. FWFD, PD, and MedStar were called to the scene around 2pm for a person that had drowned in a pool. Resuscitation efforts were administered, but the 6 year old victim died at Cook Children’s Hospital.

Structure Fire (Italy)

Italy FD is on scene of a working structure fire at a commercial facility / restaurant in the 1000 block of Dale Evans Drive. Forreston FD arriving on scene now and setting up a supply line. Working fire declared.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Dallas PD and Dallas Fire-Rescue are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving multiple vehicles in the 5400 block of W Kiest Blvd. DPD advising one person possibly ejected. Multiple ambulances requested to the scene. Lanes are blocked in this area.

School Incident (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth PD is on scene at Waverly Park Elementary School (3604 Cimmaron Trail) investigating a suspicious phone call / possible threat made towards the school. The school is on lockdown at this time. Students are not being evacuated. Parents are advised NOT to go to the school, but wait at Western Hills Community Church at 8500 Chapin Road for more information.

Fire w/ Victim (Watauga)

Watauga FD/EMS and PD are on scene of a reported fire in the 6500 block of Kary Lynn Drive South. CareFlite has just airlifted a victim from this fire to Parkland Hospital in Dallas. (Information courtesy Harold Reed)

Structure Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 4, Engine 37, Truck 37, and other DFR units are on scene of a reported fire at a multi-story commercial building at 9400 N. Central Expressway. Dispatched as smoke on the 16th floor. Engine 37 has fire attack. Engine 17 catching the plug.

House Fire (Coppell)

Coppell Engine 122, Engine 123, Truck 123, Engine 121, and others are on scene of a working house fire in the 200 block of Winding Hollow Lane. Heavy smoke showing from a house upon FD arrival. Fire attack is in progress.

Rollover Accident (Waxahachie)

Battalion 1, Engine 2, Truck 3, Ellis County Medic 172, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported vehicle rollover on the southbound I35E feeder road near FM 876. Units requesting a medical helicopter to the scene.

Update – Helicopter canceled. Medic 172 is ground transporting one patient to Children’s Dallas, serious injuries.

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Forreston FD is on scene of a major accident with several people injured, requesting multiple ambulances to the scene along with two medical helicopters, southbound I35E just south of Waxahachie. All southbound lanes are blocked at this time.

Update – Three helicopters are now en route to the scene. Requested a fourth, but canceled. FD unit on scene reports four patients with critical injuries. All southbound lanes are closed – seek another route if traveling I35E south of Waxahachie.

Homicide (Dallas)

Dallas Police and Crime Scene investigators are investigating a homicide in the 500 block of Pueblo Street. DPD reports this as a double homicide. This is in the Trinity Groves area of west Dallas.

Fire (Frisco)

Multiple Frisco FD units are working a reported fire at Baylor Scott and White Centennial Hospital, 12505 Lebanon Road. Dispatched as a possible fire on the 2nd floor of the building. It’s best to avoid this area.

Trauma Injury (Pilot Point)

Pilot Point FD is landing CareFlite at Pilot Point High School to airlift out a patient involved in a trauma / amputation injury. Incident occurred at a business in the 900 block of N. Highway 377. Patient was cut by a table saw. CareFlite is landing now at 2:13pm.

Trauma Injury (Aubrey)

PHI Med 10 helicopter landed at Aubrey High School moments ago to airlift out a pediatric trauma injury. According to Aubrey FD, a pediatric was kicked in the head by a donkey. They used the high school parking lot as a landing zone (incident did not involve the school). PHI Med 10 is airlifting the patient into Dallas.

House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 23, Truck 33 are on scene with heavy fire showing from a one story house in the 2700 block of Alaska Ave. Working fire declared. Battalion 6 has command. Battalion 5, Engine 25, Engine 33, Engine 46, Truck 23 all assigned.

Drowning (Arlington)

Arlington Fire, EMS, and Police responded to a drowning incident this afternoon at a residence in the 7400 block of Lakes End Drive. Emergency responders were called to the scene for a drowning/cardiac arrest of a child. EMS transported to Cook Children’s Hospital, but the pediatric patient died in the Emergency Room.

Water Rescue (Pilot Point)

Pilot Point Fire/EMS and law enforcement are on scene of a reported water rescue and possible drowning at a small pond off Mohon Lane southeast of Pilot Point. Reported at least one person unaccounted for. Lewisville’s Rescue 2 dive team is responding to assist. PHI Med 10 Helicopter is circling the pond for aerial assistance.

Auto Pedestrian (Euless)

Euless Police and Fire are on scene of a major accident, reported vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 300 block of W. Euless Blvd near Vine Street. Medic 553 is ground transporting a patient to Harris HEB. Critical patient with CPR in progress.

Apartment Fire (Arlington)

Arlington FD made a quick and efficient knock down of an apartment fire early this morning in the 700 block of Randol Mill. Fire showing through roof on arrival. Battalion 1, Engine 1, Engine 4, Engine 8, Truck 1, Quint 8 all responded.

Shooting (Garland)

Garland Police are investigating a reported shooting in front of the Cici’s Pizza in the 1000 block of Northwest Highway. Officers responded to a person shot around 4pm. Victim shot several times transported to hospital and declared deceased. Suspect fled the scene.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Fort Worth)

Engine 40 and MedStar on scene of a major accident in the 9300 block of Boat Club Road in front of Harbor One Marina. Quint 13, Squad 2, Battalion 3 all responding to assist. Boat Club Road is completely shut down. Three patients, all with serious injuries. Avoid the area.

Apartment Fire (Dallas)

Engine 53, Truck 53, Battalion 1, and other DFR units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a two story apartment building in the 2700 block of N. Buckner Blvd. Working fire declared. Engine 31, Engine 39, Rescue 53, Truck 39, and Battalion 3 also assigned.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Arlington)

Engine 7, Truck 7, Rescue 7, Engine 10, Medic 8, and Arlington PD are on scene of a major accident at I20 and Bowman Springs. Vehicle is in the ditch with difficult access. Extrication has been completed. EMS is ground transporting a patient to JPS with serious injuries.

Search (Grand Prairie)

Law enforcement along with K-9 and DPS-101 helicopter are searching for a person on foot in the area of 161 / PGBT and Pioneer Parkway. Units are concentrating on a wooded area near the Boys and Girls Club on Enterprise Street at Robinson Road. Avoid this area.

Shooting (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth PD has been investigating a shooting in the 3800 block of Knox Street. They received a 911 call around 1:40pm requesting assistance at the given location. When units arrived, they found a person deceased from a gunshot wound. Unknown suspect information.

House Fire (Mansfield)

Mansfield Quint 4, Medic 4, Engine 1, Engine 2, and others are on scene of a fire at a large two story residence. Missed the address. Quint 4 reported fire showing. The fire has been contained and is under control.

Major Accident (Addison/Dallas)

Multiple emergency crews are working a major accident involving an 18 wheeler on southbound Dallas North Tollway at Belt Line. Dispatched as possible entrapment. HazMat also requested to the scene. All southbound lanes are closed at this time, and northbound lanes are slow. Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Frisco)

Battalion 1, Truck 6, Quint 1, Rescue 1, Medic 1, Frisco PD, and others are working a major accident on southbound Preston Road near Rockhill Parkway. One person trapped. Extrication is in progress. All southbound lanes are closed. Avoid this area.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Fort Worth)

Engine 24 is on scene of a major accident involving two vehicles at Handley Ederville Road and Randol Mill Road, requesting additional resources to the scene for entrapment. Extrication required on both vehicles. Quint 24, Rescue 14, Engine 14, FWPD, and MedStar are all on scene as well.

SWAT Incident (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a possible barricaded person situation in the 3200 block of Bellville Drive. SWAT is arriving now to assist other units with a reported person wearing a robe armed with a gun inside the house. No updates will be provided due to officer safety. This is ongoing in a neighborhood just east of the intersection of John West Road and Buckner Blvd. Roads are closed in the area. If you live in the immediate area, stay inside. Avoid this area.