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


Fatality Accident (Plano/Frisco)

Plano Fire/EMS, Frisco Fire/EMS, and multiple police are on scene of a major accident on eastbound Sam Rayburn Tollway near Ohio Drive. FD units report one patient is deceased on scene and another patient with serious to potentially critical injuries. Major delays in this area. It’s best to avoid.


Apartment Fire (Fort Worth)

Engine 31, Engine 15, and other FWFD units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from an apartment building in the 6100 block of Station Way Drive. Working fire. Engine 31 and Engine 1 pulling lines. Engine 15 catching the plug. Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Quint 12, Quint 9, Truck 1, Engine 25, Engine 37, Engine 12, Safety 1 all assigned.


Fire (Downtown Dallas)

Engine 18 is on scene of a reported fire at a multi-story high rise building at 2370 Victory Ave in downtown. Engine 18 reports a possible electrical fire on the ground floor. Requesting a full structure fire response.

Update – Fire under control.


Rollover Accident (Dallas)

Dallas Police and Fire are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover in the 400 block of S. Montreal Ave at W 12th Street in Oak Cliff. Requesting an additional ambulance to the scene. The vehicle has struck a house causing major damage.


Structure Fire (Hurst)

The Hurst Fire Department is investigating the cause of a structure fire at 7600 block of Precinct Line Rd. that occurred around 8:10 a.m. Dispatched received an EMS call from a male who said his brother was not breathing. When the fire department arrived at the scene, they realized a fire had been in the bedroom and was smoldering. There were two males at the residence; one has been transported to Parkland Hospital and is in critical condition, and the other has no known injuries. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.


House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 54 is on scene with smoke showing from a one story house in the 2900 block of Pine Trail Road. Engine 46 bringing water from the hydrant. Truck 25 conducting a primary search of the building and Truck 40 has ventilation. Battalion 5 is in command. Engine 54 getting a knockdown with a quick attack.


House Fire (Hurst)

Hurst FD is on scene of a house fire and possible explosion near Redbud Drive and Myrtle Drive. Several residents reported hearing an explosion in the area. See DFWScanner social media for pictures and video.


Apartment Fire (Plano)

Truck 2 is on scene of a working fire at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Rio Grande Drive. Engine 1 reports heavy smoke showing from a three story apartment building. Working fire declared. Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 12, Engine 2, Engine 4, Engine 6, Medic 2, Truck 1 all assigned.


Police Incident (Fort Worth)

We’ve had numerous inquiries regarding the situation in west Fort Worth. FWPD says this is a barricaded person situation. They were dispatched to the 10200 block of Maverick Drive around 6:30pm. Northbound traffic on Chapel Creek closed at Westpoint. Please remember: we do not post or broadcast updates during an ongoing police situation. Avoid this area.


Rescue (Dallas)

Battalion 6, Truck 11, Engine 11, and other DFR units are on scene of a rescue situation at a construction area near Hi Line Drive and the I35E Service Road. Construction worker trapped. DFR’s Urban Search & Rescue team is en route to assist with extraction.


House Fire (Plano)

Plano Engine 3 is on scene of a working house fire in the 3400 block of Sherrye Drive. Heavy smoke showing from the roof and attic. Engine 3 going into fast attack. Homeowner says everyone is out. Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 11, Engine 2, Engine 1, Medic 3, Truck 1, and Truck 2 are all assigned.


Rollover w/ Entrapment (Fort Worth)

Engine 1, Truck 1, MedStar, and FWPD are on scene of a major accident on eastbound 121 / Airport Freeway just east of I35W. Engine 1 reports one person trapped in a vehicle that has overturned on its side. Engine 19 requested to assist. Extrication is in progress.


Apartment Fire (Ft Worth)

Multiple FWFD units are on scene of an apartment fire in the 9200 block of Saddlehorn Drive. Quint 23 was first on scene with heavy smoke showing. Battalion 5, Battalion 2, Quint 16, Engine 32, Engine 16, Engine 18, Engine 39, and other units on scene.


Shooting (Plano)

Plano Police and Fire/EMS are on scene of a shooting at 7401 Alma Drive. Multiple ambulances requested to the scene for multiple patients. Major injuries reported. Expect heavy police presence.

‪Update – Fatality reported at the scene. EMS is transporting at least one patient to Medical City Plano, gunshot wound to the face. Avoid this area. 7400 Alma Drive.‬

Update – The investigation continues at Cross Creek Apartments, the shooting location, at 7401 Alma Drive. Its best to completely avoid this area. Suspect fled from the scene. We will relay updated info from PPD when appropriate.


Structure Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 6, Engine 52, and other DFR units are on scene with smoke showing from a large commercial facility in the area of Glenfield Ave and S Westmoreland Rd. Reported to be a vacant building. Requesting DPD to help block off streets in the area. Avoid this scene.


Accident w/ Fire (Justin)

Justin FD/EMS, Roanoke FD, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with vehicle on fire on FM 156 near Industrial just south of Justin. At least two vehicles involved, major damage, one on fire. PHI Med 10 is landing at the scene now.


Gas Leak (Dallas)

Engine 45 is on scene of a reported gas leak in the area of 1600 Seale Street in west Dallas. Requesting additional units to the scene including Truck 4, Engine 1, and Battalion 6. Dallas PD also requested to close off streets in the area. Avoid this area.


House Fire (Wylie)

Quint 141, Quint 142, Chief 142 and other Wylie FD units are on scene with fire showing from the second floor of a two story house in the 1100 block of Hall Drive. Working fire declared. Interior fire attack is in progress.


Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD is on scene of a shooting in the 2100 block of E Abram Street. Dispatched to be at the 7-11. Engine 2, Squad 2, and Arlington EMS are all on scene advising one patient with a gunshot wound to the chest. MCA notified of incoming trauma alert.

Update – Patient declared deceased on the scene. No transport. APD reports the shooting suspect has been arrested and a weapon secured. Investigation ongoing.


Officer Involved Shooting (Duncanville)

Duncanville PD is investigating an officer involved shooting off Martin Luther Circle near S Cockrell Hill Road. Officers were dispatched to a welfare concern around 2:00pm this afternoon. Officers made made contact with an individual and there was some type of altercation. Suspect transported to Methodist central unknown condition. Officer is OK.


Fire (McKinney)

McKinney Battalion 1, Engine 8, Medic 8, and other MFD units are on scene of a working fire at an assisted living facility in the 1600 block of S. Stonebridge. Reported small fire in the attic/ceiling area. Evacuation in progress.
 
Update – Fire under control.


House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 23, Truck 23, Rescue 23, Battalion 1, and other DFR units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a one story house in the 1400 block of Oakley Ave. Working fire declared. Engine 25, Engine 33, Truck 25, and Battalion 5 all assigned.


Shooting (Irving)

Irving PD is investigating a shooting in the 4500 block of W Pioneer Dr. According to IPD, a 16 year old victim was walking through the apartment complex at the time & was seen fighting with a person when the shooting occurred. Victim taken to the hospital & is expected to survive. The motive is unclear but detectives believe the suspect is known and still at large.


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 17 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from the attic of a house in the 7800 block of Burgundy Drive. Pulling a big booster. Battalion 1, Engine 42, Engine 39, Engine 21, Quint 26, Safety 1 all assigned.


Aircraft Down (Addison)

Battalion 101, Rescue 101, Quint 102, Medic 101, Medic 102 are on scene of a reported aircraft down at Addison Airport. Extrication in progress. CareFlite launched to the scene.

Update – Extrication complete. EMS transporting one by ground. CareFlite transporting another patient by air to Medical City Plano.


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Euless FD with FWFD on scene in the 11000 blk of S. Pipeline Rd with heavy fire showing from a residential structure. Reports of someone pouring an unknown liquid on the house prior to FD arrival. Working fire.


Major Accident (Collin Co)

Multiple units are on scene of a major accident with reported vehicle rollover at FM 1377 and CR 501. PHI and Air Evac helicopters both airlifted patients from this crash to Medical City Plano. This is a second crash and separate from the fatality crash near Blue Ridge on 981.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Blue Ridge)

Blue Ridge FD, Collin County EMS, multiple law enforcement, and other agencies are working a major accident with entrapment in the 15000 block of CR 981. Major injuries reported. PHI Med 2 launched to the scene. (Information: First Response Photography)

Update – PHI Med 2 airlifting one patient to Medical City Plano. Two patients are reported to be deceased on the scene.


Motorcycle Accident (Palmer)

Palmer FD, PD, and Ellis County EMS are on scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle at W Jefferson St and N Main St. CPR was administered, but the patient has reportedly been declared deceased on the scene. Avoid this area.


Shooting (Ft Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth PD and Tarrant County sheriffs are on scene of a reported shooting scene at Temptations Cabaret, 12291 Camp Bowie West Blvd in west Fort Worth. Air-1 overhead. Heavy police presence on scene. AVOID THIS AREA.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Multiple FWFD, Medstar, and FWPD units are on scene of a major accident with multiple people seriously injured at W Lancaster Ave and Boswell Drive. CareFlite has just landed at the scene. Battalion 4, Quint 24, Engine 24, Engine 14, Rescue 14, Squad 2, Engine 7, Engine 3, and Safety 1 all on scene. Avoid this area.


Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in the 11300 block of Woodmeadow Parkway. DPD responded to reports of multiple gunshots heard in the area and found a gunshot victim. Crime Scene investigators are on scene.


Major Accident w/ Fire (Dallas)

Engine 27, Truck 41, and multiple PD units are on scene of a multiple car crash on northbound Dallas North Tollway at Walnut Hill. One vehicle is fully involved with flames. Rescue 11 ground transported one patient code 3 priority 1 (serious, potentially critical injuries) to Parkland. DPD requested to assist due to the possibility of fatality involved.


Tanker Rollover (Ft Worth)

Engine 17 is on scene of a tanker truck rollover on fire westbound I20 at I35W. Confirmed truck on its side with fire showing. Multiple FWFD units are responding along with MedStar and FWPD. Squad 2 is responding to assist with a person trapped. Major delays in this area.

Update – Fire contained. One person is trapped in the wreck. Squad 2 is responding for extrication. One patient with serious injuries. CareFlite is on standby. All westbound lanes of I20 are closed at I35W.


Barricaded Person (Dallas)

Dallas PD have taken a person into custody in the area of S. 2nd Ave and Jamaica Street. DPD officers were following an occupied stolen tractor trailer at low (30MPH) speeds which eventually stopped at the given location. The driver was temporarily barricaded in the vehicle refusing to come out, but has been taken into custody.


Search (Arlington)

Arlington PD, Grand Prairie PD, and DPS-101 helicopter are searching for a wanted felon on foot in the area of 400 Harriett Street. The concentrated area is east of Sherry Street, south of E Abram, and west of Carter Drive. Residents in this immediate area have been requested to stay inside. DPS-101 helicopter is overhead for aerial assistance.


Search (Haltom City)

Multiple Haltom City PD units are in the area of NE 28th Street and N Beach Street searching for a subject on foot. Slim build male possibly wearing blue jeans, a dark colored t-shirt, and baseball hat. A perimeter has been set up in the area of Hollis Street. Fort Worth PD is also on scene and Air-1 is en route to assist. We have not heard the original offense and why they are searching for this person.


Shooting (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD are investigating a reported shooting in the area of Eastchase Parkway and Meadowbrook Blvd. Incident reported to have occurred near the corner food store. Possible fatality. Avoid this area.


Shooting Incidents (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Police are on scene of reported two shooting incidents. One in the 1300 block of Morrell Ave and the other is at I35E service road and Ewing. At least two people found shot at the I35E and Ewing location. More details when released by PD.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Ellis County)

Ellis County ESD #6 personnel, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with entrapment at Longbranch Road and Blackchamp Road. Extrication has just been completed. Air medical was requested to stand by, but none are flying due to weather. Unknown severity of injuries.

Update – Medic 192 is ground transporting one patient to Methodist Dallas, priority 1.


Water Rescues (Carrollton)

Carrollton emergency management reports multiple high water rescues ongoing due to flooding. One at Jeanette Way and North Denton Drive. Another as Josey Lane and Countryside. Carrollton FD was just dispatched to another possible water rescue at PGBT and Luna Road. Don’t drive thru high water!


Major Traffic Alert (Dallas)

Numerous Dallas Fire-Rescue and Sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident / fuel spill northbound I35E at 635. Northbound lanes are blocked and 635 ramps to northbound I35E, including express lane, are closed. Major traffic delays in this area. HazMat is on scene.


Gas Leak (Farmers Branch)

Farmers Branch FD and PD are on scene of a reported natural gas leak in the 2700 block of Cookscreek Place. Some residents in the area may be displaced due to the leak. Requesting a Battalion Chief and ambulance to the scene. Avoid this area.


Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a shooting at an apartment complex in downtown, 2300 Field Street. Officers report a suspect fled on foot and ran towards the Perot Museum. Described as a black male wearing all black clothing. Victim is deceased on scene. Crime Scene and Homicide investigators requested.

Official update from Dallas PD: They responded to 2323 N Field St regarding a shooting. A victim/employee found deceased. The suspect, a former employee/security guard, remains at large. Officers, including K9, are searching the area.


Police Incident (Arlington)

*Delayed for officer safety* Arlington PD has been in the area of 5300 block Vermillion Trail near Andalusia Trail in southwest Arlington for a few hours this afternoon. APD says they were looking for a suspect who was determined not to be in the area. Officers are clearing now.


Rollover w/ Entrapment (Forreston)

Forreston FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident northbound I35E between Forreston and Waxahachie. Dispatched as a rollover with entrapment. PHI Air Medical is on standby. At least two patients with major injuries per Medic 172 on scene.


Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD are on scene of a shooting in the residential area off Inwood Drive and Cooper Street. Arlington EMS has transported at least one shooting victim to MCA. One patient has a gunshot wound to the chest. Engine 1, Engine 3, and multiple PD units on scene. Avoid this area.


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Battalion 6, Engine 37, Engine 41, and other FWFD units are on scene of a house fire in the 10100 block of Ash Creek Lane. Engine 37 reported smoke showing upon arrival. Battalion 3, Quint 35, Quint 9, Engine 31, Engine 38 all assigned to the fire.


Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas Police are investigating a shooting in the 3100 block of W. Pentagon Parkway. A victim was taken by personal vehicle from the scene to a local ER. A suspect fled the scene. Dispatch reported witnesses heard upwards of 20 gunshots. Officers requesting P.E.S. (Physical Evidence Section) crime scene investigators. Air-1 unavailable to surveil area due to weather.


Major Accident (Dallas)

Engine 23, Truck 23, Rescue 23, and Dallas Sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident on northbound I35E near Beckley Ave. Engine 23 requesting a second ambulance to the scene. All lanes are closed at this time. Major delays.


Apartment Fire (Plano)

Engine 1 is on scene of a working fire inside of an apartment building in the 200 block of Dogwood Place. Heavy smoke reported upstairs. FD units attempting to locate the fire. Battalion 1 has command. Engine 2 also on scene with fire attack.

Update – Fire located and knocked down. Truck 1 assisting with ventilation.


2 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 3, Engine 22 are on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a commercial structure in the area of 4200 East Loop 820. Requesting a 2nd alarm to the scene. This is at the St. Jude Missionary Baptist Church. Heavy flames thru the roof.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Willow Park)

Willow Park FD, Lifecare EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving an 18 wheeler and multiple vehicles along I20 at Mikus Road. The accident affects both westbound and eastbound. Major damage. Extended extrication is in progress. Big delays in this area – it’s best to avoid!


Rollover Accident (Grapevine)

Engine 4, Engine 1, Grapevine EMS and PD are on scene of an overturned vehicle affecting both northbound and southbound lanes of 121 near 360. A heavy rescue response was dispatched for possible entrapment, but has been disregarded. Unknown injuries. Delays in the area.


Shooting / Traffic Alert (Dallas)

Dallas PD: Eastbound I-30 at Hampton Road is shutdown, traffic will be diverted north & south onto Hampton Road. Also eastbound Sylvan on ramp to I-30 is closed. This closure is to investigate an early morning shooting. Details from DPD:
 
“On February 19, 2018, at about 2:20 A.M., Dallas police officers were dispatched to 110 Dallas Fort Worth Turnpike Freeway regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed that the driver inside of a United States Postal Service box truck had been shot. It was confirmed that the victim was a United States Postal employee. Homicide detectives and United States Postal Inspectors responded to the scene.”


Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth Engine 42, Burleson Truck 2, Rescue 2, MedStar EMS, and Police are working a major accident with reported entrapment on East FM 1187 / Rendon Crowley Road just east of I35W. At least two ambulances responding. One patient with serious to potentially critical injuries. Battalion 1, Squad 2, and Quint 17 all responding to assist. Avoid this area.


Rescue (Irving)

Battalion 1, Engine 5 Engine 1, Medic 1, Truck 3, Engine 6, Medic 6, Rescue 6, EMS Supervisor and Irving PD are all on scene of a rescue involving a vehicle into a hole in the 800 block of W. Oakdale Road. Official reports indicate a pickup truck has crashed into a construction site hole approximately 20 feet deep. Rescue operations are currently underway.