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


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.


Apartment Fire (Fort Worth)

Quint 33 reports heavy smoke showing from an apartment building in the 3800 block of Post Oak Blvd. Possible people trapped. Euless FD responding to assist. Battalion 2, Battalion 4, Truck 14 Quint 24, Engine 27, Engine 7, Engine 20 all assigned.


2 Alarm Fire (Fort Worth)

Engine 4 is on scene of a fire at a commercial facility near the intersection of E. Richmond Ave. and McCurdy Street. Requesting a 2nd alarm response to the scene. Smoke coming from the structure. Multiple crews have interior fire attack in progress.


Police Incident (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD units are working a situation in the 11600 block of Forest Central Drive. Suspect on foot last seen wearing white shirt and dark pants armed with a gun. Air-1 and K9 requested. AVOID THIS AREA.

Update – This is an ongoing situation near the Home Depot store. Reports of at least one injured officer transported to the hospital. Search for armed suspect in progress.


Search (Plano)

Plano PD is searching for a robbery suspect in the area of Parkwood and Yeary. Brinker, Renner, and Plano West schools are on lockout while they search for the suspect who fled on foot. Avoid this area.


Fatal Accident (Sanger)

Yesterday around 2pm, Sanger Fire/EMS and law enforcement were dispatched to the area of 14000 Rector Road for a rollover accident with entrapment. Multiple ambulances were requested to the scene for multiple people injured. According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner records, a teenager died in this crash.


Fatality Accident (Dallas)

Dallas Police and Fire are investigating a major accident at the intersection of S. Westmoreland Road and W. Jefferson Blvd. The crash occurred around 8:00pm this evening. Engine 26 was first on scene and requested a heavy rescue response for entrapment. The Medical Examiner has responded due to a fatality on the scene. At least one vehicle involved with major damage. Avoid this intersection.


Standoff (Grand Prairie)

Grand Prairie Police is asking the public to avoid the area around IKEA. They are engaged in a standoff with an armed suspect near the entrance to the store. We will not be broadcasting updates due to the ongoing situation. Stay clear of the area.

Update from GPPD Chief – GPPD received a call of a welfare check around 1:30pm. A vehicle was parked just inside the IKEA parking lot off Robinson Road. Officers approached the vehicle. Shots were fired. The suspect was inside the vehicle and produced a weapon. Multiple shots were fired. The SWAT team was called in to assist. After a standoff, the SWAT team discovered the suspect deceased inside the vehicle with a rifle.


Traffic Alert (Duncanville)

Traffic Alert (Duncanville) All lanes stopped westbound I20 near Cedar Ridge due to a major accident involving an 18 wheeler and a vehicle on fire. Major delays on the eastbound side as well. Take another route!

Update – All westbound lanes remain closed. The accident involves an 18 wheeler and at least two other vehicles that caught fire. Reports of a fatality. Major delays. Avoid this area.


House Fire (Plano)

Engine 3 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 2700 block of Charter Oak Drive. Engine 3 conducting a fast attack. Homeowner reports everyone is out of the house. Two story house. Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 1, Engine 11, Engine 6, Medic 3, Squad 1, Truck 1, and Truck 2 all assigned.


Major Accident (Parker County)

Multiple units are on scene of a major accident on Highway 199 west of Springtown. The accident involves at least two vehicles with major damage. Both vehicles have crashed off the roadway. Reports of a possible fatality at the scene. Avoid this area.


Apartment Fire (Fort Worth)

Engine 39, Quint 26, and other units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from an apartment complex in the 5100 block of Overton Ridge. Working fire declared. Second engine bring water. Battalion 5, Battalion 3, Quint 21, Engine 21, Engine 16, Quint 16, Engine 30 all assigned.


Rescue (Plano)

Battalion 1, Engine 13, Truck 4, Rescue 4, Medic 7, and Frisco FD are on scene of a rescue at a construction site near Communications Parkway and Headquarters Drive. Reported to be a high rise construction area. Worker trapped on the 15th floor. Rescue is in progress.

Update – Patient has been rescued and is safely on the ground.


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.