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


Near-Drowning (Ft Worth)

CPR works, folks! MedStar is ground transporting a small child found underwater in a swimming pool near the 4700 block of Tearose Trail. CPR was administered multiple times and the child is now conscious and breathing. MedStar is ground transporting the child to Cook Children’s for further treatment.


Fatality Accident (Irving)

Irving PD is investigating a fatality accident involving a motorcycle in the 1900 block of W. Irving Blvd. Irving PD reports the crash happened around 5:30pm this evening. A motorcycle driver is deceased at the scene. A second vehicle involved in the accident contained one occupant who was transported to Parkland with serious injuries.


Grass Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 28 is on scene of a grass fire in the area of I35W and Rendon Crowley Road, requesting additional resources to the scene for assistance. Brush 36, Brush 39, Brush 22, Engine 17, Engine 3, Battalion 1, and Burleson FD are all responding.


Construction Accident (Colleyville)

Colleyville PD is on scene of a reported construction accident in the 6300 block of Colleyville Blvd near Tinker Road. Reported to be a person struck by concrete. CareFlite was on standby, but Colleyville EMS ground transported the patient. Unknown severity of injuries.

Update – The individual involved in this incident died at Baylor Grapevine.


Structure Fire (Arlington)

Quint 6 and Engine 6 are on scene of a working fire at a business in the 2000 block of W Mayfield Road. Engine 6 reports fire visible inside a building at the Texas Stone Designs. Engine 6 pulling a line. Quint 6 reports a small fire inside, working to extinguish.

Update – Fire is out. Quint 6, Engine 6, and Engine 3 will remain on scene, all other units disregarded.


2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

Engine 50 is on scene of a large pile of tires on fire in the area of 6000 W. Davis St. Heavy black smoke will be visible from this fire. Grand Prairie FD is also on scene. This is reported to be at the Yello Belly Drag Strip.

Update – Command requesting 2 alarms to the scene. Its best to avoid this area.


Apartment Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 8, Engine 53 and other DFR units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a two story apartment building in the 3400 block of St. Francis Ave. Working fire has been declared. Battalion 3, Engine 19, Engine 32, Rescue 43, Truck 19, and Truck 53 are all assigned.


Major Accident (Frisco)

Frisco FD/EMS and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported auto pedestrian crash on westbound Sam Rayburn Tollway near Parkwood. Medic 3 is ground transporting a patient to THR Plano priority 1 with multiple major injuries.


Major Accident (Forreston)

 Forreston FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are working a major accident on Highway 77 near Cherry Street. Two helicopters launched to the scene, but disregarded. Multiple ground ambulances requested. Major injuries reported.


Fatality Accident (Ft Worth)

Southbound lanes of 287 have been reopened following a fatal crash early this morning near Harmon Road. Fort Worth FD and PD units along with MedStar EMS were dispatched to the scene just before 6am for a vehicle that flipped over. One person confirmed deceased from this accident.


Rollover Accident (Grand Prairie)

Grand Prairie PD is investigating a major rollover accident on eastbound I20 near Carrier Parkway. One vehicle rolled down an embankment. Grand Prairie EMS ground transported one patient to MCA with serious, potentially critical injuries. (Information: Grand Prairie Reporter)


HazMat (Wylie)

Wylie FD is on scene of a hazardous materials leak near the 1300 block of Skyview Drive. Multiple HazMat teams have been requested to the scene. Plano’s HazMat team along with Richardson’s HazMat team are en route. Reported to be an anhydrous ammonia leak. It’s best to completely avoid this area.


Barricaded Person (Arlington)

Arlington PD responded to a barricaded person call this afternoon in the 100 block of E. Mitchell St. APD says they responded to serve a felony warrant for Aggravated Assault around 3 p.m. The suspect barricaded himself and refused to surrender. About an hour later, PD units saw smoke coming from the building and evacuated the building. It appears the suspect may have started a fire by lighting a mattress on fire. The suspect was located hiding in a closet and taken into custody without further incident. Arlington Fire Department extinguished the fire. Due to the proximity to campus, a MAV ALERT was issued, but there was no immediate danger to campus.


2 Alarm Fire (Saginaw)

Saginaw FD is on scene of a fire at Ventura Foods, 1100 block of Defiel Road, requesting a 2nd alarm response. Lake Worth FD, Eagle Mountain FD, Blue Mound FD, Azle FD, White Settlement FD all responding for mutual aid.


Stabbing (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD is on scene of a stabbing at an apartment building in the 8000 block of Chandra Lane. MedStar is ground transporting a patient to JPS code 3 (lights/siren) with multiple stab wounds.


Rollover Accident (Frisco)

Frisco FD/EMS and PD are working a rollover accident on Hillcrest Road near 121. FD units report one vehicle on its roof. Medic 3 is ground transporting a patient to Children’s Dallas, code 3 (lights/siren) with potentially serious injuries. Battalion 1, Engine 2, Rescue 1, and others are on scene.


Rollover Accident (Wise County)

Rhome FD, Wise County EMS, and law enforcement are on scene of a rollover accident northbound 287 at the exit ramp for Highway 114. One vehicle on its side. Major damage. Wise County Medic 3 is ground transporting to Texas Health Wise. Delays in the area.


Rollover Accident (Aledo)

Aledo FD and law enforcement are on scene of a rollover accident in the 700 block of FM 5 near Fairview Lane. Engine 34 reports one vehicle overturned off the roadway. Driver self-extricated. Lifecare Medic 22 is responding. No major injuries are reported.


Structure Fire (Wise County)

Bridgeport FD and others are on scene of a reported church on fire in downtown Chico near the corner of W. Sherman St. and N. Davis St. Heavy fire showing upon FD arrival. Units dispatched to the Living Waters Fellowship Church. Decatur FD, Lake Bridgeport FD, Alvord FD, Crafton FD, Paradise FD, and potentially others are all on scene working the fire.


Apartment Fire (Haltom City)

Haltom City FD and others are on scene with a working fire inside an apartment building in the 5100 block of Herrick Court. Fort Worth FD and others are automatic and mutual aid. Interior crews have a good knockdown on the fire, heavy smoke conditions inside.


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 25 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a one story house in the 3100 block of Ross Ave. Working fire declared. Battalion 3, Quint 12, Engine 12, Engine 19, and Engine 2 are all assigned to the fire.


Rollover Accident (Frisco)

Frisco FD, Prosper FD/EMS, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving an 18 wheeler and a vehicle rollover on southbound Dallas N. Tollway just south of 380. Prosper Chief 2 reports two patients, one with potentially serious injuries. Prosper Medic 1 ground transporting to THR Plano. One vehicle is on its top. Avoid.


Search (Arlington)

Multiple Arlington PD officers with assistance from PD helicopter are looking for a subject on foot who ran from police in the area of E. Bardin Road just east of Matlock Road. A perimeter has been set up along Bardin Road and just south into the neighborhood. Police have a vehicle surrounded that crashed into a front yard of a residence on Chasemore Lane near Overton Drive. If you live in the area south of Bardin Road and east of Chasemore Lane, stay inside and expect heavy police presence.


Major Accident (Wylie)

Battalion 140, Quint 141, Quint 143, and others are working a major accident on Highway 78 near Wylie East Drive. Multiple ambulances have been requested to the scene. Major delays on Highway 78 – avoid the area.


Possible Drowning (Grapevine)

Grapevine Battalion 1, Marine 1, Dive 1, Engine 1, Engine 2, Medic 1, and Medic 5 are on scene of a possible drowning at Lake Grapevine. Dispatched as a person who possibly fell out of a boat and has not resurfaced for several minutes. Responding units are in the area of W. Kimball Ave. and Lakeridge Drive. Marine 1 is on the water. Contact has been made with the boat. Search in progress.

Update – Units have cleared the scene. It is unclear whether a recovery was made, or if they will be returning in the daylight tomorrow to resume search operations.


Major Accident (Somervell County)

Somervell County Fire/EMS, Bono VFD, Hood County (Texas) EMS, and Sheriffs units are on scene of a major accident on Highway 67 between Glen Rose and Cleburne. CareFlite has been launched to the scene. Two helicopters are en route.

Update – Both helicopters have landed at the scene. Multiple patients, two with serious to critical injuries.

Update – Requesting a third helicopter to the scene.

Update – CareFlite 3 is airlifting one patient to JPS, trauma injuries. CareFlite 6 is also airlifting a patient to JPS.

Update – CareFlite 1 is airlifting the third patient to JPS as well. There are also multiple patients being ground transported to JPS and Cook Children’s.


House Fire (Arlington)

Arlington Engine 6, Engine 12 are on scene of a working structure fire, requesting a 2 alarm response to the 1600 block of Carla Ave. Engine 6 has fire attack. Engine 12 has water supply.

Update – 2nd alarm has been canceled. Interior crews have the fire knocked down. Multiple ambulances have been requested to the scene.
Update – This was originally dispatched as an emergency “suicide attempt.” At least one person has been transported to Medical City Arlington.
Update – Multiple Arlington PD officers have been transported to the hospital from this scene, all with reported smoke inhalation.


Major Accident w/ Fire (Dallas)

Engine 42 and Rescue 74 are on scene of a major accident with multiple vehicles on fire at Irving Blvd. and Norwood Road. Requesting Dallas PD on a rush. Battalion 3, Truck 11, and Engine 43 are responding to assist. Irving Blvd. closed in all directions.


Rollover Accident (Arlington)

Engine 5, Arlington Medic 14, and Arlington PD are working a rollover accident along northbound Watson Road near Division Street. Sounds like Grand Prairie EMS is also on scene. One vehicle upside down on an embankment. Light pole knocked down. EMS is evaluating injuries. Be careful on the wet roads, folks!


House Fire (Collin County)

Fairview FD and others are working a large house fire in the 900 block of Country Trail. Heavy fire showing thru the roof of a two story house. Parker FD, McKinney FD, Allen FD, Lucas FD, and possibly others are on scene or en route to assist.


SWAT Incident (Dallas)

Dallas PD and SWAT have taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded person situation at The Village apartments in northeast Dallas. The incident took place in the Westside area of The Village complex. A man, armed with a bat and a long knife, was held up inside an apartment unit. SWAT took the suspect into custody just before 1:30pm this afternoon.


6 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

Dallas Fire-Rescue is currently on scene of a multiple alarm structure fire in the 2600 block of S Lancaster Road. Heavy smoke will be visible from this fire.

Update – 4 alarms.

Update – 5 alarms.

Update – 6 alarms.


House Fire (Denton County)

Aubrey FD and Prosper FD are on scene of a working house fire in the 1900 block of Plantation Parkway. Heavy fire showing from the attic. Mutual aid from several departments including Denton FD, Frisco FD, Little Elm FD, and more. Evacuating firefighters from the house and going defensive.


Possible Water Rescue (Garland)

Engine 6 is requesting additional resources assist in locating two missing juveniles in the area of Fire Station 6, 2000 Holford Road. FD crews do not know if they are in the water. Several FD and PD units are en route to help with the search.


Swift Water Rescue (North Richland Hills)

North Richland Hills FD reports they are working an active swift water rescue situation in the 6100 block of Onyx Drive South. This is happening at a creek under Onyx Drive between Wendell Drive and Billy Faye Drive. Unknown specific details at this time. It’s best to avoid the area.

Update – Rescue complete. 


3 Alarm Fire (Garland)

Truck 1, Truck 7, Engine 9, Engine 11, Engine 8, Engine 10 and multiple other Garland FD crews are working a structure fire at Lonestar Storage in the 100 block of S. Shiloh Road. Engine 2 first on scene with smoke showing.

Update – 3 alarms requested to the fire.


Accident w/ Fire (Frisco/Plano)

Frisco FD, Plano FD, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with reported vehicle on fire westbound 121 Tollway near Coit Road. One vehicle fully involved, possibly overturned. Possible fatality. It’s best to avoid this area.


Rescue (Dallas)

Dallas Fire-Rescue is currently conducting a trench rescue at 6524 Alpha Road, Northwood Country Club. Construction worker trapped. Several DFR units are on scene working to rescue the person, including the Urban Search and Rescue team.

Update – Rescue completed. CareFlite airlifted to Parkland. DFR reports the patient was in stable condition on the scene, and talking with rescuers.


Fatal Accident (Mesquite)

Mesquite Police are investigating an earlier major accident along northbound 635 near Cartwright. Reports of a vehicle rollover with major damage. The accident occurred around 9pm this evening but Police are still on scene to investigate and clean up.


Major Accident (Cleburne)

Cleburne FD, PD, and CareFlite ground EMS are on scene of a major accident at FM 4 and Island Grove Road. FD requested CareFlite launch to the scene, but helicopter declined due to weather. One patient with trauma injuries will be transported by ground ambulance.


Shooting (Alvarado)

Alvarado FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a gunshot victim in the area of I35 and CR 604. CareFlite is landing at the scene for air transport. Unknown circumstances.


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 41 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a two story house in the 13900 block of Rail Lane. Battalion 6, Quint 35, Quint 38, Engine 11, Engine 34, Engine 37, Engine 40, and Safety 1 are all assigned to the fire.


HazMat (DFW Airport)

DFW Airport Fire and HazMat personnel are on scene of a suspicious white substance found on an aircraft. Hazmat 1, Quint 25, Squad 37, Engine 63 on scene investigating.

Update – HazMat has determined the substance not to be hazardous. Situation cleared.


Homicide/Shooting Investigation (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department responded to a major crash in the 800 block of W. Interstate Highway 20 around 5:49 pm on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Responding officers located a white Ford pickup that had lost control and struck a National Tire and Battery sign at 802 W. IH 20. Further investigation revealed that the male driver had received a gunshot wound prior to the crash. There was a female passenger inside the truck during this incident.
It was later determined that the occupants of the pickup truck had possibly been involved in a road rage incident with another motorist on the freeway. Investigators believe that the white pickup had entered the freeway at IH 20 at Cooper and was travelling in the outside lane of IH 20 approaching Matlock. A witness reported that a black 4-door passenger sedan with dark tinted windows had pulled up alongside the pickup truck and fired at least one shot through a rolled down passenger side window. Witnesses believe there were at least two occupants in this black sedan. The black sedan continued traveling eastbound on IH 20 after the incident. Detectives believe that the sedan had silver rims and low profile, possibly after-market wheels.
The 19-year-old driver of the pickup was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The female passenger was also transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries unrelated to the shooting. Detectives are asking anyone who may have observed this incident to contact Homicide Detective Steve Greisbach at 817-459-5325. Tipsters may also remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.


Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD is investigating a shooting in the area of E. Embercrest Drive. Arlington EMS transported one shooting victim to MCA with multiple gunshot wounds. A second victim was also transported from the scene with injuries related to the incident, but was not shot.


House Fire (North Richland Hills)

Battalion 22, Engine 223, Engine 224, and Truck 225 are on scene of a working fire inside the attic of a house, 6400 block of Amundson Road. Possible lightning strike. Engine 223 interior reports they have a small fire in the attic, working to extinguish.


Shooting (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD officers are on scene of a reported shooting in the 2400 block of Sharon Street. Dispatched as a person shot, possibly in the chest. Suspect may have ran back into a house near the location. This is an ongoing police situation. Its best to avoid this area.


Motorcycle Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 17, Engine 17, Medstar EMS, and FWPD are on scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle on eastbound I20 just before I35W. MedStar 36 is ground transporting a patient to JPS, trauma alert. Serious injuries. Expect traffic delays in the area.


Officer Involved Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just after 5pm this evening near the 10700 block of Eastham Drive. Details have not been released at this time. The shooting has taken place in the Pleasant Grove area of east/southeast Dallas. More information will be posted once released by DPD.


House Fire (Frisco)

Engine 6 and Truck 6 are on scene with smoke showing from a reported house under construction in the 13300 block of Tarragona Court. Working fire declared. Heavy fire extending into the attic. Defensive fire operations declared. Battalion 2 has command. Heavy smoke will be visible from this fire.


Foot Chase (Dallas)

Dallas PD southwest patrol officers, K-9, and Dallas PD’s Air-1 are searching for a person who fled on foot from police in the 4900 block of Rolling Meadows near Duncanville Road. Suspect is a Mexican male last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and a baseball cap and running through a creek bed south of the Rolling Meadows Apartments. Call 9-1-1 if you see a suspicious person matching this description in the area.


Search (Grand Prairie)

Law enforcement with assistance from Dallas PD’s Air-1 are searching for a subject who ran from police on foot in the area of 1300 W Main St. near the President George Bush Turnpike. Suspect described as a white male with red hair last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. Call 9-1-1 if you see a suspicious person matching this description in the area.

*Update – Suspect has been taken into custody in a backyard near the 200 block of NW 14th Street. Great job!


Major Accident (Ellis County)

Forreston FD, Ellis County EMS and sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident on northbound I35E near mile marker 393, requesting launch of Air Evac 51. All northbound lanes are now closed at the 391 mile marker near Forreston. Find another route!


Drowning (Lake Arlington)

Arlington Fire and Police search for possible drowning victim on Lake Arlington. Bowman Springs Park is closed for public access.

Update – Arlington EMS Medic 7 on scene reports one victim has been pulled from the water, deceased.


Pursuit End (Euless)

Law enforcement has ended a pursuit in Euless near E. Harwood Road and N. Main St. Pursuit of a reported stolen truck originated in Dallas County. DPS-101 helicopter is overhead. Reports of multiple suspects in custody.


Shooting (Carrollton)

The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon. CPD reports one man was hospitalized after an afternoon shooting alongside undeveloped land adjacent to McInnish Dog Park, 2241 Sandy Lane Road. The shooter was arrested. The victim’s injuries are not life threatening and no one at the park was injured or involved. It happened at 12:38pm and appears to be the result of a business dispute, Carrollton PD says. Police presence at the RaceTrac on Luna Road was related to this shooting.


Shooting (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Pinion Drive on Thursday, June 15, 2017 around 12 noon. As officers arrived, they located an adult male with apparent gunshot wounds lying outside. This man was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased due to the injuries sustained. Investigators believe that a male suspect arrived at the location to make contact with the victim. The suspect walked up to the residence and became involved in a physical confrontation with the victim. During the struggle, the suspect shot the victim and fled the scene. Detectives are still trying to figure out what led to the confrontation.


Apartment Fire (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth FD is working an apartment fire in the 4500 block of Brentwood Stair Road. Engine 20 was first on scene around 8:40pm with heavy fire and smoke showing from an apartment building. Several units are on scene. Avoid this area.


Major Accident (Rockwall/Collin County line)

Nevada/Lavon FD, Rockwall FD, Collin County EMS, Rockwall County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident, reported as a possible head-on collision, on Highway 205 at the Collin County / Rockwall County line. Reported fatality at the scene. Highway is closed both directions. It’s best to take another route.


Search (Ellis County)

Ellis County sheriffs deputies along with aerial and K-9 support are searching for a person on foot in the area of Hoyt Road and Cox Road, between Waxahachie and Maypearl. Air-1 is overhead providing aerial assistance, and units have just deployed K-9. If you live in this immediate area, call 9-1-1 if you see anyone suspicious on foot.


Trauma Injury (Parker County)

Spring Creek FD and Lifecare EMS are on scene of a reported ATV/off road vehicle crash with trauma injury at Horseshoe Bend. CareFlite was launched, but disregarded. Lifecare EMS is ground transporting a patient to Weatherford Regional with CPR in progress.


Smoke Investigation (Plano)

Plano Engine 13 is on scene at the Bank of America corporate building, 6400 Legacy Drive, investigating smoke inside the building. Reports of heavy smoke inside the multiple story office building. A full structure fire response has been requested to the scene including Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 10, Engine 12, Engine 4, Engine 5, Engine 7, Engine 8, Engine 9, Medic 10, Medic 9, Squad 1, Truck 4, Truck 5, Truck 8, and Utility 12.

Update – Engine 13 found source of smoke and confirms the fire is out. Working to ventilate some of the smoke out and clearing units.


Major Accident (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie FD is on scene of a major accident, requesting three ambulances to the scene at northbound Highway 287 near Business 287 split. Dispatched as multiple vehicles involved. Reported to be in front of the Cowboy Church. Unknown severity of injuries.