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

Major Accident (Arlington)

Engine 5, Engine 11, Arlington EMS and APD are working a major accident on westbound I30 near Great Southwest Parkway. Arlington EMS is ground transporting a patient code 3 (lights/siren) with CPR in progress. Dispatched as possible ejection or fall from a moving vehicle. Heavy delays in the area.

Shooting (Highland Park)

Highland Park police officers are investigating a reported shooting in the 4200 block of Oak Lawn Ave. A subject is in police custody. Ongoing police investigation in this area. Preston Road, between Edmondson Ave and Beverly Drive, remains closed.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 2 is on scene with smoke showing from the roof of a single story house in the 2800 block of Kyle Drive. Working fire declared while responding. Truck 4 will be ventilation. Battalion 2 reports moderate smoke pushing from the roof, in command.

Grass Fire (Midlothian)

Midlothian Fire Dept working a large grass fire at Ashgrove Cement in the 900 Blk of Gifco Road according to Midlothian PD.

Update – Multiple Alarm Grass Fire. Requesting forest service to the scene for assistance.

Structural Collapse (Irving)

Irving FD and PD are on scene of a reported structural collapse at a parking garage near the 200 block of O’Connor Ridge Blvd and Fuller Drive. Irving FD advising 21 vehicles impacted by a partial collapse of the garage. Primary search has been complete. Dallas Fire-Rescue’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team en route to assist.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 7 and Engine 9 are on scene with fire in the eaves and attic of a house in the 5600 block of Crowndale Drive. Engine 7 has fire attack. Engine 9 laying a supply line. Battalion 2 has command.

Apartment Fire (Dallas)

Truck 37 and Engine 37 are both on scene with fire showing from a vacant two story apartment building in the 6800 block of Eastridge Drive. Battalion 4 now reports fire thru the roof of one unit, establishing command.

Barricaded Person (Mansfield)

*Delayed for officer safety* Mansfield PD and SWAT officers have just ended an extended standoff with a barricaded person in the 1100 block of Doubletree Lane. One child safe from the incident. One suspect has been taken into custody.

Shooting (Hubbard)

Sheriffs deputies are working a shooting in the 900 block of SH 171 in Hubbard. EMS on scene requesting launch of medical helicopter for air transport. Crime scene investigation is underway.

Body Found (Plano)

Sad News – Plano Police Department reports a body has been found near Ohio Drive and President George Bush Turnpike. The body has been identified as Libby Davis who went missing yesterday after a car crash. PPD says foul play is not expected.

Structure Fire (Haltom City)

Haltom City firefighters have contained a fire at a commercial facility on Murray Ave. Engine 473 pulled a hose line and made an interior attack, fire knocked down quickly. Truck 471, Engine 471, Quint 472, Battalion 47, Engine 222 and FWFD all responded.

Fatality Accident (Burleson)

Burleson Police is investigating a major crash on southbound Wilshire Blvd. at Hidden Creek Parkway due to a fatality crash. The Medical Examiner has been requested to the scene. Expect delays in the area due to accident investigation.

Major Accident (Denton County)

Argyle FD/EMS, Flower Mound FD/EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident impacting both northbound and southbound I35W between FM 1171 / Cross Timbers Road and FM 407. Reported to be a vehicle into the median. Argyle Medic 511 is transporting one patient to Presbyterian Denton, code 3 (lights/siren) with CPR in progress.

Rollover Accident (Fort Worth)

Dalworthington Gardens PD along with Fort Worth units are on scene of a rollover accident related to a police situation in the area of Meadow Drive just east of E. Loop 820. One person on foot in the area. Air-1 is overhead assisting in the search.

Apartment Fire (Fort Worth)

Battalion 5, Quint 23, Engine 23, Quint 16, and Engine 16 are on scene of a working apartment fire in the 3000 block of Las Vegas Trail. Heavy smoke showing on arrival. Engine 23 going interior to attack the fire. Battalion 5 has command.

Rollover Accident (McKinney)

McKinney Police and Fire/EMS are on scene of a serious accident on southbound 75 ramp to westbound 121. One vehicle, possible rollover. Major damage. Major injuries reported. Avoid this area. (Information: First Response Photography)

Apartment Fire (Plano)

Battalion 2, Engine 7, Truck 5 and other Plano units are on scene of a fire at an apartment building in the 6300 block of Windcrest Drive. Battalion 1, Engine 12, Engine 13, Engine 8, Engine 9, Medic 9, Squad 1 are all assigned to the fire. Engine 7 is interior and attempting to make access to the attic.

Fire (Wilmer)

Wilmer FD, Ferris FD, Seagoville FD, Lancaster FD, Dallas Fire-Rescue, Hutchins FD and Ovilla FD have been on scene at fire inside a large warehouse at 201 S I-45 in Wilmer. The fire is under control at this time. Overhaul in progress.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 10, Engine 4, and other Plano FD units are on scene of a house fire in the 3500 block of Neiman Road. Reported to be fire in the attic of a two story house. Interior fire attack in progress. Searches of the residence in progress.

Rollover Accident (Ellis County)

Avalon VFD, Ellis County medics 172 and 191, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on FM 55 near Sherry Lane. Dispatched as possible ejection. Two medical helicopters, Air Evac 51 and PHI Med 8, have been called to the scene. Air Evac is now airlifting a patient to Parkland and PHI will be airlifting a patient to Children’s Dallas.

Shooting (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD officers are investigating a shooting incident near the DFW National Cemetery on Mountain Creek Parkway. A vehicle has been struck by gunfire. 911 complainant heard multiple shots. DPD officers are searching the area around the cemetery for the suspect. There is a police helicopter overhead assisting in the search.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a shooting in the 3200 block of Buckskin Drive. Two ambulances were requested to the scene. Suspect reportedly fled the scene in a gold vehicle. A crime scene has been established.

Outside Fire (Fort Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth FD crews are working a large outside fire at a facility in the 1400 block of Nixon Lane. This is located along the Trinity River. Heavy smoke will be visible while crews work to contain the fire. Quint 12, Engine 12, Engine 19, Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 6, Engine 25, and Truck 1 are all assigned.

Shooting (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD, Mesquite PD, and Garland PD officers are on scene of a reported shooting incident near the intersection of Self Plaza Drive and S. Garland Ave near 635. There is an ongoing crime scene investigation. Heavy police presence. AVOID this area.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police units are on scene of a major accident at S. Malcolm X. Blvd and Mc Dermott Ave. Dispatched as possible entrapment. There is a fuel spill at the scene. Rescue 24 is transporting a patient from this crash to Baylor Dallas code 3 (lights/siren). Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Fort Worth)

Engine 5, Engine 22, Engine 4, MedStar, and FWPD are on scene of a major accident on southbound 287 near E. Berry Street. One vehicle crashed into the back of an 18 wheeler. Major damage. MedStar is transporting a trauma patient to Harris Methodist with serious, potentially critical, injuries.

House Fire (Arlington)

Engine 12, Engine 16, Engine 9 and others are on scene with heavy fire showing from a one story house on Caplin Drive in southeast Arlington. Engine 12 and Engine 16 have pulled lines for fire attack. Battalion 2 has command.

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!