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

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 10 is on scene with fire showing thru the roof of a house in the 2400 block of Clear Field Drive. Working fire declared. Battalion 1 has command. Resident reports everyone is out of the house. Engine 10 attacking the fire.

Homicide Investigation (Dallas)

On November 18, 2017, at approximately 3:07 p.m., the Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting call at 9625 Webb Chapel Road. Upon officers arrival they discovered the victim, an unidentified male deceased from a gunshot wound. The shooting occurred in a crowded strip mall parking lot where there were several people standing in the vicinity.
The Dallas police needs the public’s assistance in solving this crime. Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Loeb at 214-671-3702 or Jeffrey.loeb@dallascityhall.com Please refer to report #263330-2017.

Major Accident (Ferris)

Ferris FD, CareFlite ground and air EMS, and multiple law enforcement all responded to a major accident this evening around 7pm on southbound I45 near mile marker 267. Reports indicate at major injuries and possible fatalities. One patient was flown into Dallas.

Structure Fire (Plano)

Engine 1, Truck 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, and other Plano FD units are on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 1500 block of Central Expressway near 15th Street. Detached metal building fully engulfed with flames. Smoke and fire will be visible from Highway 75.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Collin County)

Melissa FD, Collin County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with entrapment in the 2400 block of McDonald St (Highway 5) in front of the Dollar General, just south of Melissa proper. Extrication is in progress. Anna FD and McKinney FD both requested to assist. Air medical has been launched to the scene.

House Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 1 and Battalion 5 are both on scene with heavy smoke showing from a one story house in the 1300 block of Melbourne Ave. Engine 14, Engine 15, Engine 23, Truck 23, Truck 33, and Rescue 33 are all assigned.

Barricaded Person (Irving)

*Delayed for officer safety* Irving Police have been on scene of a barricaded person situation in the area of Loop 12 and Shady Grove. Officers have just made entry into the room and found the suspect deceased from a self inflicted gunshot wound. No officers were injured. Please remember: we do not post SWAT scenes or similar police situations until they have been resolved.

Major Accident (Arlington)

Arlington Engine 13, Engine 15, EMS, and APD are on scene of a major accident on Redstone Drive. Major damage to the vehicle. Arlington EMS is ground transporting one unresponsive patient to MCA, code 3 (lights/siren) with serious trauma injuries.

Auto Pedestrian (McKinney)

McKinney Fire/EMS and Police are on scene of a reported person struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Eldorado Parkway and Ridge Drive. PHI Med 2 has landed at the scene to airlift the patient. (Information: First Response Photography)

Trauma Injury (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie FD, Ellis County EMS, and PHI Air Medical are on scene of a trauma Injury in the 200 block of Hunter Pass Road. Person to be a person who fell from a roof. Serious injuries are reported. PHI Med 8 has just landed at the scene.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Dallas)

Truck 37, Engine 37, Rescue 37, and Dallas PD are on scene of a major accident with entrapment on southbound Central Expressway near Lovers Lane. USAR (Urban Search & Rescue) is responding to assist with extrication. Rescue 37 is requesting another ambulance to the scene. Multiple vehicles involved with major damage. Expect delays in this area.

Structure Fire (Parker Co)

Millsap FD and numerous other agencies are working a 2 alarm structure fire in the 100 block of Trails End Circle. Engine 42 reports at least one mobile home on fire with burn victim. Lifecare EMS is on scene and requested air medical, but they are not flying due to weather. At least one burn victim with major injuries. 

Major Accident (Ennis)

Ennis Engine 192, Chief 192, Ellis County EMS, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident at Clay Street and Lake Bardwell Drive. Reports of a motorcycle involved. PHI Air Medical has been launched to the scene. Avoid this area.

Apartment Fire (McKinney)

McKinney Engine 6 and other units are working an apartment fire off Wilson Creek Parkway. Heavy fire reported in the attic of a two story apartment building. 2nd Alarm response has been requested to the scene. (Information: First Response Photography)

Motorcycle Accident (Wise County)

Greenwood-Slidell VFD, Wise County Medic 4, Rescue 1, and law enforcement are on scene of a reported motorcycle accident at FM 455 and FM 51. Dispatched as a motorcycle down. Unresponsive patient on scene with major injuries. A medical helicopter was placed on standby, but has been disregarded.

Structure Fire (Lucas)

Lucas FD is on scene with a fully involved structure fire in the 1900 block of Shady Lane. Engine 861 reports a one story structure fully involved. Defensive fire.
Update – Medical Examiner has been requested to the scene.

Structure Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 6, Quint 12, Engine 12 and other FWFD units are working a commercial fire in the 2900 block of Shotts Street. Engine 6 laying a line and attacking the fire. Quint 12 and Truck 2 are working to search the building. Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Engine 1, Engine 8, Squad 2 all assigned to the fire.

Structure Fire (Ft Worth)

Battalion 1, Engine 29, Engine 4, and other FWFD units are on scene of a working structure fire in the 6200 block of South Freeway (I35W) service road between I20 and Altamesa Blvd. Battalion 2, Quint 26, Truck 8, Engine 28, Engine 5 all working the fire.

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 26, Engine 26, and Fort Worth PD are working a large truck rollover on the westbound I20 feeder road near Granbury Road. Squad 2 and Support 2 have been dispatched to assist with clean up. Traffic on I20 proper is not impacted. Expect delays in this area.

House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 51, Battalion 8 are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 8500 block of Prairie Hill Lane in southeast Dallas. Engine 51 laying a line and attacking the fire. Battalion 5, Engine 9, Engine 34, Truck 24, and Truck 34 are all assigned.

Shooting (Cedar Hill)

This evening at 8:03pm, Cedar Hill officers responded to the 300 block of Halifax Court regarding a shooting with injury call. Upon arrival, officers located one female, who was pronounced deceased at the scene, and two additional victims who had been shot. A total of two people have been transported to area hospitals, unknown conditions. One person has been detained and a weapon was recovered at the scene – Cedar Hill PD

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Quint 12, Engine 12 are on scene with fire showing from a house in the 1600 block of Gould Ave. Working fire. Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Engine 1, Engine 6, Engine 2, Safety 1, Utility 6, and investigators all assigned.

Major Accident (Sanger)

Sanger FD and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported motorcycle accident on southbound I35 feeder road at Chapman St. Dispatched as a police pursuit where the motorcycle wrecked out. Sanger FD is evaluating injuries.

Search & Rescue (Parker County)

Rescue boats from Brock-Dennis FD, Parker County Boat 44, Texas Parks and Wildlife and Brazos River Authority have been working a search and rescue situation in the area of the Brazos River and Horseshoe Bend. Units were searching for a missing person. The person has now been located. Lifecare EMS is responding to the Tin Top boat ramp for patient care.

Fatality Accident (Sanger)

Around 12:45am, units were dispatched to a major accident with ejection in Sanger on I35 near Mile Marker 482. Denton FD responded to the scene since, at the time, Sanger FD was on scene of a possible structure fire at another location. The Medical Examiner confirms two people died at the scene.

Vehicle Fire (Dallas)

Dallas Fire-Rescue, Duncanville FD, and law enforcement are on scene of a vehicle fire westbound I20 near Spur 408. Requesting HazMat to the scene. Reported to be an 18 wheeler on fire. Rescue 50 is ground transporting a burn patient to Parkland. Avoid this area.

Homicide (Garland)

This morning shortly before 1:30 am, Garland Police responded to the report of someone shot in the 900 block of East Linda Drive. When officers arrived they found a female in the front yard of her residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The female was transported to Baylor of Dallas where she was later pronounced dead. Homicide Detectives responded to investigate. Detectives believe the victim had just arrived home from work when she was approached by an unknown subject and shot. The victim has been identified as a 20 year old Garland woman. The investigation is early and detectives are trying to determine what lead to this murder. If anyone has any information regarding the death, they are encouraged to contact the Garland Police Department at 972-485-4840. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to Garland Crime Stoppers at: 972-272-8477 (TIPS), or http://www.garlandcrimestoppers.org.

Trauma Injury (Dallas)

CareFlite has lifted from the scene of a reported pediatric trauma/fall injury in the 4500 block of Pear Ridge Drive. Dallas Fire-Rescue landed CareFlite in the area of Haverwood Lane and Dallas Parkway. CareFlite is airlifting one patient to Children’s Dallas.

Rollover Accident (Cresson)

Cresson Chief 30 is on scene of a reported rollover accident in the 18000 block of US-377 near Yellow Stone Road. One vehicle rollover. Possible ejection. CareFlite helicopter has been placed on standby. Lifecare EMS and multiple law enforcement are also working this scene.

Major Accident (Johnson County)

Liberty Chapel FD, Johnson County EMS (AMR)*, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident on County Road 310. Reports of possible ejection. At least two patients with serious injuries. Two ambulances responding and requesting a medical helicopter to the scene.
*Note – AMR has now officially taken over 9-1-1 ground ambulance service in Johnson County. Residents will now see AMR ambulances instead of CareFlite ground EMS units. FYI.

Stabbing (Azle)

Azle FD, Lifecare EMS, and multiple law-enforcement are working a reported stabbing incident in the 500 block of Dunaway Ln. Air medical has been launched to the scene for one patient with major injuries.

Traffic Alert (Dallas)

Dallas PD reports both north and southbound I-35E at Marsalis Avenue are shut down to protect the motoring public from falling concrete and TxDOT bridge inspection.

Update: Interstate 35 now has the left lanes open in both directions. However, the overpasss from 300-400 block of Marsalis Avenue remain closed. Please be aware of work crews making repairs under the overpass.

Fatality Crash (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department responded to a major crash in the 3500 block of E. Interstate Highway 30 around 10:35 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Witnesses reported that a 4-door passenger vehicle was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when the vehicle lost control and struck a guardrail on the outside shoulder. The sole occupant of the car, a woman in her late-20’s, was pronounced deceased at the scene.