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


House Fire (Saginaw)

Saginaw FD along with Blue Mound FD, Eagle Mountain FD, and Lake Worth FD are working a structure fire in the 500 block of Kempson Court. Originally dispatched as a possible lightning strike to a house. Smoke showing upon Saginaw FD arrival. Avoid this area.


Officer Involved Shooting (White Settlement)

White Settlement PD and other law enforcement is investigating an officer involved shooting in the 600 block of Meadow Park Drive. According to a law enforcement official, the subject was armed with a gun and refused to drop it. Officer fired. MedStar transported to Harris downtown with major injuries, CPR in progress. Officers are OK.


Major Accident (McKinney)

McKinney Fire/EMS and Police are working a major accident involving multiple vehicles at the intersection of E. University Blvd and McDonald St. Heavy damage. Possible ejection. Multiple ambulances transporting from the scene. Helicopters unavailable due to weather.


Search (Bedford)

Bedford PD are searching for a suspect who fled on foot from a reported crash involving a stolen vehicle at Forest Ridge Drive and Harwood Road. Two suspects are in custody and one is still on the run. Officers are utilizing a drone to assist in the search. Expect heavy police presence in this area, including neighborhoods.


Drowning (Fort Worth)

Battalion 4, Quint 24, Engine 22, Dive 7, Brush 27, Medstar, and FWPD are on scene of another drowning in a submerged vehicle in the area of S. Cravens Road and Oakdale Drive. Medstar reports one person is deceased on the scene.


Aircraft Down (Ellis County)

Italy FD, Avalon FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are in the area of FM 667 and Hooser Road for a possible aircraft down. Air Evac helicopter is overhead assisting in the search. Last known details were that a possible aircraft had crashed in the area of FM 667 and the Ellis / Navarro County line. Units have not located a crash site yet.


Officer Involved Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating an officer involved shooting in the 1200 block of S. Lamar Street at the Southside Flats apartments. DFR Rescue 4 transported a victim to Baylor Dallas, code 3 with serious injuries. According to the latest update from DPD, the suspect, believed to be the one transported, has died. The officer is not injured. Additional details will be released by DPD.


House Fire (Plano)

Battalion 2 and Engine 12 are on scene of a house fire in the 3800 block of Nantucket Drive. Smoke showing from the roof of a house. Truck 4 assisting with ventilation and fire attack. Working fire declared. Battalion 1, Engine 2, Engine 8, Squad 1 and other units assigned.


Major Traffic Alert (Fort Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth FD and PD along with Arlington FD and PD units are on scene of a major accident along westbound I30 at the Randol Mill bridge over the interstate. An 18 wheeler has struck the bridge which has caused damage. Units are working to close all westbound and eastbound lanes of I30 at this time. TxDOT is en route. Major delays.

Update – All lanes reopened.


Major Accident (Garland)

Garland Police are investigating a major accident at the intersection of Shiloh Road and Belt Line Road. At least two vehicles involved with major damage. High impact t-bone collision. One driver was transported by Garland EMS with critical injuries. The intersection is closed for investigation. Avoid this area.


Search (Haltom City)

Haltom City PD is searching for a subject who fled on foot from a major accident in the area of 5300 Denton Highway and NE Loop 820. Subject is a white male last seen wearing a white tank top. Multiple officers are checking North Park, Denise Drive, and west of Denton Highway towards the railroad tracks. Perimeter is being set up and aerial assistance has been requested.

Update – Ground officers and DPS-101 helicopter continue their search. Reports indicate the subject may be intoxicated. One person was reportedly ejected and seriously injured in the crash where this all began.

Update – The area has been checked by ground and air, and the subject has not been located. DPS-101 helicopter has cleared from the scene.


Major Accident (Denton County, Little Elm)

Multiple agencies are working a major accident with possible ejection along Highway 380 near Magnolia Blvd. Reported to be in front of the Baylor Emergency Clinic. PHI Med 10 will be landing at a helipad near the scene. One patient reported to be unconscious and not responsive. Major delays on Highway 380.


Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD is investigating a reported shooting near the Woods Chapel Baptist Church at Bowen Road and California Lane. California Lane is closed east of Bowen. Dalworthington Gardens PD also on scene. Avoid this area.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth FD, MedStar, and FWPD are working a major accident with reported entrapment on northbound I35W near Tarrant Parkway. Multiple FWFD crews en route. MedStar has requested CareFlite helicopter to the scene. Avoid!

Update – One person trapped in the vehicle. Extrication has started. Heavy Rescue truck (Squad 2) responding to assist.


Structure Fire (Dallas)

Engine 52,Truck 50, Engine 50 are on scene with smoke showing from an apartment / townhome building in the 4600 block of Country Creek Drive. Working fire declared. Engine 52 pulling a line for fire attack. Engine 50 has water supply. Battalion 5, Battalion 6, Engine 26, and Truck 40 also assigned.


Rollover Accident (Plano)

Plano Battalion 2, Engine 7, Medic 7, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on northbound Sam Rayburn Tollway just before Dallas North Tollway. One vehicle on its roof. Medical helicopter requested to standby, but has been disregarded. Possible ejection with serious injuries reported. Avoid this area.


Rollover w/ Entrapment (Lewisville)

Engine 166, Battalion 160, Truck 167, and Lewisville PD are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on 121 Business at the Trinity River bridge. One vehicle along the guardrail. One person trapped in the vehicle Working to stabilize the vehicle and extricate the occupant. PHI Air Medical was on standby, but EMS reports the helicopter is not needed.


Vehicle / Structure Fire (Arlington)

Engine 17 is on scene with smoke showing from the garage of a house in the 1100 block of Prairie Ridge Lane. Vehicle fire inside the garage of a two story house. Quint 8 and Rescue 8 checking the attic for fire extension. Engine 8, Engine 11, Truck 1, Engine 1 are on scene.


House Fire (Arlington)

Squad 4 is on scene with heavy fire and smoke showing from a house in the 1800 block of Holly Oak Street. Requesting a 2nd alarm to the scene along with EMS. Working fire. Engine 4 has fire attack. Truck 7 on scene. 505 has command.


Structure Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 4, Truck 20, Engine 20, Rescue 20, Truck 41, and other DFR units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a large commercial strip center on Preston Road near LBJ. Working fire has been declared. Avoid this area.

Update – Requesting a second alarm to the scene. Updated address as 12817 Preston Road.

Update – Requesting a third alarm response to the scene.


Rollover Accident (Fort Worth)

Quint 26, Engine 26, multiple Medstar units, and FWPD are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover with possible ejection in the 4700 block of SW Loop 820 Service Road bear Bryant Irvin. Multiple people injured. Major injuries reported. Avoid this area.


Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington Fire/EMS and multiple Police officers are on scene of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Harriett Street in east Arlington. EMS is ground transporting a patient to MCA with a gunshot wound to the chest.


Major Accident (Arlington)

Arlington FD, Fort Worth FD, Euless FD, MedStar EMS, AMR, and police are on scene of a major accident involving a train vs. large truck near the 12500 block of Calloway Cemetery Road. Truck reported to be on fire. Fort Worth FD reports Arlington FD has the fire under control. The train has stopped near the Collins Street bridge. Multiple people on board the train to be assessed by EMS. Requesting several additional resources.

Update – Requesting more ambulances to the scene from both MedStar and AMR (Arlington). Multiple people injured on board the train. EMS assessing injuries at this time.

Update – One fatality reported to be involved in this crash. There are several people to be transported from the train. MedStar and AMR ambulances are on scene.

Update – The AmBus (Multi-Patient Vehicle) from Fort Worth / MedStar has been requested to the scene.

Update – At least six people have been transported so far from the scene. Additional ambulances and the AmBus en route for any other transports.


Major Accident (Parker County)

Peaster VFD, Lifecare EMS, and DPS are working a major accident involving a motorcycle in the 6000-blk of FM 920. Reported two patients. Lifecare M51 request helicopter for one patient to land at Lifecare station 5 helipad. Air Evac has landed. M11 transported one emergent to Harris Downtown.


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.