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


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Disturbance (Dallas)

Disturbance (Dallas) Forest Ln, Abrams Rd, Audelia Rd. & Skillman St. – Multiple callers advising unknown suspects are driving around the area and shooting people with paintball guns. Suspect vehicle is a white 90’s police interceptor with chrome hubcaps, police spotlight & Oklahoma plates.


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Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) LBJ Frwy. & Miller Rd. – Major accident involving an 18-wheeler & eight vehicles in the EB lanes of LBJ. RP reporting two people are pinned underneath the 18-wheeler. Element on scene requesting an accident investigator & advising that the two people that where pinned have been removed from the accident.


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Accident (Ft Worth)

Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 37 along with Medstar are on scene of a major accident involving three vehicles at North Beach Street and Heritage Trace Parkway. Medstar advising of five occupants, non serious injuries. Very busy area and heavy traffic in the area as you can imagine.


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Entrapment Accident (Collin Co)

Entrapment Accident (Collin County, Princeton) CR 470 and CR 500 – Reported overturned vehicle with entrapment accident at listed location. Collin County Sheriff’s Office on scene along with Princeton Fire and Blue Ridge Fire.

UPDATE – Air Evac (aeromedical)  is inbound to assist units on scene with extrication in progress.


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URGENT AMBER ALERT

**URGENT** AMBER ALERT – via the Texas Emergency Management Agency – Tyler Police are searching for a 4 year old boy and a man suspected of killing his ex-wife. Lucas Calvert, 4 years of age, is a while male about 3 feet tall, 30-40 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes last seen wearing a long sleeve blue sweatshirt and grey sweatpants. The suspect, James Calvert, is a white male 41 years of age, 5 foot 9 inches tall 185 pounds, brown hair/brown eyes. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS BELIEVE THIS CHILD TO BE IN GRAVE OR IMMEDIATE DANGER. Suspect vehicle is a 2000 gray/blue four-door Buick LaSabre with Texas plates DP4-G858. If you have any information, you are asked to call the Tyler Police Department 903-531-1000. (Picture attached below is courtesy of KLTV) PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION.


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Semi Rollover (Dallas)

PIC – A semi rollover on NB I35E at Commonwealth is blocking ALL lanes. Everyone must exit around Medical District Drive. Heavy delays are present in the area and building.

UPDATE – As of 12:30pm, the highway is now back open.  Traffic remains heavy back from Interstate 30!


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Home Invasion, Well Sort of (Ft Worth)

Home Invasion (Ft Worth) FWPD had two patrol officers responding Code 3 (lights & sirens) to a reported possible home invasion in progress on the West side of town. Caller reported to 911 operator that she heard “someone” moving in her house. Upon arrival on the scene from FWPD, patrol officers found the “suspect” inside the home. It was a squirrel.


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Fire Dept Open House (Cedar Hill)

Fire Dept Open House (Cedar Hill) Come out this Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM for the Cedar Hill Fire Department open house at Station 213 located at 1430 High Pointe Drive. There will be fire station tours, apparatus displays, fire demos, visit the fire safety house, food and drinks along with Blood Pressure checks and other Health Info from Methodist Hospital.
Photo: Fire Dept Open House (Cedar Hill) Come out this Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM for the Cedar Hill Fire Department open house at Station 213 located at 1430 High Pointe Drive. There will be fire station tours, apparatus displays, fire demos, visit the fire safety house, food and drinks along with Blood Pressure checks and other Health Info from Methodist Hospital.
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School Bus Fight (Forest Hill)

Bus Accident Fight (Forest Hill) Quint 23, Rescue 23 along with Medstar and Forest Hill PD are on scene of a fight in a School Bus at Nantucket Drive and Folkstone Drive. EMS out checking for Injuries.

UPDATE – Medstar advising now that this was not an accident at the listed location. In was a fight that broke out inside the bus.


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Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) – I35 Southbound in the area of the Loop 12 split – Dallas Sheriff’s Department deputy on patrol drove up on a major accident involving two vehicles. Deputy has requested additional units and Dallas Fire Rescue code 3 for injuries and traffic control. Additional units are enroute. Use caution and move to the right for emergency vehicles.


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Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) – I30 Eastbound at Hotel St. – Dallas Sheriff’s Department units are on scene of a major accident involving two vehicles and a semi-truck. Units arriving are reporting a rollover with serious injuries. Units have the right two lanes blocked and additional units are responding code 3 (lights and siren). Use caution and expect delays in the area.


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Shooting (Ft Worth)

Shooting (Ft Worth) Multiple FWPD investigating a shooting in the 2400 blk of Emily Drive. Reported girlfriend shot boyfriend, unknown accidental or intentional. FWFD Quint 24 is advising CPR in progress. PD has shut down Emily Drive at Meadowbrook Dr.

UPDATE – MedStar 72 is inbound to Harris in Ft Worth with the gun shot wound patient, 2 fire fighters on board.


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Police Activity (Forest Hill)

Police Activity (Forest Hill) Multiple PD and FD units are on scene of the Greater Sweet Home Church located at 7312 Forest Hill Drive. FD advising for Medstar to assign a supervisor to the incident along with Crime scene needed at the location.
UPDATE – A 2nd medic and an advanced paramedic requested to the scene at Greater Sweet Home Church. Supervisor is also on scene.
ADDITIONAL UPDATE – Both MedStars have transported to JPS.


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Fall (Dallas)

Fall (Dallas) 1406 Main St. – Reporting person advising a person fell out of a six floor window at listed location. Elements on scene, requesting crime scene tape, P.E.S. (Crime scene unit), & CAPERS Homicide.  It is not known whether this is intentional or accidental.  That will be determined by the police investigation.


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Shooting (Dallas)

Shooting (Dallas) 12100 Abrams Rd. – Officer working off-duty at Medical City is advising a gunshot victim just walked into the emergency room. Complainant & witnesses were going to a tobacco shop at the intersection of Abrams & LBJ when the comp was shot. Comp & witnesses do not known why or the exact location where comp was shot, only that a white impala drove by & fired.


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Missing Father / Daughter (Irving)

Irving police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Irving father and his 11 month old daughter. Irving police say James Florez and his 11 month old daughter Victoria disappeared from their Irving home Friday evening. Irving police say he may be in east Irving or west Dallas. Florez is 6’1” and weighs about 240 pounds with brown hair and eyes. His 11 month old daughter Victoria is about two feet tall and weighs about 25 pounds. Police believe Florez is driving his 2002 black Ford Ranger with Texas plates BF 70017. Irving police ask anyone who has seen Florez and his daughter to call police at 972-273-1010. (Story from WFAA & FOXDFW)


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Shooting (Dallas)

7550 S. Westmoreland Rd. – Person shot by suspect at listed location. Victim was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of the Plum Tree apartments when suspect walked up & asked for a lighter. After asking for the lighter the suspect pulled the victim from the vehicle shot him, before fleeing unknown direction in a maroon Mercury Grand Marquis. AIR-1 en route & element following DFR to Baylor to get more information from comp.


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Missing Person (Mesquite)

(From WFAA) MESQUITE — Police are asking for assistance in the search for a 78-year-old missing woman. Earlier Friday, family members reported Bobbie Cunningham as a missing person. She recently returned to Mesquite from Louisiana. Cunningham was last seen in a gold 2008 Nissan Rogue SUV with the license plate HLB-481 at about 3 a.m. in southeast Mesquite. She resides in north Mesquite. Cunningham is a black female, 5’5” tall and weighs 140lbs. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing dark pants, white shoes, white long-sleeved shirt, large glasses and carrying a large black purse. Contact Mesquite police dispatch at 972-285-6336 if you have any information about the missing person
Photo: (From WFAA) MESQUITE -- Police are asking for assistance in the search for a 78-year-old missing woman. Earlier Friday, family members reported Bobbie Cunningham as a missing person. She recently returned to Mesquite from Louisiana. Cunningham was last seen in a gold 2008 Nissan Rogue SUV with the license plate HLB-481 at about 3 a.m. in southeast Mesquite. She resides in north Mesquite. Cunningham is a black female, 5’5” tall and weighs 140lbs. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing dark pants, white shoes, white long-sleeved shirt, large glasses and carrying a large black purse. Contact Mesquite police dispatch at 972-285-6336 if you have any information about the missing person.
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Air 1 (Dallas)

Air 1 Activity (Dallas) Air 1 has been searching near the Mockingbird DART Station for 2 suspects that ran from a DPD Marshal. Air 1 is now overhead Dallas Love Field, aircraft just reported laser strike 10,000 feet up and four miles east of Addison. Air 1 searching that area at this time.


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Accident (The Colony)

Accident (The Colony) Truck 1, Truck 3, Medic 1 are all on scene of a major accident, reported two vehicles with major damage on East Bound Sam Rayburn Tollway (121) at Legacy Drive. Accident in the two right lanes and shoulder. Appears one vehicle rear ended a parked vehicle on the shoulder.


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Fire Dept Open House Reminder for this Weekend

Don’t forget there are several Fire Department Open houses and Public Safety Fests taking place on Saturday. Here are the ones we know about.
1) Bedford Station 1 at 1816 Bedford Road from 10-2
2) Murphy Fire Dept located at 206 N Murphy Road from 11-3
3) Trophy Club Fire located at 295 Trophy Club Dr from 10-1
4) Campbell Fire located at 111 Main Street from 2-6
5) Keller Public Safety Fest from 3-6 at the Keller Lions Club at 532 Keller Parkway

6) Every fire station in Grapevine will be open to the public for tours, meet your firefighters and learn about the fire service in Grapevine.  The stations are located at – Station 1 at 601 Boyd, Station 2 at 2801 Panhandle, Station 3 at 2627 Briarwood, Station 4 at 4500 Merlot, & Station 5 at 2801 Grapevine Mills Blvd. North.  Visit all 5 stations and win a prize.


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Bus Accident (Ft Worth)

Bus Accident (Ft Worth) Wichita st and Wilbarger – Major bus accident with extrication in progress. Bus vs car with major damage. MedStar has 3 medics assigned.

UPDATE – MedStar is advising 1 patient critically injured and another seriously injured.  Both transported by ground to JPS.


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PHI Med 8 Ride Along

Don’t forget – our PHI Med 8 ride along and Tweet a Long is this Saturday. DFW Scanner’s John Burgdorf will be riding out on the Arlington based air medical helicopter all day. PHI Med 8 will be landing at the Keller and Bedford public safety events, so stop by if you are going to be there! I’ll will be documenting the journey using the #TweetALong hashtag with tweets, pictures, and videos all day long. Be sure to follow us on:
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