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Possible Kidnapping (Dallas/McKinney)

Possible Kidnapping (Dallas/McKinney) Multiple officers tracking a vehicle involved in a kidnapping. Kidnapping involves a known suspect that took a female & an infant by force from the 10200 block of N. Walton Walker Blvd. Vehicle is a 2013 Silver Nissan Versa sedan w/ paper plates & was last tracked going EB 380 from Central Expressway. No updates to provide.


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Police Activity (Euless)

Police Activity (Euless) Euless and Bedford PD are working a Police incident. PD are shutting down West Bound Airport Freeway at Industrial and Industrial Blvd is shut down underneath Highway 183. An update will be posted after the incident has cleared.

UPDATE – Subject detained. All lanes open.


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Fire Call / Traffic Control (Southlake)

1 Alarm Fire / Traffic Control (Southlake) FD Units are on scene from Southlake, Keller, Westlake and Colleyville on a report of a house fire in the 2900 Block of W Southlake Blvd. FD arrived on scene with nothing showing from the residence but do have a smell of something burning. FD checking for the source. PD Requested for traffic control on busy Southlake Blvd.


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Shooting (Arlington)

Shooting (Arlington) APD is on scene of a shooting, 3 ambulances needed for 3 gun shot victims, 1100 blk N. Watson Rd/SH 360.

UPDATE – Three people shot. Two transported thus far, both with extra fire fighter on board. Crime scene 1100 N Watson.

FINAL UPDATE – Two victims are going to JPS by ground, 1 going to Harris by ground. All gun shot victims.


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Auto Ped (Coppell)

Auto vs. Pediatric Pedestrian, CareFlite Response (Coppell) Coppell units including Battalion 121, Engine 121 (Landing Zone), Truck 123, Engine 123, Medic 123 and CPD have been working an auto vs. pedestrian involving a pediatric patient, 200 block of Lodge Road. Extrication was needed to free the child who was trapped under the vehicle. CareFlite 3 was launched to the scene and landed at Moore Road Park. Incident occurred just before 8 p.m.


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Serious Rollover (Ft Worth)

Serious Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) FWFD requesting CareFlite launch to a major rollover accident, NB 287 at Harmon Rd. Additional engine added for air medical Landing Zone. MedStar on scene with 1 ambulance, additional ambulance responding priority 1. CareFlite en route to the scene with an ETA of 10 minutes.

UPDATE – CareFlite 6 will be landing on Hwy 287.


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TORNADO WATCH

TORNADO WATCH for portions of north Texas and all of northeast Texas until 7 p.m. this evening. Storms are forming out west of the Metroplex moving east. These storms are intensifying. When they move through in a few hours, some could be severe. (As you see in the graphic below, the tornado watch includes parts of Collin, Rockwall, and Kaufman counties. Pic from the NWS Storm Prediction Center)tornado watch


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Major Accident (Dallas)

R.L. Thornton Westbound just before I35 Stemmons Freeway – Dallas Fire Rescue Truck 4 drove upon a major accident at the listed location. Truck 4 is requesting an ambulance, engine and the Dallas Sheriff’s Department code 3 (lights and siren) to the scene. Injuries are reported. Delays are building in the area.


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Major Accident (Dallas)

I35 Southbound at Woodall Rodgers – Dallas Sheriff’s Department deputies and Dallas Fire Rescue are responding to a major accident involving a semi. Units advised the accident was a failure to ID (FLID). The second vehicle took off from the scene. Deputies are attempting to catch up to the vehicle. Right lane and shoulder are blocked. Use caution in the area.


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Semi Rollover (Cleburne)

Semi Rollover (Cleburne) Earlier this morning – Cleburne FD worked a major accident at Highway 174 South @ CR 1112 (Old Foamy) Cleburne PD on scene reporting that it is a head on accident involving an 18 wheeler that flipped. CareFlite air was on standby but disregarded due to minor injuries.


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Robbery/Shooting (Dallas)

Robbery/Shooting (Dallas) 3118 Grand Ave. – Unknown suspect attempted to rob the Lee’s Liquor Store at listed location. While attempting to rob the listed location an employee shot at & possibly wounded the suspect. Suspect was last seen fleeing the the location in an unknown model Toyota.


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Shooting (Dallas)

Shooting (Dallas) 7200 Chaucer Pl. – Officer on a patrol heard multiple gunshots & found a shooting victim while searching the area. Suspect fled on foot possibly NB toward Camp Wisdom, additional officers requested & also advised to check a nearby home that was struck by a gunfire.


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Bomb Threat (Carrollton)

Carrollton Police Department Officers are on scene at R.L. Turner High School on reports of a bomb threat. The campus has been evacuated. Units have requested a K9 to assist at the scene

UPDATE – Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD has confirmed the all clear has been given and students at R.L. Turner can return to class. All other schools have had their lockdowns lifted. Additional officers will remain at schools as a precaution.


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Accident (Arlington)

Major Accident (Arlington) Quint 8 is requesting PHI Med 8 launch to a major accident with extrication, N. Collins and Green Oaks Blvd.

UPDATE – PHI Med 8 along with multiple Arlington EMS medics transporting patients from this accident scene.  Video posted on our YouTube, DFWPoliceScanner, of PHI Med 8 lifting off from the scene.


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Semi Rollover (Forney)

Semi Rollover (Kaufman Co, Forney) Multiple units have been working an 18 wheeler rollover accident on WB Highway 80 near FM 460. Traffic is at a stand still past FM 740. Some of our followers have been sitting in the traffic for over an hour! Don’t forget to check Kaufman County Scanner for updates.


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Major Accident (Grand Prairie)

Major Accident (Grand Prairie) PHI Med 8 launched to a major accident on WB I30 near 161. Multiple vehicles involved.

UPDATE – PIC – Picture of the accident on WB I30 near 161. Vehicle with major damage behind the fire truck. We will be refraining from posting any pictures of the vehicle. Multiple critical patients were transported form the scene, one by air medical helicopter.

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Shooting (Dallas)

Shooting (Dallas) 4200 blk W. Camp Wisdom Rd. – Unknown suspect reportedly drove up in a vehicle & shot a person at listed location. When officers made scene, the victim was still down on the ground. Crime Scene tape, P.E.S. (Physical Evidence Section/Crime Scene) and CAPERS (Crimes Against Person) notified.


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Shooting (Arlington)

Shooting (Arlington) APD is investigating a shooting at a gas station, E. Pioneer Parkway and S. Collins Street. Multiple witnesses heard gunshots and saw possible suspects fleeing the store. Gun shot victim showed up at MCA about 10 minutes later, unknown if its related to this shooting or not.


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Robbery (Hurst)

Robbery (Hurst) A BOLO was just issued (Be on the Lookout) for a robbery that occurred at the Dollar General Store located at 457 W Bedford Euless Road. Suspect was a white male, early 30’s with braces and some facial hair. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, green gloves, black cap with a ski mask. A weapon was displayed inside the store. He was last seen leaving the business through a rear door with money stuffed inside a yellow dollar general bag. A motorcycle possibly was involved. According to the BOLO, the employees inside the store were duct taped. It is not known at this time if the suspect was inside the store after it had closed.


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Weather/EMS (Johnson/Hill COs)

Weather/EMS (Johnson Co, Hill Co) All CareFlite ground EMS units in Johnson and Hill Counties have been downgraded to priority 3 for EMS 9-1-1 calls due to dense fog. This means CareFlite ambulances will not be traveling with lights and siren. The strobe lights reflect the fog and could potentially cause a hazard to other drivers.


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Fog Expected Tonight

Areas of fog are expected to develop by midnight as a warm front moves across the region from the south. Some of the fog may become dense at times late tonight. If you have travel plans late tonight or early tomorrow morning, be sure to allow extra time to reach your destination safely.
Areas of fog are expected to develop by midnight as a warm front moves across the region from the south. Some of the fog may become dense at times late tonight. If you have travel plans late tonight or early tomorrow morning, be sure to allow extra time to reach your destination safely.

 


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Accident w/Extrication (Lewisville)

Accident w/ Extrication (Lewisville) Engine 166, Medic 166 on scene of a major accident requiring extrication in the 1900 Block of North Bound State Highway 121 at FM 544. Reported as two vehicles involved, two patients trapped. Needing second Ambulance to the scene along with Battalion 160 and Truck 167. Requested Careflite on stand by but they are unable to fly due to the weather.


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Major Accident (Kennedale)

Major Accident (Kennedale) Around 9pm, Kennedale Fire/EMS and initially PHI Med 8 worked a major accident at Little School Rd and Sublett Rd. Vehicle left roadway. PHI Med 8 was launched but disregarded. Patient in the accident was taken to JPS. An additional patient at the scene (whose incident was not related to the accident) was also transported to the hospital.


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Reminder of the Keller FD Open House Saturday

Fire Department Open House (Keller) Join the Keller firefighters at Station No. 4 for an open house. Here is your chance to see the new ladder truck going in service as Truck 584. The free event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, will feature:

•Fire station tours

•Equipment displays and demonstrations

•Fire extinguisher training

•A fire truck and ambulance on display

•Complimentary popcorn

•The Fire Clown Brigade to keep your children entertained

Station No. 4 is located at 455 Keller-Smithfield Road South. We look forward to seeing you there! For more information, contact the Keller Fire-Rescue Department at 817-743-4400.


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Accident (Ft Worth)

Accidents (Ft Worth) Ft Worth Fire, MedStar EMS and FWPD are working two different major accidents on East Loop 820 both in the North and South Bound lanes. The first is on East Loop 820 between Ramey Avenue and Rosedale and the second involving an overturned vehicle between John T White Road and Randol Mill Road. Use Caution in the area.


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Rollover (Ft Worth)

Rollover w/Entrapment (Ft Worth) Quint 17, Engine 10 along with MedStar EMS and FWPD are working a reported three vehicle accident with one that has rolled over on East Bound Interstate 20 at the exit to North Bound Interstate 35. Extrication response and Careflite has been placed on stand by. Pic of the scene thanks to Joel Bargas:

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Traffic Hazard (Irving)

Area of Loop 12 Southbound at 183 – Irving Police, TX DPS Troopers and TX DOT are all on scene with a “massive” mound of dirt and gravel on the freeway. TX Dot has requested dump trunks and heavy equipment to assist. The Dallas Sheriff’s Department and Courtesy Patrol has been requested as well. Units on scene advising they will be closing the entire Loop 12 highway.