House Fire (Midlothian) Working house fire on Buffalo St, 2 story house fully involved garage. Now Fully involved 2nd floor.
2 Alarm Fire (Arlington) AFD Quint 6 on scene in the 900 blk of Smokey Ct, Heavy smoke showing, possible occupant trapped.
Accident (Southlake) Engine 402, Truck 401 along with Southlake PD are working a two vehicle major accident at 2100 W Southlake Blvd at Davis Blvd. PD advising of two vehicles with major damage, one occupant reported trapped in a vehicle. Second Ambulance requested to the scene.
Major Accident (Denton Co, Ponder) CareFlite has been placed on standby for a reported head on collision accident on 380 near the Midway Truck Stop. 1 possibly pinned. Updates to follow.
Fatality Accident (McKinney) McKinney FD/EMS are working a fatality accident in the 3300 blk of N. McDonald St. at Wilmeth Rd. (Credit: First Response Photography)
Wise Co. (Rhome) Electrical Fire at 583 FM3433 Chisholm Trail Middle School. E317 on scene of a reported electrical fire at the school. The school appears to be evacuated. Command requesting additional units and a truck company respond. Mutual Aid from Newark is enroute.
WFAA: Another threatening note has been found at Highland Park H.S. “No reason to believe it’s credible,” text sent to parents says.
1500 Regal Row – Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 42 on scene of an unknown substance at the listed address. A hazmat team from Plano Fire Department has been requested. Plano Truck 5 is responding to assist.
3000 Harry Hines Bvld. – Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 18 on scene of a two story pitched roof apartment building with smoke showing. Additional units incoming. Red line on the ground, Engine 18 making a quick attack.
Barricaded Person (Dallas) Dallas PD has ended a standoff involving a kidnapping suspect. Subject barricaded himself in an apartment unit near Chariot Dr. and Rothington Rd; the suspect voluntarily surrendered a short time later. He was taken into custody. This is the same suspect from the earlier short Amber Alert.
Rollover Accident (Arlington) Arlington EMS Medic 15 on scene of a rollover accident with possible entrapment, WB I20 at Kelly Elliott. Medic 15 first on scene with 1 vehicle on its roof in the median. AFD is en route.
UPDATE – Additional ambulance, truck, and engine requested to the accident WB 20 @ Kelly Elliott. Entrapment.
1 Alarm Fire (Lake Worth) Engine 10 on scene in the 3200 Block of Chippewa Trail with a single story wood frame residential structure with heavy fire showing. Working fire declared. Eagle Mountain, River Oaks and Saginaw responding mutual aid.
Entrapment Accident (Johnson Co, Joshua) CareFlite air has been launched to a major accident with heavy entrapment at FM 1902 and FM 917. One vehicle rollover. Updates to follow.
UPDATE – CareFlite air landing at the scene now. Extrication currently in progress, aircraft awaiting.
UPDATE – CareFlite airlifted the patient to Harris. Here is a picture of the accident thanks to Amber Washington with the Cleburne Times Review.
1 Alarm House Fire (Arlington) AFD Engine 3 on scene in the 1300 blk of W. Mitchell St., 2 story house with fire thru the roof, attic fire.
Accident (Grapevine) Engine 561, Medic 565 on scene of a single vehicle rollover accident on the curve of North Bound Highway 121 to East Bound 635. Engine 561 reporting occupant is still inside the vehicle.
Accident (Hurst) Hurst PD, along with Engine 204 and Medic 212 are on scene of a major accident at 600 W Pipeline Road at Hurstview. Reported vehicle into a power pole with live wires down across the roadway. Oncor requested priority to the scene.
1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 14, Rescue 14, Engine 20 on scene in the 4500 Block of Normandy Road with a single story wood frame residence with smoke showing. Engine 14 pulling a booster. Fire reported in a detached garage
2200 Empire Central Dr. – Dallas Fire Rescue Battalion Chief 9 on scene of a two story apartment building with smoke showing. Chief advising the next engine to catch the plug.
Area of 175 and May Rd. – Dallas County Sheriff’s Department officers assisting Seagoville Police Department in an investigation were just involved in an accident. Deputies are advising they were hit by a Seagoville Police Department vehicle. All officers are ok but supervisors have been requested to the scene.
5000 blk. Keeneland Pkwy and 1500 blk. Knoxville St.- Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 50 is on scene of two separate grass fires in the area of Mountain View Park. Engine 50 has requested a booster and additional engine company to the scene. Use caution in the area.
Motorcycle Accident (Haslet) CareFlite was on standby, but just now canceled for a major accident involving a motorcycle at FM 156 N. and Main Street. Unknown injuries at this time.
UPDATE – MedStar EMS transporting 1 patient to JPS code 3 (lights, sirens)
Colorado Bvld. at I35 – Dallas Sheriff’s Department deputies are on scene of a major accident with injuries. Deputy has requested an additional unit and Dallas Fire Rescue for two injured vehicle occupants. Use caution and expect delays in the area.
Rollover Accident (Frisco) Quint 602 & Medic 602 are working a rollover accident at Ohio Drive and Wade Blvd. No entrapment.
1919 Lennox Ln. – Arlington Fire Department Engine 12 on scene of a one story house with heavy smoke and fire from the garage area. Engine 12 is using the deck gun and requesting incoming engines to establish a supply line. Use caution in the area.
Lockdown (Highland Park) Highland Park High School is on lockdown as Police investigate a box of bullet shells found on campus, per HPISD.
Air Medical (Johnson Co, Joshua) Earlier this morning, CareFlite 5 was called to airlift a medically ill patient in the 3700 blk of Regalview Dr. Chief 77 requested the CareFlite launch; CareFlite 5 landed at the scene and transported, unknown destination.
Construction Injury (Frisco) Earlier this morning, Frisco FD and EMS worked a fall patient from a high school construction site, 10500 Independence Parkway. Patient reportedly fell 30 feet. CareFlite was on standby, but Frisco EMS transporting the patient via ground to Medical Center Plano.
Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 31, Quint 9 along with MedStar EMS and FWPD are working a two vehicle major accident, one vehicle has rolled over multiple times on North Bound Interstate 35 at Highway 287. Careflite was placed on stand by but have just been cancelled.
3300 Chapel Creek Dr. – Dallas Fire Rescue Truck 43 on scene of a two story apartment building with a little smoke showing. Engine 33 is standing by the plug. Command has requested Rescue 43 to the scene.
Bomb Threat (Wise County) Info from the Wise County Messenger: Local law enforcement on scene at a bomb threat at the Devon gas plant west of Bridgeport on U.S. 380. The road was shut down west of town just before 9 a.m., and traffic is being rerouted.
1 Alarm Fire (Arlington) AFD is working a business fire at the Wendy’s near Mayfield and Cooper. Kitchen fire with smoke showing on arrival.
Structure Fire w/ Burn Injury (Ft Worth) CareFlite has been placed on standby for a working structure fire in the 800 block of W. Seminary Drive. Burn injury is to a civilian. CareFlite has now just been disregarded, MedStar will be transporting via ground to Parkland burn unit.
Major Accident (Mansfield) Mansfield units are landing air medical at the scene of an accident on 360 south near Holland. Multiple FD, PD, and EMS units are on scene.
1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 20 on scene on King George Drive with a three story apartment complex with smoke showing. Engine 20 pulling a big booster, Engine 7 laying a line. Battalion 4 has command, working fire declared for an apartment on fire on the second floor.
Accident w/Entrapment (Hunt County / Cash) Cash Fire Department along with Hunt County EMS are working a major accident with extrication needed, reported vehicle off the road and into a creek on FM 1564 east of 2101
1 Alarm House Fire (Arlington) AFD Station 7 and Engine 10 on scene of a 2 story house with heavy fire showing, wind driven fire in the 4700 blk of Belle Pointe Court.
Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 31, Engine 37 along with MedStar EMS and FWPD are working a major accident involving a Hummer that has rolled over. PD advising of possible entrapment at Heritage Trace Parkway and Interstate 35 in front of the McDonalds.
UPDATE – Second ambulance requested. Three people are reported trapped in the vehicle.
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2 Alarm Fire (Hunt County) Quinlan, West Tawakoni, Cash and Tawakoni South fire departments are working a well involved structure fire in the EZ Living subdivision on Underwood Drive. Reported heavy fire conditions at the location.
1 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Units are working a house fire in the 3600 blk of Kimball Ridge Dr, heavy smoke on arrival.
Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 8 along with MedStar EMS and FWPD are working an accident involving a vehicle overturned. Location is supposed to be in a field behind Trimble Tech High School. Caller is in the 1000 Block of Dashwood. MedStar has two patients with non serious injuries. Squad 2 requested to the scene for fuel leaking from the vehicle.
2800 Seaton Dr. – Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 38 on scene of a one story vacant house with fire thru the roof. Engine 38 passing command and making a quick attack. Next engine catch the plug. Use caution in the area.
Press Release from Corinth PD:
Over the past month the Classic Dodge-Mazda of Denton auto dealership (5000 IH35E, Corinth, Texas) has experienced a rash of catalytic convertor thefts. Since January 23, 2013, numerous catalytic convertors have been removed from 2012 and 2013 model Dodge Cummins Diesel trucks, resulting in a loss of approximately $84,000. Thieves are stealing the catalytic convertors because they contain valuable metals. Dodge Dealerships across the D/FW metroplex and country are seeing a spike in catalytic convertor thefts. The owner of the Classic Dodge-Mazda of Denton would like to see the trend stop. A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of the offender(s) involved. The Corinth Police Department is actively investigating these offenses and encourage anyone with information to contact Lieutenant Jimmie Gregg at 940-498-2017.
3700 Timberglen Dr. – Dallas Fire Rescue Truck 10 on scene of a double stabbing. Truck 10 requesting a second MICU. Police arriving on scene with cover units code 3 (lights and siren). Use caution in the area.
Major Accident w/ Ejection (Cedar Hill) CareFlite 3 assisting CHFD on an accident with reported ejection, Bear Creek Rd and Duncanville Rd.
1 Alarm House Fire (Ft Worth) FWFD Engine 6 & units are on scene at a house fire 400 block Athenia Dr, heavy fire showing on arrival.
Multiple Vehicles Burning (Arlington) Engine 1, Engine 4 working multiple vehicles burning at a commercial business in the 900 blk of W. Division Street. Fire is under control.
Rollover (Roanoke) CareFlite air has been placed on standby for a rollover accident, 114 and 377.
2 Alarm Fire (Watauga) Command requesting a second alarm to the structure fire in the 6200 Block of Brookside Drive. Heavy fire conditions, firefighters pulling out of the structure. Additional Mutual aid responding from NRH, Keller and Bedford
1 Alarm Fire (Watauga) Quint 311 on scene in the 6200 Block of Brookside Drive with a single story brick residential structure with heavy smoke and fire showing. Quint 311 going into fast attack. Engine 224 laying a line. Battalion 22 has command. Mutual aid responding from NRH and Haltom City
Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 10 along with Medstar EMS and FWPD are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover at 1200 Elizabeth Blvd. one patient reported with minor injuries.
Accident (Euless) Engine 554, Medic 553 along with Euless PD are working a two vehicle major accident at 600 N Industrial Blvd. Medic requesting second ambulance to the scene. Moderate damage reported to the vehicles
Major Accident (North Richland Hills / Haltom City) Engine 222, Medic 222 along with NRHPD / HCPD are working a major accident at 6100 East Bound Northeast Loop 820. Reported between Denton Highway and Rufe Snow. Haltom City fire is also responding.
Dog House on the Highway (Ft Worth) FWPD is getting several calls regarding a large dog house in the middle of the highway, reported west bound Loop 820 between Blue Mound Road and Saginaw Main. Heads up if your traveling that way.
Accident (Hurst) Engine 201, Medic 211 along with Hurst PD are working a major accident, car into a tree, one male patient reported laying next to the vehicle in the 2200 Block of Farrington Lane.
2 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Multiple units working a 2 alarm fire in the 1600 blk of W Mockingbird Ln, heavy fire on arrival from an unknown type structure.
Air Medical (Frisco) CareFlite air launched to an injured person call in the 3400 blk of Preston Road. Quint 602, Medic 602, and Battalion 601 on the call.
3 Alarm Grass Fire (Hunt County) 3 alarms called for a grass fire working at the Hunt/Kaufman Counties line off FM 429. (Credit: Jon Hansen)
Rollover w/ Entrapment (Plano) Plano FD is working a major rollover accident with reported entrapment on WB President George W Bush Turnpike near Preston Road off ramp. Command has requested 3 ambulances. Dallas Fire also assigned.
Large Grass Fire (Rendon) Rendon, Everman, Burleson, Mansfield, and Crowley FDs are working a large grass fire in Rendon off Retta Mansfield Road. Rendon Fire has Command.
Major Accident (Weatherford) Weatherford FD and LifeCare EMS are working a major accident with rollover and entrapment at the intersection of 171 and 51. Careflite placed on standby. Brush 4 and engine 3 on scene with 4 patients. Landing Zone established. (Credit: Ethan)
UPDATE – CareFlite was canceled. EMS transporting via ground.
Anyone feel the two earthquakes in Ellis County this morning? The first one struck at 4:35 a.m. in Waxahachie, recorded at 2.4 magnitude. It was centered along Ovilla Road, just northwest of the intersection of Interstate 35E and Highway 287. The second just before 7 a.m. — a 2.5 quake near Glenn Heights, just south of the Dallas County line in the Stone Creek subdivison along Hampton Road.
Major Accident X2 (Ft Worth) Fort Worth PD unit working the serious motorcycle on SB I35W at Ripy is advising of a second major accident on SB I35W prior to the motorcycle accident. Sounds like FWPD will be shutting down the freeway. FWFD & MedStar requested.
Major Accident (Ft Worth) SB I35W south of Ripy St – FWFD, PD, and MedStar are working a motorcycle accident. FWPD on scene advising two patients with head trauma, MedStar EMS is on scene.
Police Pursuit (Dallas area) Dallas PD Dispatch advising Irving and Fort Worth PDs are in pursuit of a vehicle on EB 183 near Regal Row.
Rollover Accident (Haltom City) Engine 473, Quint 471 along with HCPD are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on West Bound Northeast Loop 820 and Haltom Road. PD advising occupants are put of the vehicle with ninor injuries.
Rollover w/Ejection (Ft Worth) Engine 31, Engine 37 along with MedStar EMS and FWPD are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover with ejection on South Bound Interstate 35 at Western Center. MedStar advising of two patients, one with serious injuries.
1 Alarm Fire (White settlement) WSFD working a house fire near Wilber and Saddle, fire showing from a house,
1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) FWFD Engine 22 on scene, 3500 blk of Arbor Street, fire showing from the front of a house, pulling a big booster.
Air Medical (Briaroaks) Briaroaks Rescue 173, Squad 173 and CareFlite ground have launched CareFlite air to airlift a reported stroke patient. Incident is in the 2700 block of FM 731. Road shut down for Landing Zone.
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Air Medical (Granbury) CareFlite 5 is lifting from Pecan Plantation Airport with a patient involved in a major accident, headed to JPS.
UPDATE – PIC – Picture of the earlier Granbury accident near Leonard Bend Farm. Vehicle vs. tree, CareFlite 5 airlifted the patient to JPS in reported critical condition. (Credit: Jim Adams)
I35 Southbound – Dallas Fire Rescue and the Dallas Sheriff’s Department are working 4 major accidents within a 3 mile span of I35 SB. Accidents are at I35 SB at US67 split; I35 SB at Ann Arbor and two separate accidents at I35 SB at Ledbetter Dr.. The accident at I35 SB and US67 split involves a vehicle on fire. Heavy delays all along I35 in both directions at this time.
Serious Accident w/ Ejection (Burleson) BFD along with MedStar are working a serious accident with reported ejection at 174 and NW Lorna Street. CareFlite air has been placed on standby for possible serious injuries.
UPDATE – CareFlite was cancelled. MedStar transported 1 patient to Cook Children’s, unknown condition.
R L Thornton EB at I35 – Dallas Fire Rescue Truck 23 on scene of major accident with numerous injuries. Truck 23 has requested four medics and an EMS supervisor to the scene. Additional units responding. Use caution in the area.
Forney Rd. at N. Prairie Creek Rd. – Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 32 on scene of a motor vehicle accident involving a semi truck. Engine 32 has requested hazmat for a fuel spill at the location. Expect delays in the area.
Hot Air Balloon Down (Wylie) Multiple units are working a hot air balloon down near McCreary Lane and Southfork Blvd. According to Wylie FD on Twitter, a “hot air balloon landed on McCreary Ln.” WFD has this as a “Rescue Trapped Persons” response, unknown entrapment or injuries. Monitoring now for more info.
Barricaded Person (Arlington) Arlington PD is currently working a barricaded person call at an apartment complex in the 2600 Summer Tree Circle. Units have been trying to contact an elderly male in his apartment who is refusing to come out and talk. Witness thought he had brandished a weapon earlier in the parking lot and then went back into his apartment unit. APD patrol units are on scene, but SWAT is not on scene at this time. APD is continuing their efforts to contact the individual. (Info was provided to DFW Scanner straight from Arlington PD with the OK to post)
Search and Rescue (Dallas) Dallas FD Urban Search and Rescue are working a rescue situation in the 600 block of S RL Thornton Freeway. Reports indicate this is at the Dallas Zoo.
2 Alarm Fire (Dallas) 2 alarm fire transmitted in the 3400 blk of Great Trinity Forest Way for heavy fire from an apartment building.
Auto / Bike (Hurst) Medic 211, Engine 201 along with Hurst PD are working an accident involving a UPS truck versus Pedestrian on a bike in the 700 Block of W Harwood Road.
Burn Patient (Johnson Co, Joshua) Joshua units have requested CareFlite air launch to a burn patient in the 1600 blk of Royalwood Circle.