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


House Fire (Ft Worth) Working Fire Declared

House Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 31, Quint 9 on scene in the 5500 block of Bryce Canyon Drive with a single story brick residential structure with heavy smoke inside the residence. Working fire declared by Quint 9. Engine 37 crew attacking the fire. Battalion 3 has command. MedStar requested for one patient with smoke inhalation. A2


Accident Update (Bedford) PHI Med 8 requested

Accident Update (Bedford) PHI Med 8 has been requested to the scene of a major accident at the intersection of Bedford Road and Martin Drive. Fire Command has requested a total of three Ambulances to the scene of the accident. Battalion 15 will be handling the LZ for PHI Med 8. ETA is 4 minutes. Landing zone will be on Martin Drive. A2


Aircraft Down (Johnson Co)

Aircraft Down (Johnson Co, Rio Vista) Rio Vista Fire, CareFlite ground EMS and law enforcement are working an unknown type aircraft down near the Rio Vista Police Dept. off Hwy 174 and FM 916. No major injuries being reported at this time. CareFlite air was on standby, but has been disregarded. A1

Picture of the scene thanks to Daniel Roberson

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Working House Fire (Bedford)

House Fire (Bedford) Engine 151, Medic 151, Battalion 15 are on scene in the 1100 block of Shady Lane with a single story brick residential structure with heavy smoke and fire showing. Engine 151 making an attack. Battalion 15 has command. Hurst responding mutual aid. A2


HazMat (Frisco)

HazMat Emergency (Frisco) Frisco Fire/EMS are working a hazardous materials incident at a business in the 3600 blk of Preston Rd. Multiple patients on scene, unknown if any will be transported. MTF. (means “more to follow”, look for this abbreviation more often at the end of posts). A1

UPDATE –

Update – FD units clearing the scene. Everyone refused transport to hospital.

 


Investigation (Ft Worth) Possible Drowning

Investigation (Ft Worth) Numerous FWPD officers, Air 1, FWFD Engine 1, Truck 1, Dive 7, Battalion 2 and MedStar are searching for a possible drowning in the Trinity River. Search crews are searching along the Trinity Trails in the 2300-2400 block of E 4th Street. Details are sketchy at this time. More information will be posted as it becomes available. A2


Show your Logo / Patch #20 – Ft Worth Fire Station 21

Show your Logo / Patch #20 – Pictured here is the logo from Ft Worth Fire Department Station #21 “The Fire Frogs”. Engine 21 and Quint 21 are housed at Station #21 located at 3501 South Hills Ave. They are the first due station for the TCU Campus. First responders, if you would like to show your logo, send your pictures and a short paragraph behind the logo to jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net. A2
Photo: Show your Logo / Patch #20 - Pictured here is the logo from Ft Worth Fire Department Station #21 "The Fire Frogs". Engine 21 and Quint 21 are housed at Station #21 located at 3501 South Hills Ave. They are the first due station for the TCU Campus. First responders, if you would like to show your logo, send your pictures and a short paragraph behind the logo to jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net. A2


Major Accident (Frisco)

Major Accident w/ Fuel Spill (Frisco) Frisco, Plano, and The Colony units, including Plano HazMat, are working an accident involving a semi and vehicle. No reported major injuries, but large fuel spill. Accident will be on Spring Creek Pkwy near Hwy 121.


Working House Fire (Watauga)

House Fire (Watauga) Quint 311, Medic 311, Engine 224 along with Watauga PD are on scene in the 6400 block of Carousel Drive with a single story brick residential structure with heavy smoke showing. Automatic aid responding from North Richland Hills & Haltom City. Battalion 47 has command. A2


Shooting (Dallas)

10300 Plummer Dr. – The original Assist Officer call has turned into a shooting. Officers have requested Dallas Fire Rescue to the scene. Additional supervisors are also responding. All officers are reported to be OK at this time.


Traumatic Injury (Celina)

Traumatic Injury (Collin Co, Celina) PHI Med 2 has landed at the scene of a traumatic injury in Celina. Reported to be a lawn mower accident. Landing zone near Preston Rd. and FM 455, but incident reportedly occurred in a residential area nearby. A1


Throwback Thursday – Pantego Quint 1

Throwback Thursday – Our first throwback photo for this week is from the Pantego Fire Department, a 1985 Pierce Arrow Quint with a 300 gallon tank that would flow 1250 GPM. This was the first Pierce Quint with a Smeal ladder. Thanks to And…rew Griffith for the photo. We will have another throwback photo this evening. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on “throwback Thursday” A2
Photo: Throwback Thursday - Our first throwback photo for this week is from the Pantego Fire Department, a 1985  Pierce Arrow Quint with a 300 gallon tank that would flow 1250 GPM. This was the first Pierce Quint with a Smeal ladder. Thanks to Andrew Griffith for the photo. We will have another throwback photo this evening. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on "throwback Thursday" A2


USAR (Sunnyvale)

Urban Search and Rescue (Sunnyvale) Dallas Fire/USAR Team along with Mesquite FD/EMS and CareFlite air are assisting Sunnyvale units with a rescue at a water treatment plant in the 400 blk of Long Creek Rd. Reported patient trapped in a hole at location. (Credit: Mesquite Scanner)


Hazmat (Grapevine)

A Level 1 HAZMAT response has been requested on the 3rd floor of Baylor Grapevine hospital. Something on the floor is making people sick. It is unknown what it is at this time. This is the 2nd time this morning it has happened. They weren’t able to find anything earlier. North Richland Hills HAZMAT is responding. A3


Accident (Ft Worth) Vehicle versus Pole

Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 7 along with MedStar 31 and FWPD are working a major accident at Brentwood Stair Road and Sandy Lane. MedStar advising of one vehicle into a power pole with electrical lines down at the location. Oncor requested for Emergency response. Engine 24 has also been dispatched to the location for assistance with a fuel/oil spill. A2


Motorcycle Accident (Parker County)

Motorcycle Accident (Parker County) Weatherford Battalion 2 along with Silver Creek Fire, LifeCare Medic 21 and DPS are working a major accident involving a motorcycle just west of the Silver Creek Fire Department on South FM 730. Landing zone for the helicopter will likely be at the fire station. Battalion 2 advising of one male patient in the roadway. A2


Fire Department Open House (Hurst)

Fire Department Open House (Hurst) The Hurst Fire Department will hold it’s annual fire station open house this Saturday, September 28th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Rain or shine. Here is your chance to see many different types of fire apparatus, lots of demonstrations including high angle rescue and the Jaws of Life. There will be free hot dogs and drinks, face painting and other activities for the kids. The open house will be held at the Hurst main Fire Station located at 2100 Precinct Line Road. A2


Pursuit End/Search (Dallas)

Pursuit End / Search (Dallas) Mesquite PD along with DPS-101 helicopter are searching an apartment complex in the 7900 blk of Skillman St. for a subject who fled from police on foot following a high-speed pursuit. See Mesquite Scanner for pursuit details and updates.


1 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

3700 Navajo Circle – Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 49 is on scene with a one story home with fire showing from the back. Engine 49 is making a quick attack on the fire and passing command to the incoming truck company. Use caution in the area. A4. 


Fatality Incident (Navarro County)

Fatality Incident (Navarro County) A little bit out of our coverage zone, but here is info from the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office: “Today at approximately 7 p.m., NCSO dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a Spanish speaking male who wanted to report a multiple fatality incident at a residence on NW 0149 outside of Rice, Texas. The caller advised that five members of his family were deceased inside their residence. Deputies and EMS personnel were immediately dispatched to the location. The initial Deputy on scene confirmed that the bodies of two adults and three young children have been located at the residence. Detectives are present at the scene and the incident is currently under investigation. We are concentrating on the investigation inside the residence and we do not have reason to believe there are any other suspects at this time.”


Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Quint 17, Engine 17 along with FWPD are on scene of a rollover accident on the ramp from West Bound Interstate 20 to North Bound Interstate 35. Patient self extricated himself from the vehicle and took off on foot. Occupant described as a Hispanic male with maroon shirt and jeans last seen heading for the woods. A2


Auto / Pedestrian x2 (Ft Worth)

Auto / Pedestrian x2 (Ft Worth) Engine 20, MedStar 59 along with FWPD are working an accident involving two female pedestrians struck by a vehicle at the intersection of E Lancaster Avenue and Rand Street. Reported to be in front of the Dollar General store. MedStar advising of two patients, one with serious injuries. A2


Fall Victim (Grapevine) Requesting Careflite

Fall Victim (Grapevine) Engine 563, Medic 562 requesting Careflite to the scene of Summit Climbing Gym located at 1040 Mustang Drive for a female patient who is unresponsive after a 25-30 foot fall. Battalion 56 and Quint 564 responding to establish a landing zone for Careflite. A2

UPDATE: Engine 563 advising of CPR in progress


Stabbing (Azle/Reno)

Stabbing (Azle/Reno) Reno Fire, LifeCare EMS, and PCSO have requested CareFlite to the scene of a possible stabbing incident in the 100 blk of W. Bill B. St. Landing Zone for CareFlite 1 established on FM 730 at Rhonda B. Rd.


Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 28, Engine 17, MedStar 44 along with FWPD are on scene of a rollover accident on the service road of Interstate 35 north bound at Everman Parkway. Reported to be in front of Miller Brewery. MedStar advising of one patient with serious injuries. A2


HazMat (Frisco)

HazMat (Frisco) Frisco FD/HazMat and FPD are investigating a suspicious water jug found at a middle school in the 12200 blk of Shepherds Hill Lane. Reported to be near the tennis courts. Large water jug reportedly duct taped shut.


JoCo disaster drill

Here is a picture of CareFlite landing at the Johnson County disaster drill this morning. The drill was a mock disaster (explosion with mass injuries) at Owen Oil Tools in Godley. Then, a shooting was reported at the blast sight – remember this is all just a drill. 75 victims reported, mass injuries, CareFlite requested. At this time, all patients have been transported and shooter is in custody. This was JUST A DRILL. Great job to all FD/EMS and PD units who participated.

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Water Rescue (Arlington)

Mansfield Webb and Webb Ferrell Road – The Arlington Fire Department has various apparatus working 4 rescues at the listed location. 2 individuals who were trapped on top on their vehicle have been rescued by Truck 9. A third individual trapped in a tree has also been rescued. Units are working to rescue a fourth individual stuck in a tree. Divers and the Zodiac are responding to assist in the fourth rescue. A1/A4.


High Water Rescue (Dallas)

W. Lawther Dr. at E. Northwest Hwy. – Dallas Police Department (DPD) elements are on scene with an individual stuck in his vehicle due to high water. DPD reporting that water is up to the vehicles windows and the occupant is inside. Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 55 is responding to assist. Use caution in the area. A4.


Major Accident (Dallas)

I20 Westbound at Mountain Creek Pkwy – Dallas Fire Rescue and the Duncanville Fire Department are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover. Sheriffs deputies with Dallas County are responding to assist. Numerous lanes are blocked at this time. Please use caution when driving this morning as roads are slick and various street lights are out. A4.


Throwback Thursday – Richardson Fire Department

Throwback Thursday – Our first throwback photo for this week is from the Richardson Fire Department, a 1967 Ward LaFrance/ HiRanger with 75 ft Snorkel. Thanks to Robert Knowles for the photo. We will have another throwback photo this evenin…g. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on “throwback Thursday” A2
Photo: Throwback Thursday - Our first throwback photo for this week is from the Richardson Fire Department, a 1967 Ward LaFrance/ HiRanger with 75 ft Snorkel. Thanks to Robert Knowles for the photo. We will have another throwback photo this evening. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on "throwback Thursday" A2


Hot Pursuit (Garland)

Hot Pursuit (Garland) Garland PD in pursuit of a vehicle, last known location Gross Rd. and Felicia Court.

UPDATE – Garland Pursuit Final *UPDATE – After an hour long pursuit through Garland, Dallas, Mesquite, and other areas, law enforcements officers have taken the subject into custody at the Wal-Mart off Buckner and I30. Fleeing subject was driving erratically, hitting signs, cars, and driving off road into front yards. Hats off to DPS-101 helicopter for following overhead and all the ground units working this pursuit – EXCELLENT job guys.


Show your Logo / Patch #14 – Irving Fire Station #3

Show your Logo / Patch #14 – Pictured here is the logo of Irving Fire Department Station 3 – The “Road Warriors”. The logo was chosen as the fire station is near Airport Freeway and Loop 12 and responds to a lot of motor vehicle accidents. Station 3 is home to Engine 3, Medic 3 and 520 who is the EMS Lt. Thanks to Mike Harris for the photo. First responders, if you would like to show your logo, send your pictures and a short paragraph behind the logo to jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net. A2
Photo: Show your Logo / Patch #14 - Pictured here is the logo of Irving Fire Department Station 3 - The "Road Warriors". The logo was chosen as the fire station is near Airport Freeway and Loop 12 and responds to a lot of motor vehicle accidents. Station 3 is home to Engine 3, Medic 3 and 520 who is the EMS Lt. Thanks to Mike Harris for the photo. First responders, if you would like to show your logo, send your pictures and a short paragraph behind the logo to jeff@dfwscanner.net and john@dfwscanner.net. A2