Structure Fire (Mesquite) Info via Mesquite Scanner – Units on scene with heavy smoke showing from a commercial structure/warehouse in the 500 blk of N. Sam Houston Rd.
Traffic Alert (Ft Worth) WB 820 is closed between Mark IV and Azle due to an 18 wheeler that lost its load. Major backups.
Auto Pedestrian (Cleburne) CareFlite air has lifted from Cleburne Municipal Airport after launching to a reported auto pedestrian accident. Accident occurred in the 900 blk of N Nolan River Rd.
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco) FFD Battalion 1, Engine 2, Plano FD Engine 13 on scene of a rollover accident EB 121 between Parkwood and Preston. 1 vehicle on its top. Frisco Medic 4 came up on the accident scene. 1 patient trapped. Extrication in progress by Frisco FD.
Major Accident (Cleburne) Cleburne Fire, EMS, and CPD are working a major accident at E. Henderson and Fergason. CareFlite air has landed.
Extrication Accident (Wise Co) Around 5:45am this morning, Boyd and Rhome FDs along with Wise County EMS worked a major head-on collision on 114 just east of Boyd. A few off-duty DFW area firefighters on the scene began extrication with Wise County EMS’s tools. The patient was extricated and transported code 3 (lights/siren) to JPS.
Officer Involved Shooting (Wise Co) Officers are investigating an officer involved shooting last evening off CR 1260. Officers shot a reportedly armed subject. Subject was transported to JPS in critical condition.
Dallas fire rescue is on scene at 2700 South Buckner. This is a one story vacant motel with quite a bit of fire and smoke. This is now a defensive fire and mainly extinguished at this point.
Structure Fire (Wise Co, Boyd) Boyd, Cottondale, Rhome, and Paradise departments are working a structure fire on CR 4599. Fully involved with fire on arrival. Wise County EMS on scene for possible patients. A1
Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 26, Quint 26, Engine 39, MedStar 59 along with FWPD are working a two vehicle major accident with entrapment in the 6300 block of Overton Ridge Blvd. Extrication in progress at this time. A2
1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 37 on scene in the 4100 block of Ainsly Lane with a two story brick residential structure with smoke showing from the garage area. Engine 37 pulling a big booster and declaring a working fire. A2
Take your umbrella to work tomorrow! Heavy rain is expected throughout the day across DFW. Estimates from the NWS indicate the immediate DFW Metroplex will see 1-2+ inches of rain. We have an “occasional” chance of rain from 7am to Midnight tomorrow. A Flash Flood Watch has already been issued for the counties of Hunt/Rockwall/Kaufman and points east. Afternoon rush hour will likely be impacted tomorrow – take your time, remove all distractions at the wheel, and travel safe!
Pursuit End (Weatherford) Weatherford PD has ended a police pursuit in the 4800 blk of Main St. Subject wrecked out.
Gas Leak (Frisco) Engine 1 has requested full HazMat response to a reported gas line cut at Dallas Parkway and Stonebrook Parkway. SB lanes of Dallas Pkwy closed. A1
3000 SMU blvd. Dallas hazmat units along with Dallas bomb squad are working a suspicious package found outside the Bush library.
Investigation (Collin Co, Prosper) Ongoing investigation in the Rhea Mills neighborhood off Custer Rd. in Prosper. Plano Bomb Squad is on scene, reported suspicious device. Custer Rd. is shut down between Frontier Parkway and Prosper Trail. A1
UPDATE – Device has been secured, all units are clear, road has been reopened.
Rollover Accident (Collin Co, Celina) Celina FD Chief 2 is on scene with a vehicle rolled on its side, CR 134 near CR 174. Collin Co EMS and law enforcement also on scene. Helicopter on standby, possible head injuries.
House Fire (Haltom City) Quint 471 is on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a 1 story home in the 3500 blk of Paramount St. Quint 471 pulling a big booster, interior attack. Also on the ticket E472, B47, Q291, M291, B29, E222, E223, B22.
Impalement (Johnson Co, Grandview) CareFlite air is about to land at a gas well site near CR 206 and CR 105A on a traumatic Impalement injury to gas well worker. Grandview, Venus, ESD 90, and Alvarado FDs are on scene and have completed an hour long extrication. CareFlite ground medic 705 also on scene. A1
Shooting (Arlington) Arlington PD is working a shooting incident in the 1100 blk of Silverwood Drive. Avoid the area. MTF. A1
UPDATE – Statement from Lt. Cook with Arlington PD: “We responded around 6am to multiple reports of shots being fired. When officers arrived on scene, they did locate a suspect; however, he did refuse to surrender. He did fire upon officers. At this point, we believe we do have the apartment surrounded. We have assistance from the Grand Prairie Police Department. Their SWAT team is on scene assisting us. And at this point, we will continue to try to negotiate a peaceful surrender with the suspect. We have 1 confirmed victim, the condition of that victim is unknown at this time.”
UPDATE – Arlington Shooting *UPDATE – APD: Suspect is now in custody after surrendering to law enforcement.
Major Accident (Dallas): Engine 33 has requested a heavy rescue response southbound I35 at Kiest. Working on gathering more information. A6
UPDATE: patient was transported via rescue 15 code 3 (lights and sirens) to the hospital.
Fatality Accident (Irving) Earlier this morning, Irving Fire/EMS and IPD worked a major accident on Irving Blvd. between Story Rd. and Belt Line Rd. 1 vehicle wrapped completely around a tree. Irving EMS transported to Parkland, but patient was pronounced at the hospital. (We removed picture of the scene due to knowledge of fatality – thank you for understanding). A1
High water (Ft Worth) Engine 27 is requesting PD to close Trinity Blvd behind Bell Helicopter as there are several vehicles stalled in high water at this time. Engine 27 checking for occupants of the vehicles. PD needing to close Trinity Blvd between Precinct Line Road and Bell Spur. A2
House Fire (Frisco) Engine 3 is on scene with fire thru the roof of a large 2 story home, 6300 blk Orchard Park Drive.
House Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 15 on scene in the 4800 block of Barnhill Lane with a single story brick residential structure with fire showing from the base of the chimney. Possible lighting strike of the residence. A2
Gas Well Fire (Haslet) Engine 28, Chief 28 on scene of a fire reported at a gas well site located at 11540 Eagle Vista Drive. Reported as a lightning strike at the location. A2
House Fire (Collin Co, Allen) Allen and Fairview FDs are working a house fire, reported to be on Ellis Drive. Smoke showing on arrival.
Major Accident (Plano) Multiple Plano FD/EMS and PPD units are working a very serious vehicle accident at Coit Rd. and W. Spring Creek Pkwy. Reported vehicle vs. pole with major damage. Extrication in progress.
House Fire (Sanger) Engine 672 is on scene with fire thru the roof of a house in the 10000 blk of Kildee Trail. Mutual aid Pilot Point and additional departments. Possible lightning strike. A1
Multiple Homes Struck by Lightning (Collin Co) 1 home struck by lightning in Celina on Heritage Trail. 2 more homes reportedly struck in Prosper; 1 on Beacon Hill Drive and now 1 on Bradford Drive. A1
Major Accident (Arlington) Engine 9 has requested PHI Med 8 to the scene of a major accident on the ramp to EB I20 from SB 360. Engine 12, Engine 6, Medic 11, and APD all assigned.
UPDATE – APD requested to shut down EB I20. PHI Med 8 will be landing on the highway. Accident is SB 360 to go EB I20.
Important weather information! A line of severe thunderstorms north and northwest of DFW is moving east. Additional storms are forming out west and will sweep through the DFW Metroplex between 7pm and Midnight. Whatever your plans are for tonight, please keep an eye on the radar. We will post any major weather information on here and our twitter, @DFWScanner.
6:30pm radar image:
Shooting (Arlington) Arlington PD investigating a shooting in a neighborhood park off Foxpoint Trail and Quail Creek Drive just south of I20 and Bowen. 1 shot. Suspect fled on foot, reportedly signal 48 (armed). Updates to follow. A1
Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco) Quint 5, Medic 5 confirming 1 person trapped in a major accident with major damage at Main St (FM 3537) and Independence Pkwy. Battalion 1, Truck 1, and Rescue 1 all responding. Multiple patients, requesting 2nd ambulance. At least 1 patient priority 2 (serious injuries). MTF. A1
Motorcycle Accident (Cleburne) CareFlite air has been launched to a reported motorcycle accident in the 100 blk of N. Grandbury St. at Henderson. A1
PIC – This morning around 7:45am, Arlington FD, PD, EMS, and PHI Med 8 all responded to a motorcycle accident on the I20 feeder road at Little Rd.
Turns out, the asphalt wasn’t a fan of Engine 7:
(Thanks Larry Manasco for the pic)
1 Alarm Fire (Dallas): 2000 block of Greendale Drive. Dallas Fire Rescue is on scene with another structure fire. Dallas is currently working multiple fires at this time.
Motorcycle Accident (Bedford) Medic 152, Engine 152 along with Bedford PD are working a major accident involving a motorcycle at Cherry Blossom Lane and Walnut Drive. Medic 152 reporting one rider on the ground at the scene. A2
Motorcycle Accident (Lewisville) 1600 S I-35E Northbound – E165, M165 on scene with a motorcycle that hit the back of a trailer and the rider was ejected. The patient is awake and talking. This is just South of Corporate on the Northbound lanes of I-35E. A3
1 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Truck 24 is on scene with lot of fire showing from a house in the 2700 blk of Hector St. Engine 6 catching the plug. A1
Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Quint 13, MedStar 48 and FWPD are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover at Northwest Loop 820 and Quebec Street. Quint 13 advising of six patients at the scene. MedStar sending additional Ambulances to the scene and also reporting two pediatric patients with serious injuries. A2
Apartment Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 20 on scene of the La Plaza Apartments in the 100 block of Shady Lane reporting a two story apartment complex with heavy smoke and fire showing. Engine 20 pulling a 2″ line. Next company on scene to bring water. Working fire declared. A2
Commercial Fire (Weatherford) Parker County Fire units are requesting additional manpower to the scene of the commercial structure fire at Jerry’s GMC dealership on Ft Worth Highway. Lake Worth, Azle and White Settlement have been dispatched. A2
Commercial Fire (Weatherford) Parker County Fire units are requesting a 3rd alarm to the working commercial structure fire at Jerry’s GMC dealership on Ft Worth Highway. Benbrook, cool-garner, Spring Creek, Silver Creek, Aledo, Greenwood, Willow Park, Weatherford, Hudson oaks FD are all on scene or responding. A2
2 Alarm Commercial Fire (Weatherford) Weatherford FD along with numerous Parker County Fire units are working a commercial structure fire at Jerry’s GMC dealership on Ft Worth Highway. Heavy smoke and fire on arrival. A2
Structure Fire (Irving) IFD is working a structure fire in the 5400 blk of Ridgeview Circle and Ridgeview Lane. 1 victim transported from the scene. Working fire. A1
Aviation (Ft Worth) Fort Worth FD: FWFD Station 35 on scene Alliance Airport; twin prop aircraft, 2 souls on board, belly landing. No injuries, Runway 34R closed pending investigation. A1
Air Medical Response (Coppell) SH121 Tollway and Denton Tap Rd – Batt 121 is setting up a landing zone in the area of Rosas Cafe for an unknown incident. Southbound traffic on the 121 frontage road is being stopped at Denton Tap. PHI Med10 is enroute with a 13 min ETA. A3
Pursuit End / Search (Denton) Denton Co. Sheriffs Office and additional law enforcement personnel are searching for a subject who reportedly wrecked out from a police pursuit. Units searching in area west of 77 (Elm St) around Windsor Drive. MTF. A1
Major Accident (Flower Mound) Cross Timbers Rd and Glenwick Blvd. – Truck 504 on scene and in command of a 2 vehicle accident with multiple patients. Requesting a 2nd Medic to the scene. Mutual Aid medic from Lewisville is responding. FM1171 is shut down to one lane but unknown which direction. A3
Traumatic Injury (Grandview) CareFlite ground Medic 303 and Grandview FD have launched CareFlite to a reported person who fell off a horse at Beaumont Ranch. CareFlite 6 launched. A1
Auto Pedestrian (Balch Springs) CareFlite 3 has lifted from the scene of a reported auto pedestrian accident in the 2800 blk of S Peachtree Rd. BSPD advising on Twitter that CF landed in the 12500 blk of Elam Rd. CF3 airlifting to Children’s Dallas. A1
Construction Accident (Grapevine) Grapevine FD/EMS has landed CareFlite 3 at the scene of a reported construction accident/injury, W Northwest Hwy and Main St.
Major Accident (Flower Mound) Garden Ridge and Flower Mound Rd. – Grapevine E565 on scene of a vehicle rollover requesting 2 Medics to the scene. One person trapped in the overturned vehicle. A3
2nd Alarm Transformer Explosion (Flower Mound) 5000 Block of Long Prairie Rd. (FM2499) – FMFD on scene of a transformer explosion at Orthopedic Associates with smoking electrical conduit and possibly fire between the floors inside the building. Units are still searching for the fire and requested a 2nd Alarm. Mutual Aid from Lewisville responding. A3
Accident (Haltom City) Quint 471, Engine 472, Battalion 47 along with Haltom City PD are working a major accident at the intersection of Fincher Road and Walthall Street. Quint 471 advising of two vehicles involved, one upside down with two patients. Requesting MedStar to step up there response. A2
Transformer Explosion (Flower Mound) 5000 Block of Long Prairie Rd. (FM2499) – FMFD on scene of a transformer explosion at Orthopedic Associates with several small fires and damage to the building. Units searching the 1st and 2nd floors at this time and the power company is being notified. A3
The Haslet Fire Department will be hosting a Haunted Hayride this Saturday, October 26th from 7PM TO 10:00 PM at the Haslet Fire Station located at 1701 FM Highway 156 in Haslet, Texas. The admission cost is $5.00 Per Person or $20.00 for the family. There will also be food for purchase. This benefits the Haslet Fire Department Support Group. Contact Nancy for additional information – 817-313-3787
Investigation (Richland Hills) Battalion 29 along with Richland Hills PD have requested the Bomb Squad to the Trinity Railway Express Richland Hills Station located at 7225 Burns Street. NRH Squad 22 is responding at this time. Unknown circumstances but will provide additional information when available. TRE passengers should expect delays due to police activity near Richland Hills Station. Our apologies for the inconvenience (Per DART)
The Dallas Museum of Arts (1717 N. Harwood St.) in downtown Dallas will be conducting a full building evacuation tomorrow – October 22, at 10:00 AM. This exercise will involve DPD, DFD, and the Downtown Safety Patrol. You can expect to see Responders and vehicles, as well as a large gathering outside of the DMA building. This is a coordinated and planned evacuation exercise.
Major Accident w/ Extrication (Denton Co, Little Elm) PHI Med 10 has lifted from the scene of a major accident with entrapment at 380 and Navo Rd. Units successfully extricated patient. Med 10 is airlifting to Parkland. A1
2 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Command has requested a 2nd alarm to the warehouse fire in the 3200 blk of Quebec St. First units on scene reported smoke showing. A1
Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 38, Quint 38, Rescue 38, MedStar 30 and FWPD are working a major accident with one patient trapped inside a vehicle on east Bound Highway 170 at Independence Parkway. FD advising of two patients at the scene, one with serious injuries. Extrication has started. FD has a big booster line on the ground. A2
1 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Engine 36 is on scene with smoke showing from a warehouse structure in the 3200 blk of Quebec St. Engine 36 attempting to gain access to the building. A1
Motorcycle Accident (Denton Co, Lake Cities) NB I35E is closed due to a motorcycle accident at Post Oak. Delays are very heavy past the Lewisville Lake bridge. Closest medical helicopter was placed on standby, but canceled. Medic 592 transported by ground. A1
Most of us here at DFW Scanner were busy yesterday and missed a few incidents. Here’s a little round-up just in case you are interested:
In Fort Worth, 1 person died in a train vs. vehicle accident in the 12600 blk of Calloway Cemetery Rd, according to MedStar.
In Arlington, PHI Med 8 was launched to a reported motorcycle accident on I20 near Collins. Med 8 airlifted to JPS.
In Dallas, there was a major accident with entrapment on I35E near 635. Multiple ambulances were assigned along with an EMS Supervisor. A1
Auto / Pedestrian Accident (McKinney) PHI Med 2 has been requested to the scene of an auto pedestrian accident on Highway 380 near Church Street. Engine 2 will be handling the landing zone near Hwy 380 and Tennessee Street. PHI Med 2 has an ETA of 4-5 minutes. A2
House Fire (Cleburne) Cleburne FD is on scene in the 700 block of N Border Street with a house fully involved with fire. Defensive fire taking place at this time. A2/A1
Runaway Horse (Ft Worth) Engine 17 while responding to a call located a runaway horse on north bound Interstate 35 between Felix and Seminary Drive. FD reported the horse to be running in the middle of the freeway. PD is now on scene and in pursuit of the horse. A2
Structure Fire (White Settlement) WSFD is working a structure fire in the 8100 blk of Raymond Ave. Smoke showing on arrival, now a defensive fire. A1
Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco) Engine 602, Medic 602, Battalion 601 and Special Ops are working an extrication accident at Coit Rd and 121. Extrication complete. 1 critical patient being transported to Medical Center Plano. A1
Head out to the Home Depot today in Lake Worth at 3950 Jim Wright Frwy for their fire safety event! Lots of fire trucks and police cars for the kids. 10am to 1pm.
The Kemp Fire Department is hosting a benefit for one of their firefighters and his family; his wife has breast cancer. The benefit is today, October 19th, at the Kemp fire station from 4pm to 8pm. A silent auction and donations for a plate of fish everything goes to help the family. The address is 1307 South Elm St Kemp Texas 75143.
Sports Injury (Collin Co, Nevada) A football player was airlifted from the football game this evening at Community High School in Collin County. PHI Med 2 landed in the school parking lot and airlifted 1 patient to Medical Center Plano. The player’s condition is not known. A1
Burn Patient (Ft Worth) FWFD was dispatched to a reported apartment fire at the Fountain Apartments located in the 5000 block of Hildring Drive East. Upon investigating the source of the smoke from an upstairs apartment they discovered a patient with burns. MedStar 57 and FD has requested Careflite to the scene. ETA is approx 7-8 minutes. A2
Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco) Battalion 601, Quint 607, and Medic 607 launching CareFlite to a reported major accident with entrapment at FM 423 and Main St. Special Ops 601 is also on scene. A1
Gas Leak (Flower Mound) Flower Mound units and ATMOS are working a gas line cut in the 1200 blk of Forest Vista Drive. Road shut down. A1
Careflite Launch (Southlake) Engine 401, Medic 401, Battalion 40 are on scene at Dragon Stadium located at 1085 S Kimball Avenue requesting Careflite to the scene for an unknown type medical call. LZ for Careflite will be by the Bus barn. ETA for Careflite is 6-7 minutes. A2
Major Accident (Cleburne) Cleburne Fire, CareFlite ground EMS and CPD are all working a major accident, reported vehicle vs. tree on E. Henderson St near Alvarado St. CareFlite air along with Air Evac 69 have launched to the scene. A1
Traffic (Ft Worth) MAJOR delays on NB I35W from 287 all the way past I30 in downtown due to construction. Take alternate route if possible!
Apartment Fire (Arlington) Overnight around 3:00am, AFD Engine and Squad 2 were first on scene with heavy fire showing from an apartment unit at a complex in the 3000 blk of E. Park Row Drive. Units were able to contain the fire to the original apartment unit. Great job AFD!
Motorcycle Accident (Frisco) Battalion 601, Quint 605, and Medic 605 have launched CareFlite to a reported vehicle vs. motorcycle accident on Eldorado Parkway between Hillcrest Rd. and Coit Rd. MTF. A1