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


Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) 700 blk E. Ledbetter Dr. – Major accident involving an overturned vehicle at listed location. Supervisor on scene requesting a traffic investigator & advising that they have one person with critical injuries. A1


Structure Fire (Highland Park)

Structure Fire (Highland Park) HPFD is working a structure fire in the 4500 blk of Livingston Ave. Dallas FD mutual aid is sending multiple ambulances, and EMS supervisor, and Urban Search & Rescue.

UPDATE – No injuries. Thanks to Tyler Good for the picture.

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1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 14, Truck 14 on scene at Meadowbrook Drive and Haynes Avenue with a three story residence with fire showing from the third floor. This is the same residence that was on fire earlier today. Engine 14 pulling a big booster. Next company on scene to lay a supply line. A2


Accident (Ft Worth)

Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 26, Quint 26 along with MedStar 59 and FWPD are working a major accident on east bound Interstate 20 at McCart Avenue. Reported vehicle into the guardrail with two occupants possibly trapped. MedStar reporting two patients, one with serious injuries. A2


1 Alarm Fire (Watauga)

1 Alarm Fire (Watauga) Quint 311, Medic 311 on scene in the 6000 block of Sundown Drive with a single story brick residential structure with smoke and fire showing from the chimney. Checking for extension into the attic. Automatic aid responding from North Richland Hills Engine 224 and Haltom City FD Engine 473 and Engine 474. A2


1 Alarm Fire (Grapevine)

1 Alarm Fire (Grapevine) Medic 3, Engine 4 along with Grapevine PD are on scene in the 3300 block of Bridlewood Drive with a two story brick residential structure with heavy smoke showing. Working fire declared. Mutual aid responding from Colleyville FD Truck 243. A2


Major Accident (Godley)

Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Johnson Co, Godley) Godley FD and CareFlite medic 907 have launched CareFlite air to the scene of a reported head-on collision, vehicle vs 18 wheeler on Hwy 171 near Godley High School. CareFlite 5 about to land at scene. Extrication in progress. Patient is reported to be unconscious. Major damage. A1


1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Truck 14, Engine 24 on scene in the 3800 block of Meadowbrook Drive with a two story brick residence with heavy smoke showing. Engine 24 pulling a big booster. Truck 14 advising someone possibly trapped inside the residence. A2


Hot Pursuit (Denton)

Hot Pursuit (Denton) Denton PD is in pursuit of a vehicle on SB I35E near Teasley. Updates to follow. A1

UPDATE – Chase has ended on SB I35E near Chili’s. Speeds ranged from 70 to 90 mph. Suspect in custody. Great job Denton PD!


Burn Patient (Briaroaks)

Burn Patient (Johnson Co, Briaroaks) CareFlite 6 has airlifted a pediatric patient to Parkland after a burn incident on Trailwood Drive. Reported accidental burn via hot coffee spilled on patient. Briaroaks FD along with Engine 290 and CareFlite ground medic 906 worked the scene. A1


Shooting/Pursuit End (Dallas)

Shooting/Pursuit End (Dallas) Walnut Hill Ln. and Ferndale Rd. – Officers responded to a shooting in the 11100 blk of Walnut Hill Ln. where a person was shot. After the shooting the suspects fled in a vehicle & reportedly wrecked out at listed location before fleeing toward the school grounds & into the surrounding neighborhood, Air-1 on scene & K-9 en route. A1

UPDATE – 2 in custody.


Major Accident (Waxahachie)

Major Accident w/ Entrapment & Ejection, Requesting 2 Helicopters (Waxahachie) Waxahachie Fire, Police, and ETMC 947 and 946 are working a serious vehicle accident on NB I35E near Lofland Drive. Reported entrapment and ejection. Command requesting 2 medical helicopters. MTF. A1


Accident (North Richland Hills)

Accident (North Richland Hills) Engine 223, Medic 223 along with NRHPD are working a major accident involving three vehicles with major damage in the 9100 block of Boulevard 26 at Cannon Street. Careflite was placed on stand by but have just been disregarded. Second Ambulance has been requested to the scene. A2


Fire (Ft Worth)

Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 25 is on scene with a large outside fire at a facility in the 3800 blk of N. Commerce St. Quint 9 and Quint 12 setting up aerial streams. This is the source of heavy black smoke seen in the area. MTF. A1

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Entrapment Accident (Granbury)

Accident w/ Entrapment (Hood County, Granbury) Granbury Fire & Texas EMS working a major accident with entrapment in the 3800 block of East Highway 377 near the HEB. Per 803 (medic Supervisor) extrication needed on one vehicle. 3 ambulances assigned. (Info credit: Hood County Scanner)


Fatality Accident (Parker County)

Fatality Accident (Parker County, Peaster/Weatherford area) Stations 46 and 47 along with LifeCare EMS are working a fatality accident with reported ejection at FM 1885 and FM 920. 5+ patients transported with reported 2 ejected. 1 fatality at scene awaiting Medical Examiner. FM 1885 will be completely closed the next 1-2 hours. A1


2 Alarm (Willow Park)

2 Alarm House Fire (Parker Co, Willow Park) Delayed – Yesterday, Willow Park, Aledo, Weatherford, and Silver Creek FDs all worked a 2 alarm residential structure fire in the 100 block of Northchase Drive. Engine 35 was first on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from the home. Fire escalated to 2 alarms with both interior and defensive operations. Fire is out now. (Just now getting to post this due to out of state trip.) A1


Barricaded Person (Arlington)

Shots Fired/Barricaded Person (Arlington) *DELAYED for officer safety – Arlington PD has just taken a suspect into custody from the barricaded person incident near Susan Drive and E. Park Row off Little Brook Ln. Reportedly started as a domestic dispute & shots fired. No reported injuries at this time. Incident has been ongoing for the past few hours. APD confirms suspect in custody. A1


1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 19, Engine 1 on scene in the 2900 block of Westbrook Avenue with a single story wood frame residence with heavy smoke showing from a detached garage behind the residence. Engine 19 pulling a booster. A2


1 Alarm Fire (Bedford)

1 Alarm Fire (Bedford) Medic 153, Truck 153 on scene at the Linbrook Apartments located at 531 Bedford Road reporting a two story apartment complex with light smoke showing from one apartment. Animal Control officers are also requested to the scene. A2


1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 16, Quint 16 on scene in the 6400 block of Waverly Way with fire showing from a room of a two story brick residence. Battalion 5 has command. Engine 16 pulling a big booster. Next Engine on scene to lay a supply line. A2


Vehicle Pursuit (Cleburne)

Theft/Vehicle Pursuit (Cleburne) Cleburne PD investigating a theft and vehicle pursuit. Subject driving a stolen vehicle ran from a theft offense location in east Cleburne. Pursuit ended in Egan. Suspect drove off the road, wrecked, and fled on foot. CPD got him. No major injuries. A1


3 Alarm Hotel Fire (Arlington)

3 Alarm Hotel Fire (Arlington) Engine 11 was first on scene with heavy fire showing from a large, multi-story hotel in the 2000 blk of E. Copeland Rd near Six Flags. Multiple evacuations of the building were required to get everyone out. Fire occurred around 7am and escalated to 3 alarms. (Delayed post – out of town and missed it) A1


Apartment Fire (Ft Worth)

Apartment Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 24, Quint 24, Battalion 4 on scene on the 2100 block of Handley Drive with a two story apartment complex with heavy smoke showing. Engine 24 pulling a booster. Engine 7 laying a supply line. This is reported at the Handley Oaks Apartments. Working fire declared. A2


Rollover Accident (Parker County / Springtown)

Rollover Accident (Parker County / Springtown) Station 48 units along with Lifecare Medic 22 are working a single vehicle rollover accident with possible ejection. Working on confirming the location as I missed that in the dispatch but possibly on FM 51 South of town. Air Evac was placed on stand by but has just been cancelled. Chief 48 has command. A2


Throwback Thursday – Dallas Fire Dept

Throwback Thursday – Our first throwback photo for this week is from the Dallas Fire Department. This was a reserve truck, a 1960 Duplex/ John Bean with a 65 foot aerial. Thanks Robert Knowles for the photo. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeffhooper1@gmail.com 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 Dallas Fire Department. This was a reserve truck, a 1960 Duplex/ John Bean with a 65 foot aerial. Thanks Robert Knowles for the photo. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeffhooper1@gmail.com and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on "throwback Thursday" A2


Rescue (Bedford)

Rescue (Bedford) Medic 151, Battalion 15, Engine 151 are on scene in the 800 block of Kentwood at Queens Way for a worker trapped in a port a potty. The potty is reported to be face down with a worker inside. FD working to cut open the potty. A2

UPDATE – Patient has been extricated from the potty. Command also advising to contact the potty company to let then know the port a potty has been cut open and that a replacement unit will be needed.


Burn Patient (Ft Worth)

Burn Patient (Ft Worth) FWFD along with MedStar are working an incident involving a patient who has been burned in the 900 block of E Maddox Avenue. CPR reported in progress on one patient. Careflite has also been requested to the scene. A2


Shooting (Grand Prairie)

Shooting (Grand Prairie) Near the search location – Lake Ridge Pkwy and England Pkwy. Multiple PD officers have been on scene all morning searching for a subject who shot at and ran from them. Manhunt has taken place all morning in a wooded area near location. Suspect has been found off E. Seeton Rd. near the search location. Suspect opened fire on officers. CareFlite helicopter requested for a shooting victim. MTF. A1


Search (Grand Prairie)

Grand Prairie: GPD, APD, Mansfield PD, Midlothian. PD, Cedar Hill PD, GPFD, and Dallas Air1 working an incident involving a suspect who fired shots at an officer following a vehicle/ foot pursuit near Lake Ridge Pkwy and England Pkwy. SB Lake Ridge shut down at the Lynn Creek Marina. Motorists should take 360 if they need to go that way.

Grand Prairie Search *UPDATE – DPS-101 helicopter back above scene after refueling. SWAT, K9, and multiple officers on scene.

FINAL UPDATE – Shooting (Grand Prairie) Near the search location – Lake Ridge Pkwy and England Pkwy. Multiple PD officers have been on scene all morning searching for a subject who shot at and ran from them. Manhunt has taken place all morning in a wooded area near location. Suspect has been found off E. Seeton Rd. near the search location. Suspect opened fire on officers. CareFlite helicopter requested for a shooting victim. MTF. A1


Major Accident (Hood County)

Major Accident (Hood County) DCBE Fire & Texas EMS – Fallcreek Hwy @ Walters bend Ct for a Major Accident. Air/Evac 69 Enroute. Requesting Pecan Fire to assist with traffic control. (Info credit: Hood County Scanner – posted 30 mins ago)

Air Evac 69 has airlifted to JPS. A1


3 Alarm Fire (Coppell)

3 Alarm Fire (Coppell) Coppell FD striking a 3rd alarm to the fire in the 300 block of S Macarthur Blvd. Command advising of a residence heavily involved with fire. Mutual aid responding from Lewisville, Farmers Branch, Carrollton and Grapevine. A2


1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 6 on scene in the 1500 block of Homan Avenue with a single story wood frame residence with heavy fire showing. Quint 12 has command and advising of power lines down at the location. Engine 1 laying a supply line. Working fire declared. A2


Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) Multiple Dallas fire and EMS units are working a major accident at Miller Rd and Plano Rd. Multiple ambulances assigned with EMS supervisor. Reported substantial damage to vehicles involved. Dallas PD also on scene investigating. Original dispatch was for entrapment.


1 Alarm Fire (Westlake)

1 Alarm Fire (Westlake) Medic 481, Attack 481 on scene in the 1200 block of Perdenalas Trail with a large two story residence with fire showing from the base of the Chimney with possibly extension into the attic. Mutual aid responding from Keller, Southlake and Colleyville. A2


Explosion (NRH)

Explosion (North Richland Hills) NRH FD is working a reported explosion at a residence in the 8000 blk of Harwood Rd. Medic 223 is transporting 1 patient, reported burns, to North Hills Hospital to meet PHI Med 8 helicopter. Working fire inside the house. Unknown what exploded. Command now requesting a 2nd ambulance to the scene. Fire just placed under control. PD has all lanes, EB and WB, of Harwood shut down. A1


Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth)

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 14, Rescue 14, Engine 5, Squad 2 along with MedStar 20 and FWPD are working a serious major accident at West Bound Interstate 30 to South Bound Interstate 35. Vehicle possibly has gone off the bridge close to Lancaster.  One person trapped inside the vehicle with critical injuries. Prolonged Extrication in progress at this time. A2


Throwback Thursday – Dallas Fire Dept – Truck 31

Throwback Thursday – Our throwback photo for this week is from the Dallas Fire Department. Truck 31 was a 1972 Ward LaFrance with a 65 foot mid mount aerial. Thanks Robert Knowles for the photo. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeffhooper1@gmail.com and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on “throwback Thursday” A2
Photo: Throwback Thursday - Our throwback photo for this week is from the Dallas Fire Department. Truck 31 was a 1972 Ward LaFrance with a 65 foot mid mount aerial. Thanks Robert Knowles for the photo. If you have any pictures of older model fire apparatus, police or EMS vehicle from the DFW area, send them to us at jeffhooper1@gmail.com and john@dfwscanner.net so we can show them off on "throwback Thursday" A2


2 Alarm Fire (Southlake)

2 Alarm Fire (Southlake) Chief 401 requesting a second alarm to the residential structure fire in the 2000 block of Estes Park Drive. Heavy fire from the garage upon arrival of the first units. Primary search is complete of the residence. Grapevine responding mutual aid. A2


1 Alarm Fire (Bedford)

1 Alarm Fire (Bedford) Medic 153, Truck 153 on scene in the 1400 block of Tennis Drive with a moderate amount of smoke showing from a second floor apartment at the Courts of Bedford Apartments. Fire believed to be a kitchen fire. A2


2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

8500 Park Lane – Dallas Fire Rescue Station 37 (Truck, Engine and Rescue) is on scene of a two story apartment building with heavy smoke and fire showing. Command has requested a 2nd alarm be transmitted at this time. Additional units enroute. A4.


3 Alarm Fire (Haltom City)

3 Alarm Commercial Fire (Haltom City) This morning around 1:00am, HCFD Engine 472 arrived on scene to find heavy smoke showing from a commercial structure in the 5900 blk of Lower Birdville Rd. Fire escalated to 3 alarms. Mutual aid included NRH, Richland Hills, Watauga, Hurst, Bedford, Grapevine, Fort Worth FDs.


3 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

3 Alarm Apartment Fire (Dallas) Multiple Dallas FD crews are working a 3 alarm apartment fire in the 9800 blk of Walnut St. Smoke showing on arrival with reports of 1 apartment unit fully engulfed with fire. Fire has escalated to 3 alarms. Active working fire for about an hour. (Info credit: Fire Focused)


Major Accident (Lewisville)

Major Accident, CareFlite Launch (Lewisville) 700 blk of Business 121. Report of school bus involved. 3 medics assigned along with 2 Engines and Truck company. Careflite also requested to scene. 2nd helicopter was asked to be on standby, but canceled. (Info credit to Denton County Scanner) CareFlite is airlifting to Medical Center of Plano.


PIC – Flaring (Frisco)

PIC – ATMOS is “flaring” on a lot near Lebanon Rd and 4th Army Drive. “Flaring” is a standard industry practice to safely burn natural gas that must be removed from a specific section of pipeline so that employees can work on the pipe. People in the area will notice a controlled flame and may hear a jet engine type noise. No reason to be concerned. Picture sent in from a passerby.

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DRILL (Lake Pointe Medical Center)

Mass Casualty Incident / Multiple Tornadoes (Rowlett) THIS IS ONLY A DRILL: Multiple agencies are working a mass casualty incident with reported several tornadoes in the area of Lake Pointe Medical Center. PHI Med 2 has landed and Air Evac 67 is 5 minutes out. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. (**Mass casualty drill taking place now at Lake Pointe Medical Center – will share pics from First Response Photography later)


House Fire (Azle)

House Fire, Possible Explosion (Tarrant County, Azle area) Multiple departments are working a house fire in the 6500 blk of Appian Way off 199. Units advising debris everywhere – home possibly exploded. Home is fully involved with fire at this time. A1


Fire in a Restaurant (DWG)

Fire in a Restaurant (Dalworthington Gardens) DWG PD and FD on scene at Campo Verde with smoke in the building. Possible electrical issue. Employees are evacuating the store and units are investigating. No working fire at this time. MTF. A1

UPDATE – DWG FFs advising fire appears to be out. Yes, the great Mexican food and famous train will thrive on!


Major Accident (Frisco)

Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco) Quint 6 is on scene of a major accident with entrapment at NB Dallas Parkway north of Panther Creek Parkway. 1 vehicle. Major damage. CareFlite air is on standby. Units advising 1 confirmed trapped. A1

UPDATE – Battalion 1 has launched CareFlite. CF2 will be landing at the scene shortly. Will be airlifting to Medical Center of Plano.

PIC – Picture of last night’s extrication accident in Frisco at DNT and Panther Creek Pkwy. Frisco FD extricated (Rescue 1 in background) and CareFlite 2 airlifted to Medical Center of Plano. Extended extrication was needed due to patient heavily trapped. (Pic credit: Chris McCormick)

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Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth)

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 31, Quint 9 along with MedStar 52 and FWPD are working a major accident with several occupants reported trapped in the 6900 block of N Beach Street. Carefllite was placed on stand by for the accident but have just been cancelled. A second ambulance has been requested to the scene. Post delayed approx 15 minutes. A2