Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment and CareFlite 7’s First Scene Response (Palo Pinto Co, Santo) Santo Fire requested CareFlite 7 on a rollover accident with entrapment at Hwy 281 and Bosley Rd. This is CareFlite 7’s first scene response (they are now based at Granbury Airport) CF7 airlifted to JPS.
House Fire (Mesquite) Engine 3, Ambulance 3 on scene with a 1 story house fully involved with fire near Byrd Drive and Mayda Drive. (Info credit: Mesquite Scanner)
Major Accident (Ft Worth) FWFD, MedStar, and FWPD are working a major accident at N. Beach and Timberland Blvd. CareFlite 1 has landed at the scene.
CareFlite (Mansfield) Earlier this morning around 10am, CareFlite was called to a pediatric injury in Mansfield. CareFlite landed in front of the Mansfield ISD Performing Arts Center off W Debbie Ln/1187.
Fatality Accident (Ft Worth) FWFD, MedStar, and FWPD are working a fatality rollover accident in the 700 block of Alta Mere Drive. 1 fatality at scene. Avoid the area. A1
2 Alarm Fire (Dallas) *Delayed – Around 10:45am, Engine 57 and Battalion 4 were first on scene at a multi-story apartment building in the 9700 block of Whitehurst Drive with smoke in the area, reported to be coming from a 2nd story window. Battalion 2 also on scene reported moderate smoke showing. 2 alarm called. Units still on scene. A1
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment (Waxahachie) Waxahachie Fire, ETMC EMS, and WPD are working a major rollover accident in front of the Waxahachie Daily Light Newspaper building on W. Marvin Ave just east of 77 (Ferris Ave). 1 vehicle on its side, entrapment. Extrication in progress. A1
Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Dallas) Multiple DFR units are working a major accident with entrapment and multiple patients on N. Prairie Creek Rd. near Scyene Rd. Prairie Creek shut down. 4 ambulances and EMS Supervisor assigned.
Traffic (Arlington) SB 287 is closed due to a rollover accident near Little Rd. Very extensive traffic delays!
Burn Victim (Arlington) We have had a few folks ask about the medical helicopter response in Arlington this morning at Brown and 360. PHI Med 8 was called to the scene of a burn victim in the 2300 block of Bamboo Drive. The landing zone was set up at Brown and 360. Engine 5, Engine 11, 505 (shift commander/chief), APD, and Arlington EMS worked the call.
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment (Plano) Engine 4 is on scene of a rollover accident with reported entrapment in the 6600 block of Custer Rd. Reported vehicle vs pole, rolled, and 1 trapped. Rescue 4, Truck 4, Station 6 and Battalion 1 all assigned. Extrication in progress. A1
Structure Fire (Keller) Keller Fire is on scene with a fully involved structure fire in the 1500 block of Whitley Rd.
Traffic (Dallas/Addison) Both NB and SB lanes of Dallas North Tollway are closed near Frankford due to a reported vehicle fire.
Structure Fire (Denton Co. – Little Elm) 9500 Blk of Misty Tr. – Little Elm FD on scene of a working fire in a mobile home. Mutual Aid from The Colony, Aubrey, Lake Cities, and Oak Point enroute. A3
2 Alarm Structure Fire (Denton Co. – Justin) 17000 Blk of Gaffield Rd. – Justin FD on scene of a working fire with possible people inside. Tanker 570 is on scene with a fully involved structure protecting exposures. Mutual Aid responding from Argyle, Roanoke, and Haslet. A3
Accident (Forest Hill) Engine 23 along with MedStar and Forest Hill PD are working a two vehicle major accident in the 6900 block of Wichita Street at Autumn Run Drive. Reported as a head on collision. FD advising of three patients, one serious and needing a second Ambulance to the scene. A2
Structure Fire (Arlington) Multiple AFD crews are on scene at a auto business structure fire in the 1400 block of W. Interstate 20. Engine 9 was first on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from the garage area.
Shooting (Arlington) APD is working a reported shooting in the 3000 block of S. Cooper St. 1 deceased victim.
Major Accident/Rollover with Entrapment (Coppell) – Westbound 635 just before Royal Ln. – Coppell PD and FD on scene of a vehicle rollover with at least one person trapped. Air Medical is on Standby. A3
Structure Fire (Lewisville) 1400 N Valley Pkwy at Cambridge Village Apartments – B160 on scene 2 story apartment with smoke showing. Working fire declared. A3
Smoke Odor (Denton County) There is a widespread odor of smoke smelling like a grass fire that is across Denton County. The smell is especially strong in Southern and Eastern parts of the county. Several FDs including Little Elm, Aubrey, Lake Cities, and Lewisville are chasing smoke odor calls because of this. If you smell an odor outside this is the likely cause. If you see smoke or have an odor inside your house or building it may be something else and you should call 911. The source of the smoke odor is unknown but may be a large fire blowing smoke in from the Red River area or in Oklahoma. A3
House Fire (Crowley) Multiple FD units are still on scene of a house fire off Crowley Rd near Altamesa in the Crowley area. First arriving crews reported fire thru the roof of a home.
Traffic Advisory (Lewisville) – I-35E and Corporate Dr. – UPDATE – The incident has now been placed under control and traffic is being re-opened in the area. A3
Traffic Advisory (Lewisville) – I-35E and Corporate Dr. – Lewisville PD is shutting down I-35E at Corporate Dr. in both Northbound and Southbound directions for a working incident. The Corporate overpass will also be shut down. Plan an alternate route accordingly. A3
Gas Leak (The Colony) 5000 Blk of Strickland Ave. – Q471 and BC471 are on scene with Atmos Gas company with a gas leak in the area. Some homes are being evacuated at this time. Please avoid the area. A3
Accident w/Entrapment (Kennedale) Engine 59, Medic 59 along with Kennedale PD are working a major accident, reported vehicle rollover with entrapment in the 200 block of Valley Lane. PHI Med 8 was placed on stand by but have just been cancelled. A2
5600 Spring Valley Rd: Engine 20, Truck 20 and Battalion 2 are all on location with a two story apartment complex with a whole lot of smoke and fire coming through the roof.
Motorcycle Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 27 along with MedStar are working a major accident involving a motorcycle in the 8300 block of Trinity Blvd. Careflite was placed on stand by for this accident but have just been cancelled. MedStar will ground transport. A2
Grass / Brush Fire (Parker County / Aledo) Aledo FD is working a grass fire off FM 5 between Airport Road and Muir Ranch Road. Chief 2 advising of approx. 1-2 acres on fire and fire units having a difficult time making access to the fire due to the location. Additional brush trucks on scene from Willow Park and Hudson Oaks. A2
18 Wheeler Rollover (Ft Worth) Engine 34 along with MedStar are working an accident involving a 18 wheeler rollover inside the BNSF rail yard located in the 1100 block of Intermodal Parkway. Careflite was placed on stand by but just cancelled by MedStar. A2
Accident (North Richland Hills) NRHFD/PD are working a major accident in the 8700 block of Airport Freeway, reported to be on the off ramp to Davis Blvd. One vehicle is a motorcycle. Requesting a second Ambulance to the scene. Exit ramp is reported to be shut down at this time. A2
ARFF Alert (Ft Worth) Rescue 44, Engine 25, Battalion 3 are staged at Meacham Airport for an unknown type aircraft inbound with a cracked windshield due to a bird strike. Aircraft will be attempting to land shortly. A2
House Fire (Forest Hill) Engine 23 on scene in the 4700 block of Woodview with a two story brick residential home with fire through the roof. Engine 23 making a fast attack. Kennedale and Ft Worth responding mutual aid. A2
Major Accident (Cleburne) Cleburne Fire/EMS, Keene EMS, CPD, CareFlite ground EMS units and 1 CF helicopter are working a major accident with reported multiple patients at N. Main St. and Willingham St.
Major Accident (Dallas) *Delayed from around 10:45pm – SB Central Expy. between Knox and N. Haskell Ave. – Major accident involving a reported wrong way driver & multiple vehicles. Police shut down the freeway & DFR extricated an individual that was pinned in a vehicle.
Accident (Hurst) Medic 212, Engine 203 along with Hurst PD are working a major accident in the 1200 block of North Bound East Loop 820 to East bound Airport Freeway. Requesting second Ambulance to the scene. Accident reported to be in the right Lane and shoulder. A2
Accident w/extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 39 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident at Bryant Irvin road and Interstate 20 service road. One person reported trapped inside a vehicle. MedStar reporting four patients at the scene, one with serious injuries. Additional Ambulance requested to the scene. A2
Traumatic Injury (Johnson Co, Alvarado) CareFlite 6 has lifted from the scene of a traumatic injury on Marianna Way. Reported injury from a horse. Venus Fire and CF ground worked the scene.
Grass Fire/Structure Fire (Wise Co.) 1400 Blk of Heritage Creek Dr. – East Wise FD, Rhome FD, and Decatur FD are responding and on scene of a reported grass fire which caught a structure on fire. Reported fully involved structure with fire through the roof on the front half of the building. A3
Grass Fire (Flower Mound) Murrell Park/Lake Grapevine – E502, B502, B501, T502, and BC501 on scene of a brush fire along the North shore of Lake Grapevine. Still trying to gain access to the fire. A3
18 Wheeler Rollover (North Richland Hills) Engine 222, Medic 222 along with NRHPD are working an accident involving a truck rollover in the 7500 block of East Bound Northeast Loop 820 at Boulevard 26. Accident reported to be in the center construction area not impacting main lanes of NE Loop 820. Air Medical was placed on stand by but have been cancelled. A2
House Fire (Hurst) Earlier this morning in the 5:00 hour, Hurst FD worked a house fire in the 1700 block of Acorn Lane. Heavy smoke and fire showing from the garage area upon arrival in a one story brick residential home. Hurst was assisted by Bedford FD. A2
Grass Fire (Denton Co. – Justin) S. County Line Rd. and Hwy 114 – Justin FD working a grass/brush fire with structures threatened in the area of Irwin Steel on Hwy 114. A3
Fatality Auto Pedestrian (Fort Worth) From FWPD: “South Division officers responded to a fatality auto pedestrian accident in the 6200 block of the South Freeway on the south bound service road in front of Club Ice. An unidentified male was struck and killed by a driver in a passenger vehicle. The driver remained on the scene. From the preliminary details, the deceased was walking in the right lane of the service road and was struck by the right front portion of the passenger vehicle.” A1
Search/Foot Pursuit (Dallas) Dallas Sheriffs are searching for a person who ran from officers near SB I35E near Mockingbird. Suspect ran across I35E. DPD Air-1 is almost overhead to assist in search. Avoid the area.
NOT DFW – Gun Barrel City, TX – Major accident at Cedar Creek Lake in Gun Barrel City. 2 ETMC helicopters and 1 PHI helicopter have airlifted patients from the scene (3 helos total). We do not have any additional information.
Auto Pedestrian (Mesquite) CareFlite 3 has been launched to a reported auto pedestrian accident at EB Highway 80 near Galloway. Reported to involved a construction worker. (Info credit: Mesquite Scanner)
Medical Emergency (Flower Mound) PHI Med 10 is about to land at Flower Mound High School on a medical emergency call. A1/A3
Grass Fire (Denton) Loop 288 behind the UNT Discovery Park – Denton FD working a brush fire at the location requesting mutual aid from Krum FD with a brush truck. A3
Grass Fire (Waxahachie) Multiple Waxahachie Fire units are working a large and fast-moving grass fire in the 2200 block of Marshall Rd near Ovilla Road. This is just east of the Midlothian-Waxahachie/Midway Regional Airport.
Accident (Whitney) Chief 125 on scene of a 2 vehicle accident in the 800 block of SH22, and is reporting three patients in roadway and heavy damage to both vehicles. A-8
Amputation (Malone-Hill Co.) Malone FD and CareFlite ground unit on scene at the meat packing plant on SH171 for a amputation. Aircraft unable to fly due to low cloud ceiling. A-8
6000 Tyrone Dr. – Dallas Fire Rescue Battalion Chiefs 5 & 6 are on location of a one story brick home with a lot of smoke and fire showing from the attic. Additional units incoming at this time. A6/A4.
Traumatic injury (Whitney) AirEvac 51 has been requested to FM 1513 by Whitney FD, for a 2 year old female kicked in the head by a horse. A-8
Auto Pedestrian (Flower Mound) CareFlite 1 has lifted from the scene of an auto pedestrian accident in Flower Mound, 2800 block of Oxford Lane. CareFlite 1 airlifting to Cook Children’s.
Traumatic Injury (Parker Co, Weatherford/Central) Central Fire, LifeCare medic 11 have launched CareFlite 6 to the scene of a traumatic injury off Cochran Road and FM 51. Reported long fall from a tree.
Traumatic Injury (Hill Co, Aquilla) CareFlite 5 is landing at the scene of a traumatic injury near FM 2114 and FM 933 in Aquilla. Reported individual stabbed by longhorn. A1
Train vs. Semi (Arlington) Arlington PD is on scene working a train vs tractor trailer along E. Division Street near the Arlington/Grand Prairie border. Major damage to semi truck and at least 1 vehicle. Semi truck reported to be a car hauler with vehicles still on the trailer. Expect major clean-ups. Unknown injuries.
Over the past few days, we have had several people asking about an incident at Boomer Jacks in north Fort Worth over the weekend. We emailed the spokesperson for FWPD and here is what she said:
“On Saturday, February 15, 2014, at about 8:50 p.m., FWPD patrol officers and a Fort Worth Fire Department unit were both dispatched on a Fire Call to 6701 Fossil Bluff Drive, Boomer Jacks Restaurant and Bar, where an device was used to cause a small explosion in the bar area. There were a couple of very minor injuries, but no one was transported or treated. Fort Worth Fire Department Arson will be handling this investigation.”
Working structure fire
4800 blk. Blackstone Dr. Mutual aid responding from
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Sansome park, West worth. Lake Worth E-10 reporting a quick knockdown.
House Fire (Arlington) Engine 2, Squad 2, Quint 1, Battalion 1, and additional units are working a house fire in the 500 block of Alice St. Heavy smoke showing on arrival. Engine 2 has fire attack.
Shooting Update (Ft Worth) FWPD, Fire and MedStar EMS are working a shooting outside the Cadillac bar in the 100 block of W Exchange. A second person walked to a building in the 100 block of NW 25th street who also was reported shot. MedStar is transporting several people. CPR reporting to be in progress on one. A2
Shooting (Ft Worth) Engine 12 along with MedStar and multiple FWPD units are working a shooting inside an establishment in the 100 block of NW 25th street near the stockyards. Additional Ambulance and Engine requested to the scene. CPR reported in progress on one patient. A2
PIC – NOT DFW – Three-helicopter response for a bicycle accident today near Possum Kingdom Lake. The accident occurred on Highway 377 near Graford. Graford VFD, EMS, Possum Kingdom EMS, and 3 Air Evac helicopters all responded. Air Evac helicopters airlifted out 3 serious to critical patients. Here is a picture of 1 helicopter on the ground. There was reported to be a bicycle event in the area today. A1
Major Accident (Cooke County) Multiple Fire/EMS and PD units have requested 2 helicopters and 3 ambulances to the scene of a major accident at CR 423 and CR 428. CareFlite helicopters en route to the scene. Multiple patients.
Rollover w/Ejection (Grapevine) Engine 1, Truck 1, Medic 1 along with Grapevine PD are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover and reported ejection in the 1700 block of N State Highway 121 north bound.
Injured Person/Medical Helo Response (Flower Mound) – E505 and B501 are landing PHI Medical Helicopter at Bakersfield Park for an unknown injury. Possible sports injury. A3
Major Accident (Dallas) Dallas Fire/EMS and DSO are working a major accident with freeway shutdown on NB I35E near E. 8th Street. TxDOT camera shows multiple vehicles on highway, median, and feeder road, possibly all involved. Mesquite Scanner advising 6 vehicles involved. NB lanes are closed.
Motorcycle Accident (Johnson Co, Venus) Venus Fire and CF Ground medic 903 are working a motorcycle accident with major injuries in the 5900 block of N. FM 157. Reported CPR in progress on 1 patient. 2 patients, requesting a second ambulance at this time.
Apartment Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 22, Engine & Quint 24 on scene of the Amelia Park Apartments located at 6100 E Loop 820 South reporting a small fire inside a multi story assisted living facility. Requesting MedStar to the scene for a patient with smoke inhalation. A2
Vehicle vs House (Ft Worth) Engine 37 along with FWPD and MedStar are working an accident involving a vehicle into a house in the 8900 block of Silent Brook Drive. Careflite 6 was placed on stand by but have just been cancelled. A2
Rollover Accident w/ Entrapment, PHI Launched (Arlington) Just after 1 a.m. last night, Quint 6, Engine 6, Engine 2, Battalion 2, Medic 20, and APD were dispatched to a major rollover accident with entrapment on WB I20 ramp from SB 360. Medic 20 confirmed vehicle on its roof with entrapment and requested PHI Med 8 to launch. 802 EMS Supervisor was on scene as well. PHI Med 8 airlifted 1 patient, unknown destination.
Shooting (Dallas) 2600 block S. Harwood St. – Dallas PD arrived on scene & found one person deceased in the parking lot behind a club. Officers are preparing to set a perimeter & keep traffic from entering or leaving the area, crime scene tape & CAPERS (Crimes Against Persons) Homicide requested.
Auto Pedestrian (Dallas) W. Northwest Hwy. and Luna Rd. – Major accident involving two vehicles & a pedestrian on the service road. Accident investigator requested & en route due to possible fatality.
*UPDATE* on the officer involved shooting, from Dallas PD:
Dallas police officers were answering a disturbance call at 13030 Audelia Rd shortly after noon. The officers went to contact the suspect in his vehicle and shots were fired. Officers Joshua Burns, #9631 and Officer Salvador Varillas, #7149 returned fire. Officer Joshua Burns, #9631 was struck. The suspect escaped on foot. The injured officer was taken to Baylor hospital in stable condition and does not appear to have life threatening injuries. Officer Varillas was not injured.Detectives are following up and we are working on additional leads. The suspect in the incident has been identified by witnesses as Rakeem Perkins. He is a Black male with the date of birth April 10, 1993, 5’7 weighing 150 lbs. and wearing a red shirt. The offense is filed under Case #37894-B. Officer Burns is a 5 year veteran and Officer Varillas is a 19 year veteran with the department. Both officers are assigned to the Northeast Patrol Division. Oak Farms is offering a $10,000 reward for arrest and indictment of the suspect. If you see the suspect, do not approach him and call 9-1-1 immediately.
Here’s a picture of the suspect. SHARE so DPD can catch this dirtbag!
PHI (Mansfield) PHI Med 8 has landed in Mansfield off Business 287 south of 1187. Unknown type scene response.
1 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 31 on scene in the 8800 block of Sunset Trace Drive with heavy smoke showing from a single story brick residential home. Engine 31 requesting next company on scene to lay a supply line. A2
Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 38 along with MedStar and FWPD have been working a major accident with extrication at the intersection of Old Denton Road and Mistys Run. Careflite 6 was requested to the scene. MedStar requested additional Ambulances to the scene for three patients. CF6 transported one patient to JPS. Post is delayed about 20 minutes. A2
Officer Involved Shooting (Dallas) Multiple DPD officers are working an officer involved shooting in the 13000 block of Audelia Road. Ongoing search for suspect. Avoid this area.
UPDATE – Officer transported to Baylor Dallas. Shot in arm and leg.
UPDATE – Dallas PD: Our officer who was injured in earlier shooting is in stable condition & does not appear to have life threatening injuries.
Burn Patient (Ft Worth) Careflite 6 has been requested to the scene of a 2 year old child who has been burned in the 5300 block of Flamingo Road. MedStar and FWFD Engine 22 are on scene. Engine 3 will be establishing the landing zone. Careflite ETA is 2-3 minutes. A2
Accident (Ft Worth) Quint 33, Attack 33 along with FWPD and MedStar are working a major accident at Highway 157 and Calloway Cemetery Road. MedStar is now transporting one patient in traumatic full arrest Code 3 to the hospital. A2
Vehicle vs Train (Parker County / Aledo) Station 34 units along with LifeCare EMS are working an accident involving a vehicle versus train on FM 1187 in the middle of the town. Unknown injuries at this time. A2
Structure Fire (Arlington) Quint 1, Engine 4, Squad 4 and additional units are working a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of Winter Sunday Way.
Major Accident w/ Entrapment (Lewisville) Multiple Lewisville Fire/EMS crews are working a major accident with entrapment in the 2300 block of FM 544. CareFlite 2 has landed at scene. Engine 166 and Medic 166 were first on scene with reported 2 victims trapped, major damage.
Auto Pedestrian (Arlington) Engine 9, Arlington EMS, and multiple APD units are working an auto pedestrian accident at S. Cooper St and Arbrook. Reported person in a wheelchair struck by a vehicle.
CareFlite (Southlake) Engine 401, Medic 402, and EMS 401 have landed CareFlite 3 at the scene of a reported fall patient at E. Southlake Blvd and Miron Drive.
Task Force Grass Fire (Wise Co, Newark) Multiple Wise County and Tarrant County fire departments are working a major grass fire near FM 718 and CR 3433. Task Force has been assigned. A1
Major Accident, Double Fatality *UPDATE (Balch Springs) Balch Springs units are working a major accident involving an 18 wheeler on fire on SB 635 near Lake June. Information via Mesquite Scanner: 2 dead on scene.
SWAT (Dallas) Dallas PD is working a barricaded person in the 300 block of Ewing Ave. No updates until situation has concluded.
Grass Fire/Vehicle Fire (Flower Mound) Cross Timbers Rd. and 377 – Battalion 501 on scene and in command with E502 and Brush 502 on a grass fire and truck on fire. A3
Search (Sachse) Multiple ground PD units along with DPS-101 helicopter have been searching for a subject in the area of Dewitt Road and Ranch Road. Subject was reportedly run out of a home garage on Leameadow Drive. Subject last seen running towards the fire station on Ranch Road. No additional information or updates to provide.
4 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Command has requested 4 alarms to the apartment fire in the 9300 block of Skillman Street. 3 story apartment building with heavy fire and smoke showing from the roof. Defensive operations.
Accident (Keene) Keene Fire Rescue, TXDPS, and CareFlite medic 903 responding to a single vehicle accident at CR 808 @ CR 707. Vehicle reported to be on fire. Alvarado FD responding mutual aid. CareFlite air has launched to the scene. A-8