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

Major Accident (Waxahachie)

Major Accident (Waxahachie)- Engine 1, Truck 3, and Batallion 1 are on scene NB I35 near the Civic Center with a motorcycle down in the roadway. E1 requesting an LZ for a medical helicopter. T3 will be setting up the LZ near civic center drive. Batallion 1 has command. (A10)

Structure Fire (Waxahachie)

Structure Fire (Waxahachie)- 1303 W Marvin. Brick Structure with visible flames from the back of the building. E2 will be making interior attack from the back of the building. Battalion 1 has command. Calling Midlothian for mutual aid.

Structure Fire (Johnson Co, Alvarado)

Structure Fire (Johnson Co, Alvarado) Alvarado Engine 279 on scene, heavy smoke and fire showing from the attic of a mobile home in the 9300 block of Kelly Lane. Working fire. Units are reporting 60% of the mobile home involved with fire. Venus, Lillian, and Briaroaks FDs mutual aid. A1

Major Accident (McKinney)

Major Accident (McKinney) McKinney FD has launched CareFlite 2 to a major accident on SB 75 near 380. Freeway is closed at this time for the helicopter. Truck 1, Engine 1, EMS 1, Engine 2 and MPD are on scene. (Info credit: Michael O’Keefe w/ First Response Photography)

Fatality Accident (Irving)

Fatality Accident (Irving) At 8:06pm this evening, Irving PD reported a major accident at 1512 E Pioneer Drive. Engine 3 arrived to find a rollover accident next to a house. The incident required 1 Truck, 2 Engines, Rescue 6, 4 MICUs (ambulances) Battalion 1, and 520. A total of 23 IFD personnel. 3 patients transported. 2 to PMH and 1 to CMC. The ME (Medical Examiner) is currently on scene along with all of the equipment except for 3 MICUs. (Info from Irving Fire Dept)

House Fire (Grapevine)

House Fire (Grapevine) Quint 4 on scene in the 4700 block of Glenbrook Drive with a two story brick residential structure with visible smoke and fire from the attic. Quint 4 has fast attack. Mutual aid responding from Euless. A2

Commercial Fire (Ft Worth)

Commercial Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 6 on scene in the 2500 block of Shamrock Avenue with a single story metal commercial building with heavy smoke showing. Engine 6 pulling a booster, Engine 1 laying a supply line. Battalion 2 has command. A2

1 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

13900 Lasater Rd. – Dallas Fire Rescue (DFR) Engine 9 is on location of a fully involved vacant one story structure. Engine 9 and Battalion 8 have requested both Dallas County Fire Department tankers and a DFR Booster to the scene.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) Engine 9, Rescue 51 and Dallas PD have landed Air Evac 74 at the scene of a reported major accident in the 900 block of Edd Road near Seagoville Rd. Air Evac 74 has departed the scene en route to Children’s Dallas.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth) FWFD, MedStar, and Euless FD along with CareFlite air are working a major accident in the 14300 blk of Centre Station Drive. Euless FD is landing zone. CareFlite is on the ground at this time. Patient with critical injuries has been extricated. A1

PIC – Fire (Santo)

PIC – Structure Fire (Palo Pinto Co, Santo) Not in the immediate DFW Metro, but here’s a picture of this morning’s structure fire in Santo at Kennedy Sausage Factory. Numerous area FD responded including Santo, Mineral Wells, Brock-Dennis, Lipan, Brazos, Tolar, Lone Camp, Strawn, Millsap and Jacksboro.


Active Shooter/Lockdown (Dallas)

Active Shooter/Lockdowns (Dallas) *INFO FROM DALLAS PD* – “Officers working an active shooter call at the 2300 block of Houston Street. Dallas Aquarium, Perot Museum, Booker T. Washington HS, Lunar Prep Academy, and the W Hotel are all on lockdown.”

*UPDATES WILL BE DELAYED* for officer safety. Dallas PD released the above information via Twitter, @DallasPD. Remain vigilant if you are in the immediate area. A1/A

*UPDATE* @DallasPD: Suspect from the active shooter call is in custody and there are no injuries reported.4

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth)

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 23, Quint 23 on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle into a pole on the ramp from east bound Interstate 20 to West Loop 820 North Bound. Quint 23 performing extrication at this time. Benbrook Fire Department also on scene. A2

House Fire (Ft Worth)

House Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 22 on scene in the 3800 block of Burton Street with a single story wood framed residential structure with heavy fire showing. Engine 22 pulling a big booster, Engine 3 laying a supply line. Working fire declared by Engine 22. A2

House Fire (Ft Worth)

House Fire (Ft Worth) Engine 5 on scene in the 1200 block of E Tucker street with a one story wood framed residence with heavy fire showing. Engine 5 pulling a big booster, engine 14 laying a supply line. Battalion 2 has command. MedStar requested for two patients at the scene. A2

Major Accident (Dallas)

Major Accident (Dallas) Engine 30, Truck 43, Rescue 43 and EMS Supervisor 782 are working a major accident on Northwest Highway at I35E. All EB and WB lanes of Northwest Hwy completely closed. DPD on scene directing traffic.

Rollover (Joshua)

Rollover accident (Joshua) Godley FD and CareFlite ground responding to a rollover accident at FM 1902 near county road 1016. Joshua battalion chief on scene requesting CareFlite air. CareFlite 7CF en route from Fort Worth, with a 14 minute ETA.

Rollover Accident (Bedford)

Rollover Accident (Bedford) Bedford PD along with Engine 151, Medic 154 are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover in the 3100 block of west bound Airport at the Murphy Drive exit. Engine 152 blocking two west bound lanes along with the exit to Murphy Drive. A2

Pursuit End/Search (Garland/Dallas)

Pursuit End/Search (Garland/Dallas) 10800 Stallcup Dr. – Garland PD was involved in a vehicle pursuit that ended at listed location in Dallas. After the vehicle stopped, the suspect fled on foot. DPS-101 chopper overhead and Dallas PD on scene. K-9 also on scene. Sounds like 1 in custody, a 2nd may be on foot. MTF.

Fatality Accident (Dallas)

Fatality Accident (Dallas) E. Northwest Hwy. and Shady Brook Ln. – Major accident with fatality involved at listed location. Dallas Fire and Police on scene. Possible auto pedestrian accident. Accident Investigation underway.

Rollover Accident (Cleburne)

Rollover Accident (Cleburne) Cleburne Fire, CareFlite ground EMS, and CPD are working a rollover accident on W. Westhill Drive in front of Coleman Elementary. CareFlite air has been launched to the scene. Units on scene with 1 vehicle on its side. 2 CF ground ambulances (Medics 901 + 907) assigned. A1

SWAT (Dallas)

SWAT (Dallas) Info from Dallas PD: Dallas PD and SWAT are working a barricaded person in the 9900 blk of Bruton Rd. Suspect confronted officers with knife. Negotiations underway.

Further information and updates will not be posted until the situation has been resolved.

**UPDATE** DPD advising the suspect is in custody and a female also in the location is safe & unharmed.

Rollover (Frisco)

Rollover Accident (Frisco/Plano) Frisco Engine/Medic 2 and Plano Engine/Medic 10 are working a rollover accident with multiple patients on the SB 121 feeder road at Hillcrest. Frisco Medic 2 is transporting 2 patients, serious injuries to Medical Center Plano, code 3 (lights/siren). Medic 10 is transporting to Centennial. SB 121 service road is closed at Hillcrest Road due to the accident.

NOT DFW – School Bus Accident (Copperas Cove)

NOT DFW – Copperas Cove, TX (Coryell County) – Major accident involving an overturned school bus and another vehicle at FM 116 and Highway 9. Very major damage. School bus on its top in the ditch. KWTX has reported only minor injuries, including the children on the flipped bus. Six people were transported from the scene. The accident occurred over an hour ago.

Gas Leak (Frisco)

Gas Leak (Frisco) Several FFD crews including HazMat are working a gas line struck in the 5200 blk of Preston Road. Engine 2 confirming line hit. ATMOS requested. A few SB lanes of Preston closed north of Lebanon due to this incident.

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

1 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Dallas Fire Rescue is on scene with heavy fire and smoke showing from a multi-story apartment building in the 11900 blk of Audelia Road.

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas) Command has requested 2 alarms in the 11900 blk of Audelia Rd. Battalion 4 now on scene with heavy fire showing thru the roof of the apartment building.

Gas Leak w/ Evacs (Ft Worth)

Gas Leak w/ Evacuations (Fort Worth) Fort Worth FD, FWPD, and ATMOS are working a gas leak with evacuations in the 5100 block of Byers Ave. Battalion 2 has Command. FWFD advising on Twitter that residents in the immediate area have been evacuated as a precaution. MTF. A1/A2

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 23, Quint 23 along with MedStar are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on the service road of Interstate 30, east of Cherry Lane. Units advising of one patient on the ground next to the vehicle. Additional PD units are needed for traffic control. A2

Rollover (Celina)

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Collin Co, Celina) Celina, Prosper, and Frisco FD/EMS units are working a rollover accident with entrapment at CR 83 and Preston Road in Celina. Overturned vehicle. Heavy rescue assigned for entrapment and vehicle stabilization. PHI Med 2 landing at the scene now.

Accident w/ Trap (Granbury)

Accident w/ Entrapment involving School Bus (Granbury) Granbury Fire and Texas EMS have just landed CareFlite at the scene of a major accident with heavy entrapment on Acton Highway near the Big Lots. Major damage. (Info credit: Hood County Scanner)

*UPDATE – Granbury Accident *UPDATE – The accident on Acton Highway has been cleared. CareFlite airlifted 1 to JPS. The accident did not involve a school bus, as originally reported. Instead, Granbury ISD says a vehicle was attempting to pass a GISD school bus and that vehicle was involved in a head-on collision. No students were injured.

Traffic (Parker Co)

Major Traffic Alert (Parker County) All lanes of EB & WB I20 will be closed tomorrow (March 18th) from 9am to 3:30pm due to construction at Ric Williamson Memorial Highway near Weatherford. All traffic will be diverted to the feeder roads.

Auto Ped (Arlington)

Auto Pedestrian w/ PHI Response (Arlington) Just after 11:30am, Arlington FD Stations 9 and 10, Arlington EMS, and APD worked an auto pedestrian accident in the 4900 block of S. Bowen Rd near Bardin. Medical helicopter PHI Med 8 was launched and landed on Bardin Road. We did not hear where PHI airlifted. A1

Multi Vehicle Accident (Ft Worth)

Multi Vehicle Accident (Ft Worth) Quint 24 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a multi vehicle accident on south bound east loop 820 at Rosedale street. One vehicle reported to possibly be a FedEx truck that has overturned. Quint 24 requesting three ambulances to the scene along with additional Engine and Battalion Chief. Accident is both in the north and south bound lanes. Careflite 6 was placed on stand by but have just been cancelled. A2

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 8, Truck 8 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident on west bound Interstate 30 at University Drive. Reported SUV into a concrete barrier and then rolled over. Heavy traffic delays also being reported in the area. A2

Rollover w/Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Rollover w/Entrapment (Ft Worth) Quint 9, Engine 19 along with MedStar and FWPD are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on south bound Interstate 35 at the exit to Basswood Blvd. Quint 9 advising of one patient trapped in the vehicle. Extrication in progress at this time. A2