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

Missing Person (Denton County)

DPS-101 helicopter is assisting ground PD agencies on a search for a missing person in the area of Chinn Chapel Road and Estates Road. DPS-101 helo about to head back to airport for fuel. Unknown if they will return to further assist in the search. Expect police and fire presence.

*UPDATE* Dallas PD confirming Alejandra Gonzalez has been found safe in Denton. The is the girl that was missing from Dallas. Her missing prompted a search in Denton County last night.

Major Accident (McKinney)

McKinney and Melissa units are working a major accident on US-75 near Weston/FM 543. CareFlite has lifted from the scene with 1 patient involved in a reported 18 wheeler vs. auto accident. Major delays on both NB and SB 75 due to this accident. (Info credit: First Response Photography)

Accident w/ Entrapment (Grand Prairie)

This morning around 6am, Grand Prairie Police and Fire/EMS were dispatched to a major accident at SE 14th St and E. Pioneer. Vehicle struck a traffic light pole. Major damage involved. GPPD PIO Mark Beseda says debris from the accident struck 2 other vehicles, including a GPISD school bus, but only caused minor damage. Extrication was performed by GPFD and the patient was flown to Parkland via CareFlite, serious injuries. A1

1 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

2300 Lolita Dr. – Dallas Fire Rescue Engine 5 is on location of a fully involved detached garage. Engine 34 is laying a supply line. Units reporting heavy smoke from over a mile away. Use caution in the area. A4.

Head-On Collision (Farmersville)

This morning, multiple FD crews, Collin Co EMS, and law enforcement worked a major head-on collision accident requiring extrication on 2 vehicles at Hwy 78 and CR 558. Substantial damage to 2 vehicles with entrapment. PHI Med 2 and Air Evac were both requested and airlifted patients from the scene.

Fatality Motorcycle Accident (Grand Prairie)

Just after 2:00am, Grand Prairie PD arrived on scene of a vehicle accident involving motorcycle on WB I-30 near Belt Line. Engine 2, Engine 4, Medic 78 were subsequently dispatched and air medical was placed on standby. FD advised fatality on scene and all westbound lanes of I-30 were closed (as of 11:10am, lanes are open). A1

Incident (Lake Granbury)

The Hood County Sheriff Department has recovered a missing pick up from Lake Granbury. The missing vehicle may have been involved in a 1970s unsolved murder case. Lake Granbury is down several feet due to drought conditions. Just FYI to expect heavy police presence or media on scene.

Accident w/ Fuel Leak (Frisco)

Multiple Frisco and Plano units are working a major accident involving a large truck and multiple vehicles on EB 121 feeder road at Parkwood. Major fuel leak. Hazmat is assigned. At least 1 patient with serious injuries will be transported to Medical Center Plano via Plano Medic 2.

Fatality Accident (Frisco)

Prosper FD Chief 2 is on scene with a fatality accident at US 380 and Preston Rd in Frisco. Reported as a vehicle vs. 18 wheeler. WB lanes blocked. Frisco FD/EMS Station 1 and FPD also assigned. CareFlite was on standby, but has been canceled. Expect delays.

Fatality Accident (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating a fatality accident involving 2 vehicles with major damage at Monticello Ave and Homer St. Suspect, or suspects, fled the scene on foot. Accident involves a stolen vehicle. 2 victims taken to Baylor Dallas. 1 critical, 1 fatality. – Dallas PD

Rollover Accident w/Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Rollover Accident w/Entrapment (Ft Worth) Engine 1, Truck 1, Squad 2 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident with reported entrapment on Interstate 35 and Pharr Street. No direction of travel at this time. MedStar reporting one patient with serious injuries. Battalion 2 also responding. Truck 1 advising of three vehicles involved and debris all over the roadway. A2

Air Ambulance Request (North Richland Hills)

Air Ambulance Request (North Richland Hills) Medic 224, Engine 224 is requesting air medical to the scene of a medical call in the 6800 block of Dogwood Court. Quint 221 responding to assist with landing for PHI Med 8. Patient will be transported to Baylor Dallas. Unknown details, missed the original dispatch. PHI will have an ETA of 7-8 minutes. A2

Air Ambulance Request (North Richland Hills)

Medic 224, Engine 224 is requesting air medical to the scene of a medical call in the 6800 block of Dogwood Court. Quint 221 responding to assist with landing for PHI Med 8. Patient will be transported to Plaza Fort Worth. Unknown details, missed the original dispatch. PHI will have an ETA of 7-8 minutes. A2

NOT DFW – Paris, TX (Lamar County)

Multiple Fatality Accident w/ Multiple Helicopters Requested – Multiple Fire/EMS units are working a very serious accident at FM 906 near the Pay Mayse Lake dam involving ejection. Reports of multiple fatalities and patients being airlifted from the scene. No exact count on how many helicopters, fatalities, or injured occupants. (Info credit: @NCTXScanner on Twitter)

Rollover (Hill Co, Blum)

Rollover Accident, Launching 3 Helicopters (Hill Co, Blum) FD and multiple CareFlite ground ambulances are working a rollover accident with multiple critical patients in the 100 block of CR 1217. 3 helicopters have been launched to the scene. Major injuries to at least 3 patients. CareFlite, Air Evac, and PHI all launching helicopters. A1

Hill Co, Blum Rollover Accident *UPDATE – Several FDs including Woodbury and 2604 VFDs are still on scene. 1 fatality involved. Air Evac 51, PHI Med 8 both airlifted patients to JPS. CareFlite 7 had mechanical issues on scene; another helicopter is en route for the 3rd patient.

Possible Drowning (Hill Co, Whitney)

Whitney fire and CareFlite medic 307 are responding to Loafers Bend for a possible drowning. Reporting party advising that a kayaker capsized and is unable to be located. AirEvac 51 being placed in standby.

UPDATE – Kayaker has been located and is okay. Chief 125 is advising to cancel all incoming units.

Possible Storms (DFW)

Be prepared for the possibility of severe weather tomorrow! The NWS Fort Worth is forecasting two rounds of strong weather:

First round of showers / thunderstorms (possible impacts – hail and gusty winds): 7AM to approximately Noon.

Second round of thunderstorms (possible impacts- hail, winds, tornadoes): 2 PM to 10 PM

The strongest storms will occur in the second round of thunderstorms in the late afternoon, and these will likely have the higher impacts. Stay with US National Weather Service Fort Worth TexasTexas Storm ChasersDFW Scanner, and local media throughout the day tomorrow.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Haslet)

Haslet Chief 228 is on scene with a major accident, people trapped at Business 287 and Hicks Avondale School Road. Command has requested Saginaw FD to assist with extrication. 1 vehicle, major damage, 2 trapped. Requesting additional ambulance. CareFlite out of Fort Worth is on standby. Truck 14 and Rescue 14 from Saginaw have just arrived on scene. MTF. A1

Accident w/ Entrapment, Vehicle Fire (Farmers Branch)

Farmers Branch Engine 132 is on scene with a major vehicle accident with entrapment in the 13900 block of Marsh Lane near Brookhaven Club Drive. Engine 132 now advising occupant is no longer trapped, canceling CareFlite. 3 ambulances assigned, Addison EMS mutual aid. Also reported to be a vehicle fire. Farmers Branch PD and Addison PD also on scene.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Engine 40, Rescues 40 and 49 and Dallas PD are working a major accident with power lines down at W. Camp Wisdom Rd and S. Westmoreland. All NB and SB lanes of Westmoreland closed. At least 1 vehicle involved with major damage. Rescue 40 and Rescue 49 have transported patients from the scene.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Wylie)

Wylie FD Quint 141, Medic 141, Squad 143 and additional fire units are working a major accident with entrapment on Hwy 78 near the East Fork Bridge between Wylie and Lavon. All lanes of 78 are closed by Wylie PD. Extrication in progress. Major delays and building.

Incident (Saginaw)

We have had multiple inquires regarding an incident in Saginaw today on Blue Ridge Drive. There was a medical emergency involving multiple people at a residence in the 600 block. Reports indicate a possible overdose. A few ambulances and Saginaw FD were on scene along with multiple PD officers. That is all we know. A1

Police Incident (McKinney)

Multiple PD agencies are investigating a police pursuit end near US 380 and Hwy 75 in McKinney. Reported to be at a gas station under construction. No danger to public. Expect traffic delays in the area. (Info credit: Michael O’Keefe w/ First Response Photography)

Major Accident (Arlington)

PHI Med 8 has landed at the scene of a major accident on WB I20 access ramp near Bowen.

PIC – PHI Med 8 on scene at the Arlington major rollover accident with entrapment at WB I20 access road between Bowen and Park Springs. Vehicle rolled and hit a tree. Very major damage. At least 1 trapped has now been extricated and transported to Cook Children’s by PHI. Picture up on social media.

House Fire (Keller)

Battalion 58 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a 1 story house in the 1500 block of Lost Lake Drive. Working structure fire. Colleyville, Southlake, North Hills, and Watauga added for mutual aid. A1