DFW Scanner

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


Near-Drowning (Frisco)

Frisco Engine 3, Medic 2 and other units on scene of a near-drowning incident at a hotel in the 600 block of John Q Hammons Drive.

*Update – Frisco Medic 2 transporting patient with serious injuries to Children’s Legacy.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco)

Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco) Several Frisco FD/Prosper FD units are working a major accident w/ entrapment at US 380 and Coit. All 380 lanes closed.

*Update – Prosper Engine 1 out with 2 vehicles, heavy damage. Extrication complete. Prosper Medic 2 is transporting code 3 (lights/siren) to MCP. CareFlite was on standby, but disregarded.


2 Alarm Fire (Frisco)

1 Alarm Fire (Frisco) Battalion 1, Truck 1 on scene with fire and heavy smoke showing from a duplex in the 9800 block of Camfield Ave. Possible burn patient. CareFlite on standby.

UPDATE – Fire under control. Patients transported to Parkland by ground. No CF needed.


Search (Grand Prairie)

Grand Prairie PD along with DPS-101 helicopter are actively searching an area near S. Belt Line and Marshall Dr. for a reported robbery suspect.

*Update – Grand Prairie PD confirming this is a search with a possibly armed robbery suspect that ran from officers.


Train Derailment (Gainesville)

FD is on scene with a major train derailment in the city of Gainesville. Reports of multiple train cars involved. Updates to follow. 9:12pm

*Update – Gainesville FD is advising people to stay out of the area of the major train derailment. No reports of any injuries at this time. Reports indicate dozens of train cars involved. Nothing hazardous being reported.


Shooting (Ft Worth)

MedStar is advising 2 shooting victims in the 5900 block of S. Calloway Drive. No additional information. FWPD cannot be monitored due to encryption. 5:18pm

*UPDATE – MedStar updating: 1 critical and 1 deceased.


Major Accident (Dallas)

Dallas FD has multiple units on scene of a reported accident involving a DART train in the 11800 block of Old Denton Rd. Several ambulances assigned w/ EMS supervisors. Reports of multiple people transported. 5:30pm


Major Accident (Alvarado)

This morning, crews from Alvarado FD, multiple CareFlite ground ambulances, and 2 CareFlite helicopters were called to a head-on collision in the 12500 block of FM 917 between Lillian and Mansfield. 2 vehicle head-on collision. 3 ambulances were assigned. CareFlite airlifted 2 patients from the scene. 9:04am


Search (Mesquite)

Repost from Mesquite Scanner: **Missing Persons/Active Search
Town East Mall Area

MPD with assistance from DPD Air-1 is search for 3 kids in the Town East Mall/Poteet H.S. area 11 yr old Blue jean pants w/Navy blue Polo and blonde hair 10 yr old Blue jean pants and green shirt and blonde hair 8 yr old Blue jean pants with white shirt poss muddy with blonde hair If you have seen any of these kids or know their where abouts please call MPD.


Rollover (Midlothian)

Midlothian Fire, PD are working a large truck rollover accident on the ramp to SB US-67 from EB 287. Midlothian PD is advising the ramp will be closed for an extended period of time due to clean-up. Unknown injuries.


Search (Dallas)

Dallas PD are actively searching for critical missing person and retired Dallas Police assistant chief Greg Holliday in the area of 5300 Frankford Road near Campbell Road. According to Dallas PD, the search is taking place at and in the general area of the Preston Trail Golf Club. Holliday’s residence is nearby, but he is reportedly on foot and may be armed and suicidal. He was last seen walking in the 5800 block of Campbell Road. Keep your eyes peeled and call Dallas PD if you spot Mr. Holliday. 10:44am


House Fire (Collin Co, Prosper)

Prosper Chief 2, Engine 1 on scene with a reported house struck by lightning in the 600 block of Devonshire Drive. *Update – Smoke showing from the roof. Reported fire in the attic. Mutual aid from Frisco, Celina, Little Elm, and McKinney FDs. 4:22pm


Incident (North Richland Hills)

North Richland Hills Police Department has put North Richland Middle and Snow Heights in shelter in place due to a burglary in the neighborhood. All students and staff are safe. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available. – Birdville ISD.


Drowning (Grand Prairie)

GPPD and GPFD are investigating a reported drowning at Joe Pool Lake. The search has mostly been suspended. It will restart tomorrow morning. It’s best the avoid the area and let the responders do their job.

UPDATE – Drowning confirmed. Body found.


Stabbing (Dallas)

Dallas PD are searching for a stabbing suspect near Stemmons Fwy and Mockingbird. DPD tweeted victim was transported to hospital in critical condition. PD helicopter overhead assisting in search.


Fatality Accident (Ft Worth)

Fatality Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 27 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident with extrication in the 11300 block of Trinity Blvd at Rudolphus Street. MedStar reporting one fatality, two critical and one serious patient at this time. Careflite has been requested to the scene. Additional Ambulances and Heavy Rescue requested to the scene. Careflite should be landing in the next 3-4 minutes. A2