Engine 22, MedStar, and numerous FWPD officers on scene of a reported auto pedestrian on northbound 820 at the Berry St exit. MedStar ground transporting to JPS with major injuries, CPR in progress.
Battalion 2, Quint 6, Medic 6 on scene of a vehicle submerged into a residential canal off Ducks Landing. Multiple patients, determining severity of injuries at this time.
Battalion 2, Engine 15 and others are on scene of a commercial building fire in the 1100 block of Commercial Blvd. Working fire. Engine 15 pulling a line.
Dallas PD is investigating a shooting in east Dallas near Military Parkway and Dolphin Road. DPD confirms one deceased on the scene.
Quint 7, Medic 7 both on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house reportedly struck by lightning in the 11600 block of Beach Street. Quint 7 will be going in for a fast attack. Working fire. Battalion 2, Engine 3, Safety 1, Squad 1, Quint 6, Medic 6, Rescue 1, Quint 4, and Light Air Rehab 1 all assigned to the fire.
Areas are: Uptown, White Rock, LBJ/Coit, NW Hwy/Harry Hines. There are other high water areas. Rescues have been reported in these areas. Remember turn around, do not go through closed road signs, and if possible stay off the roads.
Keene FD, Joshua FD, CareFlite ground and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with entrapment at FM 3048 and CR 704A. At least 3 vehicles involved with major damage. Avoid this area.
Springtown FD, PD and Lifecare EMS are working a major accident with entrapment at FM 51 and 199. Extrication just completed. Requesting a total of three ambulances for multiple patients.
Dallas PD has closed northbound 67 at Ledbetter due to an auto pedestrian accident. All traffic forced to exit Ledbetter.
Engine 7, Rescue 14, MedStar and Fort Worth PD are working a fatality accident in the area of 820 and 121. MedStar has ground transported a patient to Harris with critical injuries. One patient is deceased at the scene. Fort Worth PD has this as a possible vehicle vs. pole accident.
Fort Worth PD is investigating a shooting at/near the JA Cavile apartments in the 5000 block of E. Rosedale. MedStar reports CPR in progress at the scene.
Update – MedStar ground transporting to JPS, major injuries with CPR in progress.
Dallas PD is investigating a shooting at the Shell station, 3102 W. Camp Wisdom Road at Marvin D Love Fwy. DPD confirms one is deceased on the scene. Reports indicate the suspect may have fled the scene in a red SUV. The investigation is ongoing.
Reno FD & LifeCare EMS are working a motorcycle accident in the 1000 Blk of S. Reno Rd. Air Medical has been launched to the scene. A11
Update – CareFlite has landed at the scene.
Battalion 4, Engine 24, Quint 24 on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a 2 story apartment building at 511 Tierney Road. Reports of entrapment have prompted a 2nd alarm response. Multiple additional fire companies are responding, along with east side FWPD officers.
Cresson FD, Benbrook FD/EMS and law enforcement are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover at 1187 and Ben Day Murrin Road. CareFlite 6 has lifted from the scene en route to JPS.
Engine 41, Engine 34, MedStar and Fort Worth PD are on scene of a motorcycle accident near Willow Springs Road and Blue Mound Road W. Reported to be near the school. CareFlite has been launched to the scene for a motorcyclist down, critical injuries with possible amputation.
Grand Prairie PD is searching for a person who fled from the scene of an accident near Hwy 360 and Trinity Blvd. DPS-101 helicopter is overhead. Reports of two people seriously injured in the accident.
Update – DPS-101 has been cleared from the scene
Cleburne PD is investigating shots fired in the area of 900 block James Street. Shortly thereafter, a vehicle was seen fleeing the area. Cleburne officers caught up and stopped the vehicle east of Keene off 67. A weapon has been recovered and a subject is in custody. We have not heard if anyone was shot. Crime Scene investigators have been requested to the scene.
Battalion 9, Battalion 3, Engine 1 and others on scene with a good amount of smoke showing from the 2nd floor of a 2 story apartment complex in the 5300 block of Fleetwood Oaks Ave. Working fire. Truck 11, Engine 11, Rescue 11, Truck 36, and Engine 47 all assigned to this fire.
Update – Command has requested 2 alarms to this fire. Battalion 1, Battalion 7, Engine 4, Engine 18, Engine 19, Engine 8, Rescue 19, Rescue 47, Truck 3, Truck 43, Truck 36, USAR 19, and specialty chiefs all assigned to the 2nd alarm.
Update – 3 alarm fire.
Update – 4th alarm has been added to this fire for additional manpower.
Frisco Battalion 1, Rescue 1, Truck 1, Quint 5, McKinney Engine 8, Truck 3 and others on scene of a major accident with a vehicle in a creek bed at Custer Rd and Custer Trail. One patient with priority 1 (critical) injuries. Rescue from the creek bed is in progress.
Update – Extrication complete. Frisco Medic 5 ground transporting to MCP.
Fort Worth PD has closed NB 820 at Ramey Ave. Reported body in the roadway. Investigation ongoing. Reported motorcycle accident.
Fort Worth east side officers and fire investigators are on scene of a double fatality vehicle fire at 5736 Wilbarger Street. The Medical Examiner has been requested to the scene.
Arlington PD on scene of a violent situation near Park Springs and I20. Requesting EMS for a subject with a knife in his back. Circumstances are not confirmed at this time. Reports indicate several offenses have occurred in the area. Subject is now in custody on Fort Hunt Drive
4700 Meadow St. – Dallas Police and Fire-Rescue are on scene of a shooting and major accident at the listed location. Units have requested Air 1 for assistance in a search for suspects. Perimeter being established.
Joshua FD, CareFlite ground medic 904 have launched CareFlite air to the scene of a reported train vs pedestrian accident near N Main and Paula Drive. CareFlite 6 landing shortly.
Update – CareFlite 6 is about to land at JPS. Serious trauma injuries.
Fort Worth PD and FD are investigating a bomb threat at the criminal courts building in downtown, 200 W Belknap. Avoid this area.
Godley FD en route, CareFlite ground medic 907 on scene of a major accident at CR 911 and Strawberry Ridge Lane. Medic 907 is requesting a second ambulance and one helicopter. Law enforcement also on scene.
Battalion 1, Truck 14, Engine 4 on scene with fire showing from a house in the 3000 block of Lomita St. Engine 17, Engine 22, Engine 3, Safety 1, Utility 6, and investigators all assigned to this fire.
Aledo FD, Willow Park FD, Lifecare EMS and DPS are working a major accident with entrapment in the 2600 block of Old Annetta Road. Extrication has just been completed. Lifecare is ground transporting to JPS, level 1 trauma injuries (reported amputation). Air medical not available due to weather.
Itasca FD working a two vehicle MVA on SH81, 3 miles north of Itasca. It’s reported that an 18 wheeler and a passenger van involved, and the truck has also struck the side of a train.
UPDATE: We’re hearing that the 18 wheeler and passenger vehicle were involved in a head-on collison. The 18 wheeler then veered off of the highway onto the railroad tracks, which run parallel to the highway. The truck was then struck by a train. Two patients being transported by CareFlite ground ambulance.
Fort Worth FD and PD are on scene of very high water over the roadway on Hulen Street near I30. Also reports of high water at Hulen St and Camp Bowie as well as the 2000 block of Chestnut Ave. Turn around – don’t drown.
Navarro County sheriffs are on scene of a swift water rescue on FM 2452 north of 709, south of Corsicana. A vehicle has been submerged by water. Reports of two people in need of rescue clinging to an object.
Update – Two rescued.
3225 Turtle Creek Blvd- Engine 11 is on scene of an investigation stating they have a large parking garage with multiple levels collapsed. Engine 11 requesting USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) as well as USAR Canine Search and Rescue to this location.
UPDATE: Rehab unit has now been assigned. USAR Canine is headed to the scene.
2 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth) Multiple FWFD units are working a large house fire in the 900 block of Hillcrest Street. Fire in the attic.
Battalion 2, Truck 2 and Engine 12 are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 200 block of McGee Drive. Engine 15, Engine 16, Quint 12, and Safety 1 all assigned to the fire.
Update – fatality fire.
Engine 19, Rescue 19 and Dallas PD are on scene of a fatality accident in the 3100 block of S. Haskell Ave near the Oak Farms Dairy. Engine 19 reports one signal 27 (deceased) at the scene.
Cleburne FD, PD and CareFlite ground are on scene of a crash involving a school bus on Country Club Road near Prairie Ave. Cleburne PD advising Country Club is shut down between Walnut St and Forrest Ave. No major injuries have been reported.
Update – From a Twitter follower: My son called me to say his bus was in a wreck. JV Football team from Grandview. Everyone is okay.
Update – Country Club is back open.
Azle FD, Silver Creek FD and law enforcement are working a major accident with entrapment at FM 730 and Hwy 199. Extrication has been completed. Reported two transports from the scene.
Oak Point FD Rescue 631 on scene of a 2 story home under construction near Cheyenne Drive, fire showing from the roof. Working fire. Aubrey and Little Elm FDs mutual aid.
Hudson Oaks FD is on scene of a major accident involving a DPS trooper in the 3500 block of Fort Wort Highway. Engine 36 on scene with two vehicles, major damage.
At approximately 4:18 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, The Colony Fire Department responded to a major residential structure fire in the 5100 block of Strickland Avenue. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the home. The home’s occupants had already evacuated. Crews began an interior fire attack. A second alarm was called at 4:47 a.m. as fire began coming out of the roof. The blaze was extinguished and under control by 5:06 a.m. Firefighters from Carrollton, Lewisville, and Little Elm fire departments provided mutual aid at the scene. Frisco Fire Department provided fill-in assistance at TCFD Station No. 3. One firefighter suffered minor burns. No other injuries were reported. The home suffered major damage, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. (The Colony Fire Department)
Prosper Chief 2, Engine 1, Frisco Quint 6, Medic 6, and law enforcement are on scene of a reported large truck rollover at Dallas Pkwy and 380. Reported to be southbound Dallas Parkway at westbound 380. Debris in the roadway. Reported recycling truck. Expect delays in this area.
Battalion 6, Quint 35 on scene of a large grass fire, requesting a full brush alarm off I35W near Golden Triangle Blvd. Engine 37, Engine 38, Engine 34, Engine 11, Brush 11, Brush 34, Brush 37, Quint 38, and Safety 1 all assigned. Smoke will be visible. Unknown size at this time. Haslet FD is also on scene. Saginaw FD and Blue Mound FD both requested.
The NWS Fort Worth has issued a Flash Flood WATCH for all of north Texas, including the DFW Metroplex, until Sunday. “A prolonged heavy rain event is expected late Thursday night through Saturday evening.” Heavy rain may fall at 2 inches per hour. Overall, areas should expect 2″ – 5″ with isolated amounts of 7″+ by the end of the day on Saturday. Please stay up to date on social media by ‘liking’ DFW Scanner on Facebook and following @dfwscanner on Twitter.
Battalion 3, Quint 9, and Engine 19 are on scene with a working fire at a house in the 4800 block of Mobile Drive. Engine 12, Engine 1, Engine 5, Engine 25, Safety 1, Utility 6, and investigators all assigned to this fire.
Hudson Oaks FD is on scene of a fully involved detached garage fire with grass fire near Russell Court and E Bankhead Hwy. Multiple structures threatened. Expect heavy smoke in the area.
Dallas Fire and Police have northbound I35E closed near Marsalis due to an overturned big rig on fire. Major delays. Unknown injuries at this time. HazMat units are responding to the scene.
Hillsboro FD is currently on scene of a large grassfire with several endangered structures at I35E @ FM 934. Mutual aid requested from Itasca, Bynum, and Mertens.
McKinney FD is on scene of a working structure fire on Tarvin Rd, requesting a full response from McKinney FD and units from Princeton, Lowry Crossing, Anna, and Melissa.
Benbrook FD is on scene of a structure fire off Timberline Drive. Heavy fire showing. Defensive fire operations at this time.
Fort Worth PD is investigating a bank robbery at the Chase Bank, 7367 N Beach St at Basswood Blvd.
Spring Creek FD Engine 344 was first on scene around 6:30am this morning with a fully involved mobile home fire in the 7200 block of Cheyenne Trail. Greenwood and Brock Dennis assisted with the fire. Parker County fire marshals are investigating the fire.
Battalion 1, Engine 1 will be landing CareFlite in downtown Waxahachie to airlift out a trauma injury from an industrial accident at 210 N. Jackson St. Landing zone for CareFlite 3 will be just north of the railroad tracks.
Update – Airlifting to Parkland.
Wildfire Update (Texas)
We wanted to provide some information on three major fires across the state of Texas.
1) Some updated information on the wildfire in Bastrop County – The Hidden Pines fire has consumed 4,582 acres at latest count. Some good news/bad news. Good news: the fire is now 70% contained. Bad news: 68 homes have been lost in the blaze, and around 100 more are in danger.
2) New fire – A new wildfire reported this morning has scorched 1,000 acres in Stephens County just southeast of Breckenridge. The fire is only 5% contained. Unfortunately, one home has been lost.
3) The third is a large wildfire burning just north of Huntsville in Walker County. The wildfire has burned 600 acres and is 80% contained. Two homes have been lost.
Anna FD, Collin County EMS on scene of an off road accident reportedly involving an ATV, launching air medical to the scene for one patient with CPR in progress.
Update – Air medical canceled due to weather.
Anna FD, Melissa FD, Collin County EMS and law enforcement on scene of a major accident Highway 5 between Anna and Melissa. Requesting launch of PHI Med 2. Melissa FD to handle the landing zone. Major delays in this area. Extrication is in progress.
CareFlite has lifted from the scene of a reported auto pedestrian accident involving a child in the 700 block of Wicker Hill. Reported as a vehicle backed over a small child. CareFlite is airlifting to Cook Children’s.
FWFD units are working a rollover accident with possible entrapment in the 7700 blk of I35W NB. Reports of possible reckless driver losing control.
Malone FD is currently working a grassfire on FM 308 at HCR 3303. It was also reported that there was a barn fully involved at the same location. Mutual aid responding from Bynum, Hubbard, Penelope, and Navarro Mills.
Engine 10 and MedStar are on scene of a reported train vs. semi truck accident near W Jessamine St and Jennings Ave. No major injuries reported. Expect delays in this area.
Two structure fires overnight in Haltom City meant a long morning for several firefighters. The first in the 5700 block of Colorado Court. The second [pictured below] in the 3200 block of Field Street. At the second fire, an occupant was rescued by a neighbor. HCFD arrived on the scene and begin attacking the fire, but encountered a flashover and pulled out of the structure. The rescued occupant was ground transported to Parkland with serious injuries. Mutual aid from Watauga, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, and Fort Worth FDs.
Engine 185 is on scene with heavy fire and smoke showing from a residential structure in the 400 block of Ada Street. Working fire. CareFlite ground ambulance requested to the scene for a reported smoke inhalation injury.
Truck 7, Engine 3 and other LFD units are on scene with fire showing from the roof of a house near Red Wing Drive and Live Oak Drive. Reported vacant house. 2nd alarm has been called.
Multiple fire departments are working a structure and grass fire in the 1400 block of Witt Road.
Quint 681, Engine 681 on scene with fire showing from the garage of a house on Rushing Creek Court. Mutual aid from Roanoke, Westlake, Keller, and Southlake.
Engine 2, Rescue 1 and MedStar are on scene of a reported head on collision with entrapment in front of the Dollar General on 917 just east of 35W. Requesting launch of two helicopters. Multiple patients.
Update – 3 critcal. Two airlifted, one to Cook and one to JPS
Quint 17, Engine 17, MedStar and FWPD are working a motorcycle accident on northbound I35W near the Berry St exit ramp. MedStar reports one patient with critical injuries.
Garrett VFD is on scene of a reported barn fire in the 2300 block of Crisp Road. Reported two structures on fire at this time. Heavy black smoke will be visible. Multiple departments are responding mutual aid.
Truck 37, Engine 37, Engine 55 on scene with heavy fire showing from an apartment complex in the 5800 block of Sandhurst Lane. Working fire declared. Battalion 3, Battalion 4, Engine 17, Truck 17, and Rescue 55 all assigned as well.
Fort Worth PD with assistance from FWPD Air-1 helicopter are investigating reports of gunshots heard in the area of the 3300 block of NW 27th Street just west of Meacham Airport.
Update – Air-1 has been cleared from the scene.
Joshua, Burleson, Briaroaks, Alvarado, Rendon, and Grandview FDs are all working a defensive structure fire on Woodbine Drive. Heavy smoke showing on arrival.
Fort Worth PD north side officers and MedStar are on scene of a fatal construction accident at a building under construction in the 6100 block of Old Decatur Road near Longhorn Road. Reported fall from multiple stories. MedStar confirms one deceased on the scene. CareFlite was on standby, but disregarded due to fatality.
McKinney FD is on scene of a reported aircraft down at McKinney National Airport. Reported overturned aircraft. No major injuries have been reported.
Truck 1, Battalion 1, Arlington EMS and APD on scene of a rollover accident with entrapment on southbound 360 near Arkansas Ln. Confirmed entrapment.
377 is shut down in both directions and will be for some time due to an ongoing gas leak near Tarrant Parkway. ATMOS has arrived on the scene. No evacuations at this time, but closure is expected to last 4-5 hours according to Keller PD.
5600 West Ledbetter Dr: Dallas Fire rescue is fighting a very large warehouse fire in deep oak cliff. Smoke can be scene from Loop 12 and IH30.
Pantego PD and Dalworthington Gardens PD are on scene of a reported accident involving a school bus near Roosevelt Drive and Bowen Road. Subject ran from the scene and hid in the backyard of a nearby house. Pantego PD has taken the suspect into custody. Arlington FD and EMS are responding to the accident.
Silver Creek FD is on scene of a 15~ acre grass fire moving very quickly in the 2700 block of Flat Rock Road. Structures threatened. A 2nd alarm response plus more has been requested.
Brock Dennis, Greenwood, and Millsap FDs are working a large grass fire in the area of Interstate 20 and Mini Ranch Drive west of Weatherford. Fire has doubled in size. Structures are in danger. Crews having difficulty accessing the fire.
Engine 54, Engine 51 are on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 6800 block of Ice House Road. A grass fire has also started. 2nd alarm has been requested to the scene.
Multiple departments are battling a large grass fire near Highway 276 and FM 751. Evacuations have been requested for homes on Creekview Estates. The Texas A&M Forest Service has been requested to assist. Unknown size at this time. (Information: Big Tex Fire Blog)
Multiple fire departments from Fannin and Lamar counties have been requested to assist with a large grass fire near FM 100 and SH 79 in the Riverby area. Command has requested assistance from the Texas A&M Forest Service. The fire has spread incredibly quick and is now reported at 1000 acres.
Rendon Engine 26, Rescue 26, Kennedale Engine 59 and Tarrant County sheriffs are on scene of a hazardous materials incident in the 1600 block of Ousley Road. Avoid this area.
The wildfire in Ellis County off Union Hill Road in Bristol is now 100% contained at 320 acres.
Large grass fire (Carrollton) Carrollton FD is working a large grass fire in the area of Parker Road and Plano Parkway near the Freddie Mac building. Expect visible smoke, heavy traffic and watch for emergency responders.
Navarro County sheriffs, Rice PD, and DPS troopers are in the process of closing all lanes of I45 near the 240 mile marker in Rice. Reports of a hazardous materials incident. More information shortly.
Update – Truck carrying zinc shavings is on fire, per Navarro County Emergency Management.
Saginaw FD is on scene of a working fire at Saginaw High School. Reports of a working fire inside the school. Evacuations in progress. Laying a line for interior fire attack.
Update – Fire knocked down inside the school. Reports of fire near the auditorium stage.
Multiple Ellis County fire departments are working a large grass fire off Union Hill Road near Bristol. Assistance has been requested from the Texas A&M Forest Service. Latest reports indicate at least 100 acres with little containment.
Haslet FD is on scene of a structure fire and grass fire in the 13000 block of Highway 287 near Family Drive. Newark, Saginaw, Blue Mound, Rhome, and Eagle Mountain have all been requested to the fire scene. Heavy black smoke showing on arrival. Fire is threatening a fireworks stand. Avoid this area.
Update – The fireworks stand has caught fire. Fireworks are exploding at the scene.
Update – This is a 3 alarm fire response.
Irving FD is working a structure fire at a commercial building in the 300 block of John Carpenter Fwy (114). Reported electrical fire in the basement.
Engine 173 is on scene of a structure fire at a mobile home park in the 2100 block of S Burleson Blvd (I35W feeder). One mobile home fully involved, at least two exposures threatening to catch. Working fire. Burleson, Briaroaks, Alvarado, Crowley, and Rendon FDs all assigned to this fire.
Multiple Fort Worth FD companies are working a structure fire in the 6700 block of Beaty Street. Quint 24, Engine 24, Engine 20, Engine 7, Engine 3, Truck 14, Battalion 4, Safety 1 all on scene. Squad 2, EMS 99 and MedStar are all responding to assist. Reported detached garage on fire.
Update – Firefighter with minor burn injuries is being ground transported from the fire scene.
Northbound and southbound I35E will be closed for “a while” due to a major accident with vehicle fire near Corinth Parkway. Substantial delays and growing. Lake Cities FD is advising the highway will be closed for a while due to hazardous materials. Seek an alternate route!
Update – FD reports oil all over the roadway. Crews are working to get cars turned around and off the interstate.
Update – Denton FD is responding for mutual aid with their hazardous materials unit.
Quint 4, Engine 2 are on scene of a large gas main struck by construction crews along Lebanon Road near Todd Drive. All lanes of Lebanon Road will be closed. Frisco PD is on scene to assist with traffic control. A full one alarm hazardous materials response has been requested. Avoid this area.
Update – Leak has been stopped.
Farmersville FD, Collin County EMS and law enforcement are working a major accident in the 1100 block of Willow Lane near FM 2194. Reported vehicle off the roadway. PHI Med 2 has been launched to the location for a patient with multiple traumatic injuries.
Justin Fire has launched CareFlite to the scene of a reported motorcycle accident with fatality on scene at FM 156 near 5th Street. Single fatality on the scene. CareFlite 2 is inbound to the scene for a 2nd patient. This accident will be in front of the donut shop. Landing zone will be at the First Baptist church.
Brush 276 on scene of a 5 acre grass fire with heavy fuel in Goatneck Community on CR 1117. Additional brush trucks and tankers responding from Rio Vista and Cleburne.
Update – This fire has grown to 50 acres, plus a few structures threatened. Fire advancing in heavy fuels.
Multiple Dallas Fire crews are on scene of a small plane that has had an accident at Dallas Love Field. An Alert 3 has been dispatched, meaning an aircraft has been involved in an confirmed accident. Unknown injuries at this time.
Law enforcement is investigating a major accident in the 1600 block of CR 596 in Josephine. Josephine, Farmersville, Nevada FDs along with EMS units from Collin County EMS and Rockwall County EMS, plus a total of four medical helicopters have all responded to this scene.