Burn Victim (Krum) 17200 FM 1173 – M581 on scene with a patient with burns to the chest from gasoline requesting air medical launch to the scene. A3
Azle FD is on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 7100 block of Willow Creek Road. Heavy smoke was seen while responding. Lake Worth, Eagle Mountain and others on scene.
CareFlite and Air Evac have both landed at the scene of an incident with at least two burn victims in the 800 block of CR 4333. Two medical helicopters have landed at the scene.
*Delayed for officer safety* Dallas PD and SWAT officers have ended a police situation at a business near Frankford & Midway in north Dallas. Officers were called to a robbery this morning with a suspect possibly still on scene. The business was surrounded and SWAT was called in. After a thorough search of the business and the surrounding businesses, Dallas PD did not locate a suspect inside the store. The suspect remains at large. *DFW Scanner delays SWAT incidents and other sensitive police situations until after they have been resolved.*
Engine 57 on scene with fire showing from an apartment building in the 10000 block of Royal Lane, requesting 2 alarms.
Haltom City FD, PD, and MedStar are on scene of an accident with entrapment at Coventry Park Drive and Denton Hwy (377). Reported at least two vehicles involved and one person trapped. Extrication is in progress.
Update – Extrication complete. One patient with serious injuries.
Hill County sheriffs were pursuing a truck when it wrecked out off CR 1106 near CR 1223 in Rio Vista (Johnson County). Suspect fled on foot. Officers are checking on the availability of K-9 and a DPS helicopter to assist with the search.
Update – White male possibly wearing a hoodie is the best description the officer could see. DPS chopper en route.
Update – Suspect located and is in custody. Great job to HCSO and all assisting agencies.
Hot Pursuit (Dallas County) Farmers Branch PD is in pursuit of a vehicle eastbound Hwy 80 approaching East Fork Road in Sunnyvale.
CareFlite ground medic 905 on scene requesting CareFlite air to the scene of a major accident with entrapment in the 6000 block of Conveyor Drive. Reported vehicle vs tractor trailer. 2nd ambulance responding.
Update – Two airlifted. One to Harris, one to Cook Children’s.
Plano Fire/EMS, Frisco Fire/EMS and multiple law enforcement are working a fatality accident on northbound Sam Rayborn/121 exit to Parkwood. Reported vehicle vs pillar.
Engine 22 on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a one story house in the 3700 block of Pate Drive. Working fire. Battalion 4, Truck 14, Engine 14, Engine 4, Engine 3, Quint 24, EMS 99, Safety 1, Utility 6, and others assigned to the fire.
Fort Worth PD north side officers are investigating a shooting in the 2500 block of Grover Ave. MedStar has ground transported a gunshot victim to Harris, reported gunshot wound to the leg. Serious injuries.
Pelican Bay Battalion Chief 49 on scene with smoke showing from a residential structure at Pat Court and Pelican Oval W.
Benbrook FD and PD are on scene of a house fire in the 6500 block of Lago Vista Drive. Fire thru the roof of a house. Fort Worth FD is also on scene. Avoid this area.
Lewisville FD has launched PHI air medical to the scene of an accident with entrapment on southbound I35E just before Valley Ridge. Landing zone for the helicopter will be near the accident scene.
Update – Extended extrication complete. PHI Med 10 has landed at Lewisville High. Lewisville EMS about to transport from accident to landing zone.
Update – PHI Med 10 airlifting to Medical Center of Plano.
Battalion 5, Quint 26, Engine 26 on scene with fire and smoke showing from a house in the 6900 block of Trial Lake Drive. Engine 36, Engine 39, Engine 29, Safety 1, Utility 6, and others are also working the fire.
Dallas Fire Rescue is on scene of a possible fire in the medical district at 6000 Harry Hines Blvd. Reported as an oven on fire in a laboratory. Smoke on one of the floors. Expect heavy fire rescue response.
Battalion 1 is on scene with a lot of fire showing from an unknown type structure in the 3700 block of Vilbig Road.
Battalion 2, Engine 12 on scene of a reported house struck by lightning in the 3500 block of Canoncita Lane. Investigating reports of smoke inside the house. Reported hole in the roof.
Information will be updated throughout the day as more information becomes available.
Affected areas: far north portions of Ellis County and far south portions of Dallas county. Cities of Glenn Heights, Ovilla, and Waxahachie all report damage.
Damage: 101 structures damaged, 50% destroyed or major damage. 17 square miles damaged.
Injuries: A few injuries
Volunteers: Non-profits, churches and organizations wanting to assist tornado victims should contact Red Cross.
Affected areas: eastern Dallas County. Cities of Sunnyvale, Garland, and Rowlett.
Damage: Widespread. Hundreds of structures damaged or completely destroyed.
Shelter: Gale Fields Recreation Center in Garland, Steadham Elementary at 6200 Dandridge in Rowlett.
Volunteers: Need for volunteers is still being assessed.
Affected areas: east and northeast Collin County. Cities of Farmersville, Nevada, and Copeville.
Damage: Structures damaged or completely destroyed (no word on count yet)
Shelter: First Baptist Church in Farmersville
Fort Worth PD is investigating a double fatal shooting in the 1900 block of Mitchell Blvd. Two deceased on scene.
SEE DFW SCANNER SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SEVERE STORM COVERAGE.
Dallas PD is investigating a shooting near Easter Ave and Almeda Dr. At least two suspects fled in a vehicle. The crime scene has been located near the given intersection. DFR is on scene.
The NWS Fort Worth has issued a Tornado WATCH for all of north Texas — including the DFW Metroplex — until 8pm tonight. The environment is favorable for supercell thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes. Remain alert and have a way to receive weather alerts!
Aledo Engine 34 and Support 34 worked a major accident with ejection on Bankhead highway at FM 1187. Serious injuries. Patient has been ground transported code 3 (lights/siren) by LifeCare Medic 31.
Engine 26, Battalion 1 on scene with smoke showing from an apartment building in the 700 block of N Plymouth Road. Working fire.
Engine 34 has launched CareFlite 8 to the scene of a trauma injury in the 14000 block of Tanglebrush Trail. Reported as a significant hand injury from a firework explosion. Engine 41 has the landing zone. MedStar on scene providing patient care.
Cleburne FD, PD and DPS are on scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle at Hwy 67 and Woodard Ave. Fatality. Northbound Hwy 67 will be shutdown for an extended time while police investigate the crash.
Garland FD is battling a house fire on Clear Point Drive. Defensive fire at this time. Fire thru the roof.
Parker County ESD #1, Engine 54, Engine 34 and White Settlement Engine 218 worked a major accident with entrapment and vehicle fire on White Settlement Road at Cattlebarron. Roadway was closed but is now reopened. Patient went by ground via Lifecare EMS code 3 (lights/siren).
Engine 35 is on scene of a large water main break at Marsh Lane and Clover Lane, requesting DPD to the scene for flooding in the roadway.
Truck 225, Engine 223, Medic 223, Battalion 22 are all working a motorcycle vs car accident in the 5600 block of Rufe Snow. Serious injuries. Careflite 8 on the ground.
Battalion 1, Truck 1, Engine 1, EMS supervisor 802, Arlington EMS and APD are on scene of a reported train vs pedestrian along the railroad tracks at Bowen Road between Abram and Division. A victim has been located, not conscious but has a pulse. EMS requesting stokes basket to rescue the victim.
Update – Helicopter was launched to the scene but disregarded due to traumatic arrest. CPR in progress. Ground transported to JPS.
Alvarado PD was in high speed pursuit of a motorcycle, but the pursuit has been terminated on I20 in Arlington for safety reasons. Reported as at least motorcycle traveling at 100+ mph. DPS troopers in Grandview were trying to nab a group of motorcyclists on I35 and that’s when Alvarado Police caught up with the group. Sounds like two motorcycles exited the freeway and APD chased one into Arlington, but terminated.
Battalion 2, Engine 15 on scene with smoke showing from a 1 story house in the 1100 block of Deer Valley. Engine 15 advising working fire in the kitchen.
*Delayed for officer safety* Hurst PD has taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded person incident near Park Forest Drive and Parkview Drive. Gas was deployed creating a ‘bang’ noise that you may have heard.
Dallas PD has just nabbed multiple suspects involved in a possible burglary of a house in the 1500 block of Mapleton Drive in northeast Dallas. Great job DPD!
Brock Dennis FD, Millsap FD, Greenwood FD and LifeCare EMS are on scene of a working commercial structure fire in the 2700 block of FM 1189. Heavy smoke and fire showing. Working fire.
Multiple departments are working a structure fire in the 200 block of Briar Oaks Lane. Engine 51 on scene with a working fire at a shop, fire throughout. Fire knocked down. La Junta, Springtown, Azle, and Reno FDs all working the fire.
Quint 35, Engine 37, FWPD north side officers and multiple MedStar units are working a major accident with reported ejection on southbound I35W near Heritage Trace Pkwy. The freeway has been closed. MedStar advising two fatalities on scene. Expect prolonged closure.
Grandview FD & Careflite Ground have launched air medical to a motorcycle accident on FM 916 @ CR 409A. Helicopter will be Careflite 7 out of Whitney. A11
Benbrook PD and FD are working a train vs pedestrian accident in the 7000 blk of W Vickery Blvd. Sounds to be a fatality.
AFD and AMR with assistance from Medstar and the AMBUS are working a fatality bus accident on I30 at Center St. Reported up to 16 patients. Highway shut down. Avoid the area.
Cleburne officers have taken a subject into custody from a near 30 minute vehicle pursuit through the streets of Cleburne. The pursuit started off Wilhite Street near downtown when one officer noticed a vehicle was fleeing from him. Cleburne’s finest chased the suspect throughout the city and the pursuit came to an end at around 12:45am in the 700 block of Barber Ave.
Dallas PD is investigating a shooting in the 9500 block of Forest Lane, reported to be at the Budget Suites of America. A Dallas officer arrived on the scene very shortly after being notified of the incident and requested Dallas Fire Rescue for a victim. The scene has been closed off for investigation.
Fort Worth PD is investigating a shooting in the 6700 block of Friendsway Drive. There was a report of shots heard in the area of I35W and Western Center just before 10pm tonight, which prompted a search of the area. Fort Worth PD’s Air-1 helicopter flew over the area for about 15 minutes. About an hour later, FWPD, FWFD and MedStar were called to a possible gunshot wound victim in the 6700 block of Friendsway Drive, not too far from I35W and Western Center. It is not immediately known if these two incidents are related. There is a heavy FWPD presence in the neighborhood. MedStar has ground transported the shooting victim to JPS with serious injuries.
*UPDATE* Fort Worth PD is advising this is an officer involved shooting.
Dallas Fire Rescue and Police are working a major accident with entrapment at W Ledbetter Drive and Polk Street. No other details known at this time.
Roanoke FD and PD are on scene of a major accident eastbound 114 at 170. Multiple vehicles involved. Major damage. CareFlite was on standby, but has been disregarded. Roanoke PD advising traffic is bad in this area. Avoid!
Occurred around 5:15am – Peaster Fire, LifeCare Medic 13, EMS 10, PCSO, DPS, and Air Evac 55 all responded to a rollover accident with entrapment involving a large commercial truck in the 7000 block of FM 920. CPR was successfully administered by crews on scene. Air Evac 55 airlifted to JPS. It is not yet confirmed if the result was a fatality accident.
Hurst FD and PD worked/working an overturned tanker truck with explosion on southbound 820 at Highway 10. Freeway closed. Avoid the area.
Hurst Fire/EMS and PD are working a fatal auto pedestrian accident in the 1500 block of W Pipeline Road near 820. Quint 202 advising one deceased on the scene, requesting the Medical Examiner. Avoid this area.
Saginaw FD along with mutual aid from Haslet, Blue Mound, Eagle Mountain, and Lake Worth FDs are all working a 2 alarm house fire in the 500 block of Willowview Drive. Fire thru the roof of a residential structure.
Richardson FD is working a house fire on Cliffside Drive.
All NB & SB lanes of Highway 121 are closed at Hall Johnson Road due to utility line repair over the highway.
Earthquake Update – The USGS confirms a preliminary 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Haslet at 4:29pm.
Battalion 2, Engine 5 and other GPFD units are working a house fire in the 4300 block of Hemingway Drive. Heavy fire showing from a 2 story house. Avoid this area.
Battalion 2, Quint 4, HazMat, Frisco PD and ATMOS are on scene of a gas leak in a residential area, 5000 block of Normandy Drive near Touraine Drive. There are a handful of evacuations in this area due to the leak.
Update – The City of Frisco has issued a new ‘stop work order’ to all contractors affiliated with AT&T fiber installation following today’s second gas line break related to the project.
Briaroaks FD, CareFlite ground EMS and law enforcement are working a major accident with entrapment in the 3200 block of FM 731 north of 917. Reported patient partially ejected through the windshield. CF Medic 904 reporting extended extrication required. Medical helicopter has been launched to the scene.
Update – Extrication complete. CareFlite 6 landing shortly.
Multiple FDs have been working a structure fire in the 5900 block of Silver Creek Azle Road near Confederate Park Road. Fire thru the roof. Working incident since about 6am this morning.
Coppell Fire and Police are working a bomb threat at a business in the 800 block of W Bethel Road. DFW Airport’s Bomb Squad team has been requested to the scene. The building has been evacuated.
Update – Device was not found to be hazardous. Threat cleared.
Hurst Fire/ EMS and Police are working a motorcycle accident on Harwood Road near Campus Drive. Medic 211 is ground transporting to JPS code 3 (lights/siren) with CPR in progress. Hurst PD has requested the accident investigation team.
CareFlite 8 has lifted from a major accident scene on Hwy 67 between Glen Rose and Cleburne. Reported as a possible pedestrian struck by an 18 wheeler on Hwy 67 near CR 308 in the Nemo area. CareFlite 8 is airlifting to Harris Ft Worth.
Major Accident (Fort Worth) – FWFD units including Dive 7 are on scene of a van found in the creek in the 2500 blk of Greenbelt Rd. Unknown if any occupants. Avoid the area.
Truck 24 has been struck on southbound I45 near Overton while working a vehicle fire. No reported injuries. Watch for emergency responders!!
Eastbound I20 has been closed at Hampton Road due to a major accident. All traffic must exit.
Alvarado Fire, CareFlite ground medic 903 and law enforcement are all working a major accident with entrapment at N Cummings Drive and Country Manor. Reported as a vehicle vs tree with entrapment. Alvarado FD advising heavy damage.
Update – Extrication complete. Ground transport to JPS.
Grandview FD, CareFlite ground and law enforcement are working a rollover accident with ejection near CR 401 and CR 304A. CareFlite air launched.
Fort Worth units are working an alert 2 at Alliance airport. Medstar responding. Reported Cessna Centurion with front landing gear trouble. Plane has not landed yet.
E32,E23 on scene in the 12800 blk of WB West Freeway with an overturned vehicle. Medstar transported to JPS with 2 firefighters on board. Freeway was closed, unsure if reopened yet.
Rio Vista FD and law enforcement are working a fatality accident on Hwy 174 at Old Foamy Road. All lanes closed. Reported 18 wheeler vs a vehicle. While working the accident scene, a Rio Vista fire truck was struck. No firefighters injured at the scene. Investigation is ongoing.
Keller Police are investigating a fatality accident on Keller Parkway (1709) near Cindy Street. Auto pedestrian. Avoid this area.
Quint 8, Arlington EMS, APD and others are working a fatality accident with entrapment off Randy Snow Road north of Lamar Blvd. Command advising a single fatality at the scene. Extrication in progress.
Update – This is now a double fatality accident. The second fatality was transported from the scene, but died at the hospital. Vehicle traveling at high speeds crashed off the roadway. Investigation ongoing.
Keene Engine 78, Medic 78, Cleburne Engine 185, Medic 285, CareFlite ground medics 906 and 907 and law enforcement are all working a major accident with entrapment on Hwy 67 and Old Betsy Road. Multiple people injured. Roadway is closed. Avoid this area.
Engine 1 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a business in the 1300 block of NW John Jones Drive. Working fire.
Northbound I35W is still closed near 114 in north Fort Worth due to an earlier rollover accident with fatality. Significant delays still exist on the northbound side. Avoid this area!
NRH FD has been battling a house fire in the area of Crestview Drive and Storybrooke Drive.
Squad 2, MedStar and FWPD are working a motorcycle accident, CPR in progress in the 1200 block of E Weatherford St. Critical injuries to one rider.
Engine 54, Engine 51, LifeCare Medic 22, EMS 10, Azle FD, PD and law enforcement are all working a reported head-on collision with entrapment at S FM 730 and Greg Street. Very major damage reported. Extensive extrication is in progress at this time.
Update – Confirmed fatality accident.
Grass/Brush Fire (Ponder) 9000 Blk FM2449 – Ponder FD on scene of a 5-10 acre grass fire moving quickly. Difficult access due to soft ground. One brush truck already stuck in mud and structures threatened. Justin FD enroute mutual aid. A3
Weatherford FD is working a large gas leak in the 200 block of S Elm Street near downtown. Weatherford FD, PD, and LifeCare EMS are all on scene. There are evacuations in the immediate area. Its best to avoid this area.
Engine 37 and MedStar are working a burn victim in the 10300 block of Barbuda Trail. CareFlite has been launched to the scene with instructions to rendezvous with MedStar at THR Alliance helipad. Reported serious burns to victim’s face as a result of a rubbish fire.
Engine 3, Medic 6 and others on scene of a rollover accident with entrapment at Frisco St and Sports Village Dr. At least two vehicles involved, one on its top. One person trapped with serious injuries. Battalion 2 has command, Rescue 1 and Truck 3 have extrication in progress.
Arlington FD, EMS and PD are working a major accident with two people trapped on E Randol Mill Rd in front of the Rangers ballpark and Cowboys stadium. Avoid this area.
Engine 31, MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident with entrapment and multiple injured in the 7000 block of Sunnybank Drive. FWFD reports two trapped. Quint 9 responding for assistance. MedStar reports two patients with critical injuries.
Dallas county sheriffs are looking for a suspect who reportedly fired shots in the 800 block of Lawson Road. Dallas PD’s Air-1 helicopter searched the area, but no suspect has been located.
Engine 26, Medic 226 on scene of a major accident, reported head-on collision with serious injuries at Rendon New Hope Road and Hopper Road. Medic 226 advising multiple patients with serious injuries. Ambulances requested from Mansfield and Everman to assist with multiple patients. CareFlite was on standby, but has been disregarded.
Farmers Branch FD is working a house fire in the 13400 block of Janwood Drive. Heavy fire thru the roof. Interior crews report heavy fire in the attic. Expect heavy black smoke to be visible.
Update – Defensive fire operations at this time. Ordering firefighters out of the house due to heavy fire involvement.
Earlier this morning, Dallas County Fire Rescue, Wilmer FD, Combine FD, CareFlite ground EMS and law enforcement all responded to a major accident at Malloy Bridge Road and Malloy Bridge Circle. Reported as a person ejected from one of the vehicles involved. CareFlite airlifted one to Baylor Dallas. A Dallas county sheriffs deputy was also involved in the crash, but did not sustain major injuries.
Information from the Waxahachie Daily-Light: TRAFFIC ALERT: First responders are working a major accident near the Valero gas station at U.S. 77 and U.S. 287. At least two people are being transported to area hospitals, with one of them being flown by helicopter to DFW. Avoid the area because part of U.S. 77 is shut down.
Grapevine FD/EMS and GPD are working a motorcycle crash on westbound 114 near William D Tate. At least one motorcycle involved. Serious injuries reported.
Truck 3, Engine 3, Medic 6 and DPS troopers are working a major accident on northbound Dallas N Tollway near Eldorado Pkwy. Reported multiple vehicles involved with major damage. Only one lane open. Fortunately no major injuries have been reported.
PIC – Euless FD, Grapevine FD, Bedford FD, DFW Airport FD, Haltom City FD and more all responded to a multi-alarm apartment fire this morning in the 200 block of Bear Creek Drive in Euless. Firefighters rescued four people and several pets from the burning apartment. (Picture: Euless Fire Department)
Engine 38, Rescue 38 on scene of a reported explosion at a house in the 2500 block of Evelyn Street. Rescue 38 on scene for a burn victim. Engine 38 reports fire showing from the house and it does appear to be an explosion.
Grandview FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and law enforcement are working a major accident with entrapment on southbound I35W at the US-81 exit for Grandview. Extrication is in progress. Second ambulance requested to the scene along with a medical helicopter.
Update – CareFlite 7 has airlifted to JPS.
Battalion 56, Quint 5, Medic 5, and Engine 1 are working a traumatic injury involving amputation at a location off FM 2499 near the Grapevine and Flower Mound city limit. CareFlite has been launched to the scene.
Update – CareFlite airlifting to Baylor Dallas.
The USGS confirms a preliminary 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck just before 1am near I35E and Northwest Hwy. There was another earthquake, a 2.8, prior to this one on 3:35pm yesterday.
The USGS confirms a preliminary 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck at 3:35pm off 114 near Vince Gagan Drive in Irving. This is down the road from the “normal” spot for the quakes in Irving by the old Texas Stadium.
Statement from Fort Worth ISD regarding Arlington Heights High School lockdown: “Arlington Heights High School is in lockdown because a student is believed to have fired one shot from a gun while OFF CAMPUS at a nearby fast food restaurant. NOTHING HAPPENED ON THE ARLINGTON HEIGHTS CAMPUS. NO ONE WAS INJURED AT ALL. Students are in lockdown while campus leaders make sure everything is under control. More information will be released as it becomes available.”