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

Accident w/ Entrapment (Cleburne)

Battalion 1, Chief 3, Engine 2, Engine 3, Cleburne EMS, multiple CareFlite ground ambulances and law enforcement are working a major accident involving at least one semi truck and a vehicle at Hwy 67 and CR 1116. Possible head-on collision with reported entrapment. CareFlite air medical has been launched to the scene.

Update – Command requested a 2nd medical helicopter. Four ambulances are working this scene. Avoid 67 just south of Cleburne.

Update – Third helicopter requested.

Final update – All three CareFlite helicopters are off the scene. 2 airlifted to JPS and 1 to Harris. Head-on crash. Extended extrication.

Gas Fed Fire (Ft Worth)

About 4:15pm this evening Fort Worth FD was dispatched to a fire in the 1700 block of Eastchase Parkway just south of I30. Engine 7 was first on scene with a fire from a gas leak. MedStar responded for one person (civilian) with minor injuries. Responding FWFD units: Battalion 2, Battalion 4, Quint 24, Truck 14, Engine 7, Engine 27, Engine 14, Engine 4, Safety 1, EMS 99, Utility 6, Fort Worth PD and MedStar

Burn Victims (McKinney)

McKinney FD is landing two medical helicopters in the area of the 700 block of N Church St for at least two burn victims. PHI has landed at the scene and CareFlite is inbound as the second helicopter. Avoid this area.

Update – CareFlite and PHI both airlifted to Parkland.

Motorcycle Accident (Southlake)

Southlake FD/EMS and PD are working a motorcycle accident on westbound 114 near White Chapel, reporting CPR is in progress on one patient. CareFlite unable to fly due to CPR in progress. Avoid this area and expect some delays if you are traveling through.

Motorcycle Accident (Forney)

Forney FD, CareFlite ground EMS have launched CareFlite air to the scene of a reported motorcycle accident on 740 just south of I20 near the curve. CareFlite has been launched from Dallas.

Update – CareFlite was canceled. Fatality on scene.

Assist Officer (Saginaw)

Multiple law enforcement officers are on scene of an assist officer call at Old Decatur Rd and Meadowdale. Reports of at least two injured. MedStar ground transporting a suspect to local hospital with serious injuries. AVOID this area.

**Update** Two officers injured, but suffered non life threatening injuries. Suspect is dead.

Missing Person (Murphy)

Murphy PD, Richardson PD, and K-9 are searching for a missing person in the area of McMillen High School. There is an ongoing search with K-9 in the wooded area behind McMillen High School near the Murphy cemetery and Central Park. The child is described as an Asian female 17 years old 5 feet 3 inches, thin build and has a mole on the right side of her cheek. She was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt black leggings and black nike shoes. She was last seen in the area of Kimbrough Stadium. If located please contact the Murphy Police Department at 972-468-4236 or dial 9-1-1 immediately.

Update – Sounds like the search has ended. More details to be released soon. Please continue to avoid this area.

Hot Pursuit (Lake Worth)

Law enforcement was pursuing a motorcycle on 199. One suspect in custody at Charbonneau Rd and Merrett Rd.

Updated info – Pelican Bay PD was first to initiate a traffic stop at FM 730 / Sandy Beach. The motorcycle took off. The pursuit went into Lake Worth and ended at the given location with suspect in custody.

Structure Fire (Krum)

Krum FD is on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the area of Stice Road and N Branch. Reports of a propane tank on fire also. CareFlite has been launched to the scene for a burn victim. Defensive fire operations at this time. Avoid this area. Denton, Sanger, Ponder, and Slidell all mutual aid.

Update – CareFlite off the ground headed to Parkland.

Bus Accident (Dallas)

Engine 4, Truck 4, Rescue 4 and police all working a DART bus accident vs bridge along eastbound I30 just past I45. DART bus vs bridge support with major damage to the bus. Unknown injuries at this time. Battalion chief added for reported structural damage to bridge.

Update – One fatality.

Motorcycle Accident (McKinney)

McKinney units are working a major accident involving a motorcycle on westbound US 380 near FM 1827. All westbound 380 lanes closed. Major delays on both sides of the roadway. Motorcycle rider in the roadway on arrival. Ground transported to a nearby hospital.

Burn Victim (Ft Worth)

Engine 17 and MedStar have launched CareFlite to the scene of a burn victim in the 3300 block of Bonaventure Blvd. Reported burns to a small child. Engine 28 will be landing the helicopter. CareFlite 6 has been launched from Fort Worth. Avoid this area.

Update – CareFlite off the scene, headed to Parkland. Burns to a small child.

Grass Fire (Crowley)

Crowley FD is battling a large grass fire in the area of Horn Street and FM 1187. Requesting a full brush alarm. Fort Worth FD, Burleson FD, Benbrook FD and possibly other departments are sending mutual aid brush trucks. Smoke is visible. Avoid this area.

Fatality Accident (Grand Prairie)

Grand Prairie Police are investigating a fatality accident on westbound I20 exit to Great Southwest Parkway. Motorcyclist deceased at the scene. Reports indicate the motorcycle was traveling at high speeds when it hit a vehicle on the exit ramp. Heavy delays present on westbound I20 as a result of this accident.

Shooting (Ft Worth)

Multiple FWPD south side officers are investigating a shooting in the 7600 block of Patsy Circle. MedStar is ground transporting a gunshot wound victim to JPS, major injuries. Reported gunshot to the chest. Avoid this area.

Barricaded Person (Arlington)

*Delayed for officer safety* Arlington PD has quickly apprehended a suspect from a reported domestic dispute and subsequent barricaded person incident in the 2300 block of Sunset Lane off Bowen Road. APD responded to reports of a domestic situation at the given location. A suspect on scene was reportedly armed. Additional units responded along with K-9. DWG PD assisted with the perimeter. After a brief standoff, the suspect is in custody.

Bus Accident (Ft Worth)

Battalion 2, Engine 2, Truck 2, Squad 2, Engine 6, MedStar and FWPD are working a bus accident near Foch St and Lancaster Ave. Several people injured, but none serious. MedStar advising several people may need transport. Three ambulances and a supervisor on scene. City bus reportedly struck a bridge. Avoid this area.

Apartment Fire (Ft Worth)

E20 and other FWFD units on scene in the 5500 blk of Boca Raton Blvd with heavy smoke showing. Pulling a 2 inch. E5 laying a supply line. Truck 14, Truck 1, Battalion 1, Battalion 4, Engine 2, Engine 14, Quint 24, Safety 1, EMS 99, and Utility 6 all working this fire.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco)

Battalion 2, Truck 4, Engine 4, Medic 6 and others on scene of a major accident with entrapment on northbound Dallas Parkway at Cotton Gin Road. Rescue 1 on scene to assist with extrication. One person trapped. Large truck vs. vehicle. Avoid this area.

Update – Extrication complete.

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth)

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 23, Quint 23, Squad 2 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident with entrapment on North Bound West Loop 820 to East Bound Interstate 30. Quint 23 advising extrication in progress. A2

Update – CareFlite was launched, but canceled. MedStar ground transporting one patient to JPS, serious injuries. Firefighters on board to assist with patient care.

Standoff End (Johnson County)

Johnson County sheriffs deputies have ended a multiple hour standoff in the 4000 block of Vista Ridge Lane near Lillian. The suspect has been shot and is deceased on scene. Expect heavy police presence throughout the evening as the investigation takes place. Avoid this area.

Rollover w/Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Accident w/ Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 2, Squad 2, Battalion 2 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a rollover accident with entrapment at the intersection of W 6th Street and Lamar Street. Battalion 2 advising of one pick up on it’s side with extrication in progress. A2

Accident w/Extrication (Ft Worth)

Accident w/ Extrication (Ft Worth) Engine 31, Quint 9, Rescue 38 along with MedStar and FWPD are working a major accident involving a vehicle reported under a 18 wheeler on south bound north loop 820 at the merge with south bound Highway 287. Extrication in progress on one person trapped inside the vehicle. A2

Rollover w/ Ejection (Ellis County)

This morning around 5:30am, Garrett VFD, Ennis FD, Ellis County sheriffs, DPS troopers, AMR/Ellis County EMS, and CareFlite air all responded to a rollover accident with partial ejection and entrapment in the 6600 block of FM 879. Patient was pinned underneath a vehicle requiring extended extrication. Reports indicate the accident occurred sometime overnight, but was found early this morning. CareFlite airlifted one to Methodist Dallas.

Shooting (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD west side officers are on scene of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 8200 block of Calmont Ave. Reports of several gunshots heard. MedStar is advising one patient has serious injuries.

Update – MedStar ground transporting one patient to JPS, serious injuries. Firefighters on board to assist with patient care

Major Accident (Frisco/Plano)

Multiple Frisco and Plano Fire/EMS units and DPS troopers are on scene of a major accident on Sam Rayburn Tollroad/121 between Preston Rd. and the Dallas N. Tollway. Reported as at least one vehicle and semi truck involved. Vehicles on both sides of the roadway. Command has requested HazMat response. One patient with serious injuries. Lanes blocked on both sides of the roadway. Avoid this area.

Gunshot Wound (Wise Co, Alvord)

Alvord Fire and Wise County EMS have launched PHI Med 10 to the scene of a reported gunshot wound victim off School Oaks Road. Reported as an accidental shooting to the leg. Wise County EMS Rescue 1 and Medic 1 advising this will be a go-flight for air medical. PHI Med 10 has launched to the scene and will have blood on board for the patient.

Update – PHI Med 10 off the ground, headed for JPS.

Pursuit End (Alvarado)

Burleson PD and Alvarado PD have ended a police pursuit near the QT at I35W and US-67. Burleson PD was chasing a vehicle southbound I35W. Alvarado PD spiked the vehicle and the pursuit has ended with suspect in custody. EMS requested to the scene. Avoid this area and expect heavy police presence. Great job BPD and APD.

Rollover Accident (Haslet)

Marshal 28, Engine 28, and MedStar are on scene of a rollover accident at 641 Blue Mound Road East. One vehicle on its top. All occupants self extricated upon FD arrival. Command reports two patients, but no serious injuries. Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Ferris FD, Palmer FD, CareFlite ground EMS, DPS troopers and Ellis County sheriffs are working a major accident on northbound I45 near Newton Road between Palmer and Ferris. CareFlite air has just landed at the scene. Dispatched as a vehicle crash with at least two vehicles involved. Expect some delays in this area.

Update – CareFlite has lifted from the scene en route to Parkland. Extended extrication.

Vehicle vs. Pole (Arlington/DWG)

Pantego FD, Dalworthington Gardens FD and PD, Arlington EMS and Arlington PD are all on scene of a vehicle vs. pole accident on S. Bowen Road near Roosevelt Drive. A power pole has been knocked down. ONCOR reports power is out to approximately 2,500 in southwest Arlington. AFD advising several major intersections along Bowen Road are without power. Use caution in this area.

Auto Pedestrian (Haltom City)

Engine 474 and MedStar on scene of a juvenile struck by a vehicle at a mobile home park in the 5800 block of Bonanza Drive, requesting CareFlite air medical to the scene. Patient is reportedly unconscious. CareFlite 6 has been launched from Fort Worth.

Update – CareFlite 6 airlifting to Cook Children’s. Serious injuries.

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 23, Engine 16, MedStar, and FWPD all on scene of a rollover accident with multiple patients on I30 near Linkcrest Drive in west Fort Worth. MedStar has requested two additional ambulances for a total of three. Multiple patients, two reported seriously injured.

House Fire (Crowley)

Crowley FD is on scene with fire showing from a house in the 600 block of E Mission Street. Requesting mutual aid from Burleson, Rendon, Everman, and Forest Hill. Defensive operations at this time. Avoid the area.

Accident w/ Fatality (Burleson)

Burleson Fire, MedStar, and PD are working a major accident with reported ejection and fatality on northbound I35W near Renfro. MedStar advising one fatality on scene. CareFlite 6 has just landed at the scene to airlift a 2nd patient with critical injuries. All lanes closed. Avoid this area.

Update – CareFlite airlifted 2nd patient to JPS.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 10 is on scene with heavy black smoke showing from a large house in the 2800 block of Sonato Circle. Working fire. Engine 10 now reports flames through the roof. Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 12, Engine 6, Medic 10, Squad 1, Truck 4, Truck 8, and Utility 12 all assigned to the fire.

Accident w/ Fuel Spill (Frisco)

Quint 5, Medic 5, Frisco PD and others are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle vs. large truck at Eldorado Parkway near Hillcrest Road. No major injuries, but the large truck has spilled fuel over the roadway. Clean up in progress. Expect some delays.

Plane Down (Krum)

Medic 582 is on scene of a reported twin engine prop plane down off Hwy 380 near the Jehovah Witness church. Pilot reported out of the aircraft. Medic 582 checking for injuries. Other units are responding.

Update – Pilot in care of EMS. No major injuries reported.

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Structure Fire (Little Elm) 300 Blk of Sleepy Hollow Trail

Structure Fire (Little Elm) 300 Blk of Sleepy Hollow Trail – Little Elm FD on scene of a defensive fire in a mobile home park. Water supply problems, requesting 3 water tenders to the scene. Mutual Aid: Sanger and Pilot Point – A3

Update:  13:00 – 2 Lines on the fire now interior attack in progress.  Making good progress on the fire.  Flower Mound also en-route with a mutual aid tanker.  A3

Barricaded Person (Ft Worth)

*Delayed for officer safety* Fort Worth PD has taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded person incident in north Fort Worth. Units were dispatched to a possible domestic situation just before 8:30pm in the 4100 block of Duncan Way. One person on the scene was reported to be suicidal and barricaded inside the house. Zero Tolerance units were called to the scene to assist with apprehending the subject. Fort Worth FD and MedStar staged while PD worked the scene. *Remember – DFW Scanner does not report ongoing SWAT incidents for officer safety reasons – we wait to post until the scene has been resolved.*

Attempted Abduction (Johnson County)

From the Johnson County Sheriffs Office: On 01/21/2016 at approximately 5:48am, a Johnson County Deputy was dispatched to the 11000 block of Foothills Drive of Venus, Texas in reference to suspicious activity. The mother related to the Deputy that her 11 year old son took their dog outside and placed the dog on its run leash. A short time later, the mother heard her son screaming while running onto the front porch.
The mother related that an unknown white male chased after the child and tried to grab him as he was feeding the dog. The mother looked out the front door and observed a dark colored pickup truck (unknown make and model) drive away heading North on Foothills Drive.
The child said the unidentified male subject had a beard that was brownish red in color, wearing a dark orange shirt, with broad shoulders, and his beard was a goatee style beard approximately 8 inches in length.

Firetruck Crash (Farmersville)

PIC – Greenville FD Engine 4 has crashed into a Dairy Queen restaurant in Farmersville (Collin County) according to Collin County Scanner. Major damage. Unknown injuries.

Update from First Response Photography on scene – This will be the Dairy Queen on Hwy 380 near Orange Street in Farmersville. Reports of at least two injured, but all appear to be non-life threatening.


Major Accident (Dallas)

Dallas Fire Rescue, Dallas Police, and Dallas Sheriffs are working a major accident on southbound I35E near Woodall Rogers. Reported to be a vehicle vs. the back of an 18 wheeler. Possible entrapment. Major delays in this area.

Update – This will be a fatality accident.

Fatality Accident (McKinney)

McKinney Fire/EMS and Police are on scene of a fatal auto vs. pedestrian accident on westbound 380 near FM 1827/New Hope Rd. Accident currently blocks all lanes. Investigation will close the westbound lanes for most of the evening. Major back ups in both directions. (Information: First Response Photography)

Shooting (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD north side officers are investigating a shooting at a house in the 4600 block of Birchbend Lane near Creekfall Drive. The shooting was dispatched around 3:45pm this afternoon. Air-1 hovered over the scene for about an hour. It is not known if any suspects are in custody. One person deceased.

Investigation (Arlington)

Arlington FD is assisting DPS with an investigation on Magnum Drive. Quint 6, HazMat 6, Engine 6, Engine 12, and others are on scene with DPS and ONCOR. Command has now requested the technical rescue team to the scene. Please avoid this area.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 9, Engine 37, MedStar, and FWPD are working a major accident northbound I35W near Heritage Trace. Both northbound lanes are currently closed due to debris all over the roadway. MedStar unit on scene has requested an additional ambulance for a total of 2. One patient with serious injuries.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating a reported shooting in the 1400 block of S Trunk Ave near MLK Blvd. Reported to be near the DART MLK train station. Several shots heard in the area. Avoid.

Update – NEW: DART says one person shot in the hand, one person in custody after shooting at MLK light rail station near Fair Park.