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

Fatality Accident (Weatherford)

Battalion 1, Engine 4, Engine 3, Lifecare EMS and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a fatality accident with entrapment just north of Granbury Highway and Cleburne Highway.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner confirms two people died in the accident that occurred today just after 12pm on Hwy 171 (Cleburne Highway) north of FM 51 (Granbury Highway) south of Weatherford.

Rollover Accident (Venus)

Chief 72, Engine 72, CareFlite ground and air, and law enforcement are all on scene of a rollover accident on N. FM 157 near CR 510 north of US 67. Vehicle on its side. CareFlite has landed at the scene and another helicopter is en route.

Major Accident (Denton)

Engine 6 and other FD and PD units are on scene of a major accident in the area of Teasley Lane and Lighthouse Drive. Reported as a possible auto pedestrian. PHI air medical has been launched to the scene. Major injuries. Avoid this area.

Update – PHI helicopter disregarded. Denton Medic 6 is ground transporting to Denton Regional, code 3 (lights/siren)

Hi Rise Fire (Dallas)

Dallas Chief 806, Battalion Chief 4 and HAZMAT 3 are on location with an 8 story hi rise building at the 7600 block of LBJ Freeway. Nothing was reporting showing from the outside upon arrival but aerials are set up to the roof and HAZMAT has been requested. LBJ Freeway Service Road EB is closed at this time. This is a working incident at this time.

Major Accident (McKinney)

McKinney Fire/EMS and PD are working a major accident on the northbound 75 feeder road in front of the El Dorado Chevrolet, just south of Wilmeth Road. Probable fatality. Vehicle struck a pole. Avoid this area. (Info: First Response Photography)

Apartment Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 16 is on scene with smoke showing from an apartment building in the 2500 block of Ridgmar Blvd, requesting a full structure fire response. Engine 16 pulling a big booster. Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Battalion 5, Quint 16, Quint 23, Engine 30, Engine 8, Engine 32, and Safety 1 all assigned.

Update – Fire under control. All clear.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Arlington)

Engine 2 is on scene of a reported two vehicle accident with entrapment at Watson Road and E Park Row. Quint 6 and Battalion 1 responding for extrication. Command requesting a second ambulance. Quint 6 on scene and confirming one trapped. Truck 1 is also responding for assistance. Medics 3 and 4 assigned.

Update – Extrication complete.

Update – Two transports: one to Cook’s and one to MCA.

Missing Person (Lake Whitney)

The Lake Whitney Rescue Association and several area fire departments are in the area of Cedar Creek Park searching for a missing person. A game warden from Texas Parks and Wildlife has also been requested with a boat. No other info available at this time. Updates will be posted as more information becomes available.

Update – Subject has been located but no condition given.

Major Accident (Arlington)

Arlington FD, EMS and PD are working a two vehicle crash with injuries in the 1300 block of W Arkansas Lane near Medlin Drive. Pole down. One of the vehicles crashed off the roadway and struck an apartment building. Two ambulances requested but no major injuries reported. Avoid this area.

Accident w/ Fire (Denton County)

Denton FD and Denton County sheriffs on scene of a serious accident involving an 18 wheeler and a vehicle fire on northbound I35 near mile marker 475 [north of the I35 split]. Denton County sheriffs report possible entrapment in the vehicle. All northbound I35 lanes are closed.

Update – Northbound I35 is closed and “will be for a while” north of Denton due to this accident. Possible fatality.

Rollover Accident (Tarrant County)

Tarrant County sheriffs are investigating a rollover accident in the 10500 block of Morris Dido Newark Road. Reported as a vehicle rollover off the roadway and onto a gravel utility pad site. We have not heard any information on injuries. Morris Dido Newark Road is *now open* between Peden Road and Bonds Ranch Road. Updates when we hear them.

Update – Confirmed fatality accident.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Parker County)

Springtown FD, Poolville FD, Cottondale Fire, Salt Creek Fire, Lifecare EMS, Wise County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are working a multiple vehicle accident with entrapment and fatality on Hwy 199 at Agnes North. Poolville Rescue 47 has extrication in progress. Avoid this area.

Update – Extrication is complete. Public safety on scene report at least one fatality. Wise County units have been released from the scene. Lifecare EMS and Wise County EMS are both transporting patients.

Update – Double fatality accident.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 10, Medic 10 on scene with a moderate amount of smoke showing from a house in the 3500 block of Brewster Drive. Working fire. Engine 10 reports fire in a bedroom. Fast attack in progress. Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 12, Engine 4, Engine 7, Squad 1, Truck 4, Truck 8, Rescue 4, and Utility 12 all assigned to the fire.

Update – Fire under control.

Standoff (Johnson County)

*Delayed for personnel safety* Johnson County sheriffs and other law enforcement have ended a standoff situation in the 200 block of Bent Tree Trail. Reported as a subject armed with a knife. One person being transported from the scene to JPS. Expect police presence in this area.

Barricaded Person (DWG)

*Delayed for personnel safety* Dalworthington Gardens PD, FD, and Arlington PD have ended a barricaded person situation in the 3300 block of Roosevelt Drive. Barricaded subject has been transported to MCA with reported self inflicted wounds. Two people injured. Expect heavy police presence throughout the day.

Major Accident (Cleburne)

Chief 385, Brush 185, Engine 285, Bono FD, CareFlite ground EMS and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident at Hwy 67 near Park Road 21. CareFlite 9 has been launched to the scene.Heavy entrapment. Cleburne PD reports a t-bone accident and one vehicle has ended up in a ditch. Avoid this area.

Update – CareFlite 9 is off the scene en route to JPS.

Auto Pedestrian (Lewisville)

Truck 167, Medic 162, EMS 1, and Lewisville PD on scene of a reported auto pedestrian accident in the 200 block of E. 121 Business. PHI Med 10 has been launched to the scene and will land on 121 Business near I35E. Avoid this area.

Update – PHI Med 10 airlifted to Parkland.

Shots Fired / SWAT Incident (Parker County)

We received dozens of inquiries last night regarding an incident across the roadway from the Reno Fire Department. In case you missed the details, police were on scene of a shots fired call and subsequent barricaded person at 154 W. Reno Road. A standoff ensued and ended with officers opening fire upon the suspect. The suspect was ground transported to THR Azle with CPR in progress, but did not survive.

Rollover Accident (Godley)

Rescue 74 is on scene of a reported rollover accident at CR 1131 near FM 4. Engine 174 and CareFlite ground medic 902 both responding. CareFlite air is on standby. Rescue 74 advising one vehicle on its top.

Update – Medic 902 advising CareFlite 9 is off the scene and airlifting 1 to Harris downtown.

NOT DFW – Bus Crash (Comanche County)

NOT DFW – Prison Bus Crash in Comanche County, Gustine – Multiple Fire/EMS, law enforcement, and medical helicopters are on the scene of a prison bus rollover crash on Highway 36 just east of Gustine, TX in Comanche County (SW of DFW). Reports indicate more than a dozen injured and at least 5 medical helicopters from Native Air and Air Evac Lifeteam responded to the scene. Air Evac helicopters 55, 52, 115, and 66 all airlifted patients to JPS. Mutual aid has been requested to the scene for reports of 30+ patients.

House Fire (Arlington)

Battalion 1, Truck 1, Engine 4, Engine 3, and others on scene of a working house fire in the 2000 block of Winter Sunday Way. Primary search has been complete and all occupants are out of the house. Engine 1 pulling a second line.

Hot Pursuit (Tarrant County)

Garland PD is in pursuit westbound 114 passing Ira E Woods in Grapevine. Speeds 90+ mph. DPS-101 helicopter following.

Update – Pursuit has ended along Hwy 114 near Cleveland Gibbs Road in Roanoke/Northlake. This will be the area along 114 just east of I35W. DPS-101 helicopter is actively tracking the suspect. K-9 and other agencies are en route to assist with the situation.

Update – Suspect has been taken into custody by officers. Great job to DPS-101 helicopter and all responding agencies.

Major Accident (Colleyville)

Colleyville FD has landed CareFlite at the scene of a major accident in the 4200 block of Glade Road near 121. Battalion 24, Truck 241 and others on scene. This is reported to be a vehicle that drove into a building.

Update – CareFlite airlifting to Parkland.

House Fire (Everman)

Everman FD is on scene with fire showing from a house in the 700 block of Barron Ave. Working fire. Beginning interior operations. Benbrook, Pantego, and DWG are all en route for mutual aid. Most of the mutual aid departments are working the fire in Crowley.

Rollover Accident (Godley)

Chief 74 is on scene of a reported rollover accident with possible ejection near FM 2331 and CR 916. CareFlite ground EMS is also responding to the scene. CareFlite air has been launched.

Update – CareFlite 9 has landed at the scene.

Update – CareFlite 9 airlifting to JPS.

Structure Fire (Arlington)

Structure Fire (Arlington) Engine 13 is on scene with heavy fire and smoke showing from a large commercial junk yard building near the 7700 block of US 287. Kennedale FD is also on scene. Engine 13 requested a full 2 alarm response while responding to the fire.

Rollover Accident (Terrell)

Elmo FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and law enforcement on scene of a reported rollover accident with possible ejection along westbound I20 just before CR 310. Two helicopters have been launched to the scene. Expect major delays. All lanes closed.

Update – CareFlite 6 airlifting to Baylor Dallas. Injury to arm. No major injuries noted. CareFlite 8 is also airlifting to Baylor Dallas. Unknown patient details.

Auto vs Bicycle (Haltom City)

Auto / Bicycle (Haltom City) Quint 472, Truck 471, Battalion 47 along with HCPD and MedStar are working an accident involving a vehicle vs bicycle in the 6100 block of East Belknap Street. Quint 472 advising significant damage to a bicycle and patient with serious injuries. A2

Bus Accident (Ft Worth)

Bus Accident (Ft Worth) Engine 11 along with MedStar are working a multi vehicle accident including one bus involved in the 2000 block of Highway 114 near Northwest ISD. Engine 11 advising of possibly three patients on the bus, one with serious, one with moderate injuries. Rescue 38, Engine 38 just arrived to assist. A2

Major Accident (Johnson County)

Bono FD, Cleburne FD, CareFlite ground and law enforcement on scene of a major accident in the 3800 block of Woodard Ave. Command requesting four ambulances and one helicopter. Multiple people injured.

Update – CareFlite 9 airlifting to Harris Methodist Fort Worth.

Hot Pursuit (Dallas)

Dallas Sheriff’s Deputies and DPS 101 in pursuit of a vehicle traveling EB Ledbetter at I35. SB I35 from Ledbetter. SEE UPDATES BELOW
10:11pm *Update* SUSPECT IN CUSTODY off I35 in Waco. Incredible job to Rockwall, Dallas, Hill sheriffs, DPS troopers and DPS-101.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD units are on scene of a shooting in the 700 block of Ann Arbor Ave. with one male injured. Suspect fled on foot. Additional units setting up a parameter and Dallas Fire Rescue is transporting. Expect a heavy police presence in the area.

Structure Fire (Dallas)

Engine 45, Engine 14 on scene with heavy fire showing from a garage in the 1100 block of N. Windomere Ave. Working fire. Battalions 1 and 6 both on scene reporting heavy smoke still showing, but companies are getting a knockdown on it.

Aircraft Down (Parker County)

Willow Park Engine 35 on scene of an aircraft down on/near the I20 feeder road near the Parker County airport. Hudson Oaks FD, Weatherford FD, Lifecare EMS and law enforcement all assigned. Checking for injuries. Avoid this area.

Picture: Kristi Gilpin


Rollover w/Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Accident w/Entrapment (Ft Worth) FWPD along with Engine 23, Quint 23 and MedStar are working a major accident involving a vehicle rollover on east bound Interstate 30 between Cherry Lane and Green Oaks Road. Engine 23 advising of one patient still inside the vehicle. A2

Accident w/ Entrapment (Dallas)

Dallas Fire is currently landing CareFlite at the scene of a major accident with entrapment at S Lancaster Road and I20. Battalion 5 has command. Reports of an 18 wheeler and a vehicle involved. Engine 46, Rescue 25, and several other DFR units assigned. Avoid this area.

Update – Extended extrication complete. Vehicle crashed up under an 18 wheeler trailer. CareFlite airlifting to Baylor Dallas.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Frisco)

Quint 3, Medic 3, and Frisco PD on scene of a reported vehicle vs. tree accident with occupant trapped in the 3800 block of Parkwood Blvd near Warren Pkwy. Rescue 1 and Truck 2 responding to assist with extrication.

Update – Extrication complete. Major injuries.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Engine 24, Quint 24, Battalion 4, FWPD and MedStar are on scene of a major accident with entrapment in the 7700 block of Meadowbrook Drive near Cooks Lane. Reports of a vehicle crash off the roadway and into the trees. Units are requesting emergency response from ONCOR. Engine 14 and Rescue 14 have both arrived on scene to assist. A utility pole is down and sparking in the trees. Air-1 helicopter is responding to assist.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Hutchins)

Hutchins Fire/EMS and Dallas Rescue 54 on scene of a major accident with entrapment on eastbound I20 just past I45. Rescue 54 is requesting additional Dallas units to assist with extrication. CareFlite has been launched to the scene.

Update – Extrication completed. CareFlite 8 airlifting to Medical Center of Plano.

Grass Fire (Celina)

Celina FD is on scene of a large grass fire in the area of Frontier Parkway and FM 2478. Homes threatened. Fire is spreading fast due to weather conditions. Frisco, Prosper, McKinney, Anna, and more departments are responding to assist.

Update – Fire under control.

Major Accident (Granbury)

Granbury Fire, Texas EMS Medic 3, and Granbury PD on scene of a reported three vehicle accident with injuries on E. Pearl Street in front of the Granbury City Beach Park. CareFlite 9 has landed at the scene.

Update – CareFlite 9 off the scene en route to Harris Ft. Worth.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a shooting at the Walmart, 7401 Samuell Blvd. Dispatched as an active shooter inside the store. DPD officers on scene reported no one shot. Suspect is in custody. The shooting occurred just before 10pm. Expect heavy police presence at this store.

Grass Fire (Hill County)

Several Hill County departments are on scene of a large working grassfire on state highway 171 at HCR 4127. Command is advising that the fire has jumped the road and that there are several structures in danger. Additional resources requested.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Battalion 3, Rescue 14, Engine 19, Engine 12, FWPD, and multiple MedStar ambulances are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving a jail transport van on the northbound I35W feeder road near Meacham Blvd. Several inmates aboard the vehicle involved in the accident. Avoid this area.

Update – MedStar deploying the AmBus multi patient vehicle to the scene.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Haslet)

Haslet Fire, Fort Worth Fire, MedStar, and law enforcement are working an 18 wheeler rollover with entrapment in the 400 block of Avondale Haslet Road just west of 156. Marshal 28 is advising an 18 wheeler is on its side. Occupant trapped. Air medical has been launched to the scene. Avoid this area.

Update – Extrication complete. CareFlite has airlifted to JPS.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Balch Springs)

Engine 1 and CareFlite ground have launched CareFlite air to the scene of a major accident with entrapment on northbound 635 near Elam Road. CareFlite Dallas has been launched to the scene. Expect major delays. Also note – NB 635 is closed just north of I30 in Garland due to a major accident with injuries [see previous post]. Its best to avoid 635 on the east side of Dallas County.

Update – CareFlite is off the scene headed to Parkland.

House Fire (Lewisville)

EMS 1 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 300 block of Rivercrest Drive. Engine 3 is on scene and pulling a line. Requesting a 2 alarm. Flower Mound FD, Coppell FD, The Colony FD, and Lake Cities FD mutual aid.

Structures Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 8 is on scene of a reported structure fire near the 15200 block of Budeudy Drive, requesting a full 2nd alarm response and tankers from Dallas County FD due to another structure on fire.

Update – Three structures on fire as well as a grass fire.

18 Wheeler Crash (Denton)

Denton Fire and PD along with heavy duty wreckers are working to clear up an 18 wheeler crash along southbound I35E just past the 35 split. Reported 18 wheeler crashed off the highway and onto the service road. The truck is now on its side on the embankment. It’s a mess. Avoid this area.