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

Fire (Arlington)

Battalion 1, Engine 6, Engine 12, and other AFD units are on scene of a reported fire at Timberview High School. Units are pulling a line and establishing water supply at this time. Engine 6 and Engine 12 are fire attack. Fire inside the school.

Major Accident (Red Oak)

Red Oak FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident on FM 2377 near Lowrance Road. Medic 181 is advising two medical helicopters, CareFlite 2 and PHI Med 8, have both landed at the scene. FM 2377 is closed near the Woodin Elementary School. Avoid this area.

Fatal Accident (Grapevine)

Grapevine PD is investigating a motorcycle accident earlier today in the 500 block of E. Northwest Highway and Dooley Street. Grapevine EMS ground transported the rider to nearby Baylor Grapevine with major injuries. The rider died at the hospital. Watch out for motorcycles, folks.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Engine 37, multiple MedStar EMS units, and FWPD are working a major accident with possible ejection on Golden Triangle Blvd at I35W. CareFlite 1 has landed at the scene. Multiple patients, three patients seriously to critically injured. Avoid this area.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Ellis Co)

Bristol FD, Ellis County EMS, and numerous law enforcement are working a rollover accident with reported entrapment in the 900 block of FM 813. Palmer FD and Garrett Rural FD have been requested to assist. CareFlite 2 has been launched to the scene. Vehicle on its roof.

Major Accident (Forreston)

Forreston FD, Ellis County EMS, DPS troopers and Ellis County sheriffs deputies are working a major accident at Highway 77 and Pecan Street in downtown Forreston. Multiple patients. Ellis County EMS units are ground transporting patients to Parkland Hospital and Children’s Dallas.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Blue Ridge)

Blue Ridge FD, Collin County EMS, and Collin County sheriffs are working a major accident with reported entrapment and possible ejection on Highway 121 near County Road 581. PHI Med 2 has been launched to the scene. Avoid 121 through this area.

PHI Med 2 has been disregarded, Collin County Medic 192 ground transporting.

Motorcycle Accident (Crandall)

Crandall FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and Kaufman County sheriffs deputies are working a motorcycle accident on FM 148 near the Talty Baptist Church, requesting launch of air medical. CareFlite 2 from Dallas is en route to the scene. Avoid this area.

CareFlite 2 off the scene headed for Methodist Dallas.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 24, Engine 24, numerous MedStar units, and FWPD are all working a major accident on southbound 820 under the John T. White bridge. MedStar reports three patients at the scene, two with serious to critical injuries. Three MedStar ambulances and an EMS Supervisor all assigned. Avoid this area.

Structure Fire (Plano)

Engine 1 and Engine 3 are both on scene of a working commercial structure fire in the 1200 block of E Parker Road. Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 11, Engine 6, Truck 1, Truck 4, and others assigned to the fire.

Update – 2 Alarm has been called to this fire.

Foot Chase (Dallas)

Ennis PD and multiple other law enforcement units are looking for at least one suspect who fled on foot from the end of a police chase near Bryan St. and Cantegral St. Dallas PD is assisting. (Information: Ellis County Informer)

NOT DFW – School Bus Rollover (Madisonville)

NOT DFW – School Bus Rollover in Madisonville, TX – Several ambulances and medical helicopters have been requested to the scene of a school bus rollover accident at Highway 75 and Highway 45 just north of Madisonville, TX. At least two medical helicopters have been requested along with several ground ambulances. EMS on scene report 10+ patients are non serious, at least two serious and at least one critical all transported from the scene. Madisonville is about 140 miles south of Dallas on I45.

Major Accident (Burleson)

Burleson Fire and Police are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving a motorcycle and a school bus in the 200 block of W Hidden Creek Parkway near the Walmart. MedStar advising one patient has critical injuries. CareFlite has been launched to the scene. Avoid this area.

CareFlite airlifting to JPS, patient from a motorcycle vs. bus accident. Traumatic CPR in progress.

Officer Involved Shooting (Dallas)

*Delayed for officer safety – Dallas PD is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred between 9:30am and 9:45am this morning in the 3500 block of Virginia Blvd near Richmondell Ave. According to scanner traffic, an officer advised shots had been fired at an unknown type situation in the 3500 block of Virginia Blvd and requested an ambulance for a suspect down. SWAT was called in for the possibility of a barricaded person. Dallas PD now reports the location has been cleared. The investigation is currently ongoing.

Motorcycle Accident (Arlington)

Arlington PD is investigating a motorcycle accident on S Cooper Street at Sublett Road near the Jack in the Box. Arlington EMS Medic 4 transported a patient to Medical Center of Arlington with several serious traumatic injuries. Transported trauma alert. Engine 15 also worked the scene and assisted with patient care and transport.

Major Accident (Hill County)

Northbound I35W has been reopened following a major rollover accident earlier this evening. Just before 6pm, a vehicle was involved in a rollover accident on northbound I35W near FM 67 between Itasca and Grandview. Hill County sheriffs reported one person was reportedly ejected and at least two people, one of them possible fatality, were trapped in the vehicle. Additional reports also indicate a police officer was involved in the crash. Unknown injuries to the officer. All lanes have been reopened.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Collin County)

Melissa FD, Collin County EMS, and others are on scene of a major accident with reported entrapment on Highway 121/Sam Rayburn Highway near FM 455. Two helicopters, one from PHI and one from Air Evac Lifeteam, have been called to the scene. Both air transports to Medical Center of Plano.

Major Accident (Denton)

Denton PD reports all northbound lanes of I35E are closed and will remain closed for the next several hours due to a major accident blocking all lanes. Substantial delays continue to build past the Lake Lewisville bridge. It’s best to find another route, unless you just love traffic jams.

Major Accident (Ennis)

Ennis FD, PD, and Ellis County EMS are working a major accident with possible ejection and major injuries on southbound I45 just north of 287. EMS is requesting three ambulances and two helicopters for multiple patients with serious injuries. Southbound 45 closed in this area. Avoid!

Fatality Accident (Rowlett)

Rowlett FD and PD are on the scene of a fatality accident with vehicle fire on southbound President George W. Bush Turnpike just south of Main St near the Rowlett High School. At least one fatality at the scene with the possibility of more. DPS-101 helicopter is en route to assist in the search for any additional victims near the scene. Its best to avoid this area altogether.

Manhunt (Midlothian)

Midlothian PD and other agencies have taken a suspect into custody from an incident in the Northridge neighborhood of Midlothian. Midlothian PD reports a subject ran from responding officers into the woods. A DPS helicopter was called out to assist in the search. The subject is in custody.

Search (Arlington)

Arlington PD and Mansfield PD are currently looking for a subject who abandoned a vehicle and fled on foot from police in the area of Ericville Drive and Modesto Drive. K-9 is on scene and a perimeter has been set up. Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Little Elm)

Little Elm FD/EMS, Aubrey FD, and multiple law enforcement are working a major accident on eastbound US 380 near Doe Creek Road. All eastbound lanes are closed. Little Elm EMS is ground transporting a patient to Medical Center of Plano with serious injuries. 

Grass Fire (Denton County)

Celina FD, Little Elm FD, and others are working a grass fire at FM 455 and Riley Road near the Denton County / Collin County line. Tanker 621 is advising about 10 to 15 acres are involved at this time. Pilot Point FD and Prosper FD have also been dispatched to the fire.

Motorcycle Accident (Brazos Point)

Motorcycle Accident – CareFlite 6 is inbound to JPS from the Brazos Point area (Bosque/Somervell Co. line) with a patient involved on a motorcycle accident. Reports indicate the patient was traveling on a motorcycle, crashed while operating a turn, and was ejected off the cycle.