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

Shooting (Alvarado)

Alvarado FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a gunshot victim in the area of I35 and CR 604. CareFlite is landing at the scene for air transport. Unknown circumstances.

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 41 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a two story house in the 13900 block of Rail Lane. Battalion 6, Quint 35, Quint 38, Engine 11, Engine 34, Engine 37, Engine 40, and Safety 1 are all assigned to the fire.

HazMat (DFW Airport)

DFW Airport Fire and HazMat personnel are on scene of a suspicious white substance found on an aircraft. Hazmat 1, Quint 25, Squad 37, Engine 63 on scene investigating.

Update – HazMat has determined the substance not to be hazardous. Situation cleared.

Homicide/Shooting Investigation (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department responded to a major crash in the 800 block of W. Interstate Highway 20 around 5:49 pm on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Responding officers located a white Ford pickup that had lost control and struck a National Tire and Battery sign at 802 W. IH 20. Further investigation revealed that the male driver had received a gunshot wound prior to the crash. There was a female passenger inside the truck during this incident.
It was later determined that the occupants of the pickup truck had possibly been involved in a road rage incident with another motorist on the freeway. Investigators believe that the white pickup had entered the freeway at IH 20 at Cooper and was travelling in the outside lane of IH 20 approaching Matlock. A witness reported that a black 4-door passenger sedan with dark tinted windows had pulled up alongside the pickup truck and fired at least one shot through a rolled down passenger side window. Witnesses believe there were at least two occupants in this black sedan. The black sedan continued traveling eastbound on IH 20 after the incident. Detectives believe that the sedan had silver rims and low profile, possibly after-market wheels.
The 19-year-old driver of the pickup was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The female passenger was also transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries unrelated to the shooting. Detectives are asking anyone who may have observed this incident to contact Homicide Detective Steve Greisbach at 817-459-5325. Tipsters may also remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.

Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD is investigating a shooting in the area of E. Embercrest Drive. Arlington EMS transported one shooting victim to MCA with multiple gunshot wounds. A second victim was also transported from the scene with injuries related to the incident, but was not shot.

House Fire (North Richland Hills)

Battalion 22, Engine 223, Engine 224, and Truck 225 are on scene of a working fire inside the attic of a house, 6400 block of Amundson Road. Possible lightning strike. Engine 223 interior reports they have a small fire in the attic, working to extinguish.

Shooting (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD officers are on scene of a reported shooting in the 2400 block of Sharon Street. Dispatched as a person shot, possibly in the chest. Suspect may have ran back into a house near the location. This is an ongoing police situation. Its best to avoid this area.

Motorcycle Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 17, Engine 17, Medstar EMS, and FWPD are on scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle on eastbound I20 just before I35W. MedStar 36 is ground transporting a patient to JPS, trauma alert. Serious injuries. Expect traffic delays in the area.

Officer Involved Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just after 5pm this evening near the 10700 block of Eastham Drive. Details have not been released at this time. The shooting has taken place in the Pleasant Grove area of east/southeast Dallas. More information will be posted once released by DPD.

House Fire (Frisco)

Engine 6 and Truck 6 are on scene with smoke showing from a reported house under construction in the 13300 block of Tarragona Court. Working fire declared. Heavy fire extending into the attic. Defensive fire operations declared. Battalion 2 has command. Heavy smoke will be visible from this fire.

Foot Chase (Dallas)

Dallas PD southwest patrol officers, K-9, and Dallas PD’s Air-1 are searching for a person who fled on foot from police in the 4900 block of Rolling Meadows near Duncanville Road. Suspect is a Mexican male last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and a baseball cap and running through a creek bed south of the Rolling Meadows Apartments. Call 9-1-1 if you see a suspicious person matching this description in the area.

Search (Grand Prairie)

Law enforcement with assistance from Dallas PD’s Air-1 are searching for a subject who ran from police on foot in the area of 1300 W Main St. near the President George Bush Turnpike. Suspect described as a white male with red hair last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. Call 9-1-1 if you see a suspicious person matching this description in the area.

*Update – Suspect has been taken into custody in a backyard near the 200 block of NW 14th Street. Great job!

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Forreston FD, Ellis County EMS and sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident on northbound I35E near mile marker 393, requesting launch of Air Evac 51. All northbound lanes are now closed at the 391 mile marker near Forreston. Find another route!

Drowning (Lake Arlington)

Arlington Fire and Police search for possible drowning victim on Lake Arlington. Bowman Springs Park is closed for public access.

Update – Arlington EMS Medic 7 on scene reports one victim has been pulled from the water, deceased.

Pursuit End (Euless)

Law enforcement has ended a pursuit in Euless near E. Harwood Road and N. Main St. Pursuit of a reported stolen truck originated in Dallas County. DPS-101 helicopter is overhead. Reports of multiple suspects in custody.

Shooting (Carrollton)

The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon. CPD reports one man was hospitalized after an afternoon shooting alongside undeveloped land adjacent to McInnish Dog Park, 2241 Sandy Lane Road. The shooter was arrested. The victim’s injuries are not life threatening and no one at the park was injured or involved. It happened at 12:38pm and appears to be the result of a business dispute, Carrollton PD says. Police presence at the RaceTrac on Luna Road was related to this shooting.

Shooting (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Pinion Drive on Thursday, June 15, 2017 around 12 noon. As officers arrived, they located an adult male with apparent gunshot wounds lying outside. This man was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased due to the injuries sustained. Investigators believe that a male suspect arrived at the location to make contact with the victim. The suspect walked up to the residence and became involved in a physical confrontation with the victim. During the struggle, the suspect shot the victim and fled the scene. Detectives are still trying to figure out what led to the confrontation.

Apartment Fire (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth FD is working an apartment fire in the 4500 block of Brentwood Stair Road. Engine 20 was first on scene around 8:40pm with heavy fire and smoke showing from an apartment building. Several units are on scene. Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Rockwall/Collin County line)

Nevada/Lavon FD, Rockwall FD, Collin County EMS, Rockwall County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident, reported as a possible head-on collision, on Highway 205 at the Collin County / Rockwall County line. Reported fatality at the scene. Highway is closed both directions. It’s best to take another route.

Search (Ellis County)

Ellis County sheriffs deputies along with aerial and K-9 support are searching for a person on foot in the area of Hoyt Road and Cox Road, between Waxahachie and Maypearl. Air-1 is overhead providing aerial assistance, and units have just deployed K-9. If you live in this immediate area, call 9-1-1 if you see anyone suspicious on foot.

Trauma Injury (Parker County)

Spring Creek FD and Lifecare EMS are on scene of a reported ATV/off road vehicle crash with trauma injury at Horseshoe Bend. CareFlite was launched, but disregarded. Lifecare EMS is ground transporting a patient to Weatherford Regional with CPR in progress.

Smoke Investigation (Plano)

Plano Engine 13 is on scene at the Bank of America corporate building, 6400 Legacy Drive, investigating smoke inside the building. Reports of heavy smoke inside the multiple story office building. A full structure fire response has been requested to the scene including Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 10, Engine 12, Engine 4, Engine 5, Engine 7, Engine 8, Engine 9, Medic 10, Medic 9, Squad 1, Truck 4, Truck 5, Truck 8, and Utility 12.

Update – Engine 13 found source of smoke and confirms the fire is out. Working to ventilate some of the smoke out and clearing units.

Major Accident (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie FD is on scene of a major accident, requesting three ambulances to the scene at northbound Highway 287 near Business 287 split. Dispatched as multiple vehicles involved. Reported to be in front of the Cowboy Church. Unknown severity of injuries.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident (Denton County)

Aubrey FD is on scene of a motorcycle accident at Highway 377 near Belew Road between Aubrey and Pilot Point. Dispatched as a possible hit and run crash involving a motorcycle. Air medical was on standby, but Aubrey FD reports two patients are deceased at the scene. Ambulances from Aubrey and Pilot Point have been disregarded. Requesting additional law enforcement personnel to the scene for traffic control. All lanes of Highway 377 are closed. Its best to avoid this area.

Shooting (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD, FD, and MedStar are on scene of a multiple victim shooting near E Davis Ave. and New York Ave. Multiple people reportedly shot. MedStar has multiple ambulances on scene. Avoid this area!

Accident w/ Fire (Arlington)

Multiple FD and Arlington and Fort Worth PD units have closed eastbound I30 near Fielder due to a major accident with vehicle on fire. Reported to be an 18 wheeler. FD units are staging. Major damage. Reported to be the end of a police chase. AVOID this area.

Structure Fire (Parker County)

Peaster FD Engine 46 is on scene with fire and smoke showing from a structure in the 800 block of Cornstubble Lane. FD reports possible lightning strike. Working fire declared. Engine 46 stretching a line and going to work. Poolville FD and Central-Community FD toned to assist.

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 40 is on scene with heavy fire showing from a house in the 7800 block of Charter Oak Court. Battalion 3, Quint 13, Engine 15, Engine 41, Engine 25, and Safety 1 are all assigned to the working fire.

Update – Requesting a 2nd alarm to the scene. Battalion 2, Quint 12, Engine 12, Engine 34, Engine 6, Engine 32, Squad 2, EMS 99, Operations 2, and others are now en route to assist.

Structure Fire (Rendon)

Rendon FD along with several mutual aid fire departments are working a structure fire near the 2500 block of Mockingbird Road. Heavy flames and smoke are visible from this fire. Reports of a possible lightning strike. Avoid this area and watch for responding personnel.

Major Accident (Wise County – Decatur)

Decatur FD has requested three medical helicopters to the scene of a major accident on westbound 380 near Rose Ave in Decatur. Wise County EMS ambulances are on scene along with law enforcement. Air Evac 68, PHI Med 10, and CareFlite 5 have all been called.

Update – Air Evac 68 is airlifting to Cook Children’s in Fort Worth.

Update – PHI Med 10 airlifting to JPS in Fort Worth.

Structure Fire (Parker County)

Weatherford FD, Hudson Oaks FD, Willow Park FD, and Lifecare EMS are on scene of a working structure fire in the 200 block of Fiddlers Trail near White Settlement Road. Explosions have been reported. Heavy smoke visible from this fire. Avoid this area and watch for responding personnel.

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Alma FD, Ellis County EMS Medic 192, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident on I45 near Alma. Medic 192 reported two vehicles involved with major damage. PHI Air Medical has been launched to the scene for one patient. Units were just clearing up another rollover accident also on I45 when this one was dispatched.

Major Accident (Collin County)

Westminster FD, Blue Ridge FD, Anna FD, Melissa FD, multiple Collin County EMS (AMR) units, multiple law enforcement, and at least two air medical helicopters are on scene of a severe accident on Highway 121 near CR 528 in Westminster. Reports of multiple injuries and possible fatalities. (Information: First Response Photography)

Fatality Accident (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality crash that occurred around 5 a.m. today in the 2100 block of State Highway 360. Traffic Investigators say a Honda Accord stalled in a southbound lane of traffic when it was struck by a pickup truck. Officers arrived to find a female victim outside of the vehicle and a nine-month old infant inside a car seat in the back seat. The infant died a short time later at a local hospital. The woman is still hospitalized. Officers say the driver of the pickup that struck the stalled car was not injured and is cooperating with investigators. This southbound section of SH 360 was closed for a brief period this morning and has since re-opened.

Structure Fires (Arlington)

Arlington FD had two house fires this evening. The first in the 6400 block of Tuscany Park Drive. Quint 7 and Engine 7 were first on scene with smoke showing from a two story house. Reported lightning strike. Another in the 7000 block of Escondido Drive. Engine 9 was first on scene with smoke showing from a house, reported attic fire. Both fires have since been contained.

Vehicle in Trinity River (Dallas)

Battalion 1, Engine 6, Rescue 6, and Dallas PD are on scene of a vehicle submerged in the Trinity River, requesting Swift Water Rescue team and boats to the location to make access. The vehicle is submerged in the water just south of the Cedar Crest Blvd bridge near the railroad trestle. Rescue boats will be gaining access to the Trinity River from the 3400 block of Cedar Crest Blvd.

House Fire (Grapevine)

Battalion 1, Engine 1, Medic 1 are on scene of a house fire in the 1300 block of Pine Street, smoke showing from the roof of a single story house. Engine 1 has fire attack. Working fire. Engine 3, Engine 4, Medic 3, Quint 5, and Truck 1 all assigned.

Major Accident (Bedford)

Bedford FD/EMS and PD are working a major accident with possible ejection on westbound 183 near Murphy Drive. All lanes closed. Reports of serious injuries. Major delays on 121 and 183 in this area. (Information: Harold Reed) 

Departmental Accident (Dallas)

Just after 7:00pm tonight Dallas Fire-Rescue units were dispatched to a possible fire at 4155 S. I35E. A few minutes after dispatch, Engine 49 advised they had been involved in a crash at W Ledbetter and Parkwood. Dallas Fire-Rescue reports one firefighter was taken to hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Major Accident (Murphy)

Murphy FD Quint 191 and PD are on scene of a major accident on N. Murphy Road near McWhirter Road. Reported to be a rollover accident, possible ejection. Plano Fire is sending three ambulances to assist with injuries.

Structure Fire (Dallas)

Dallas Engine 25 is on scene, requesting a full structure fire response to 2754 E. Ledbetter Drive for heavy smoke in the attic of a one story building. Truck 25 reports smoke showing from the outside. Working fire.

High Water (Dallas)

Dallas Engine 53 reporting difficult access while responding to 9900 block of E. Lake Highlands Drive due to all roads being flooded in the area. Dispatch reports several calls of high water in the Lake Highlands area. Avoid!

Major Accident (Alvord)

Alvord FD, Wise County EMS, and Wise County sheriffs deputies are on scene of a rollover accident northbound 287 at the FM 1655 bridge. All northbound lanes will be closed. Multiple people are injured with one possibly ejected. Multiple ambulances have been requested to the scene. Reports of major injuries. Avoid this area.

Update – Multiple patients are being transported from this scene. Unknown severity of injuries at this time.

Shooting (Frisco)

Frisco PD and Fire/EMS are on scene of a shooting incident near the 7500 block of Stonebrook Parkway. One patient is being ground transported by Medic 8 to Presby Plano hospital with CPR in progress.