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

Structure Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 6, Quint 12, Engine 12 and other FWFD units are working a commercial fire in the 2900 block of Shotts Street. Engine 6 laying a line and attacking the fire. Quint 12 and Truck 2 are working to search the building. Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Engine 1, Engine 8, Squad 2 all assigned to the fire.

Structure Fire (Ft Worth)

Battalion 1, Engine 29, Engine 4, and other FWFD units are on scene of a working structure fire in the 6200 block of South Freeway (I35W) service road between I20 and Altamesa Blvd. Battalion 2, Quint 26, Truck 8, Engine 28, Engine 5 all working the fire.

Rollover Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 26, Engine 26, and Fort Worth PD are working a large truck rollover on the westbound I20 feeder road near Granbury Road. Squad 2 and Support 2 have been dispatched to assist with clean up. Traffic on I20 proper is not impacted. Expect delays in this area.

House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 51, Battalion 8 are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 8500 block of Prairie Hill Lane in southeast Dallas. Engine 51 laying a line and attacking the fire. Battalion 5, Engine 9, Engine 34, Truck 24, and Truck 34 are all assigned.

Shooting (Cedar Hill)

This evening at 8:03pm, Cedar Hill officers responded to the 300 block of Halifax Court regarding a shooting with injury call. Upon arrival, officers located one female, who was pronounced deceased at the scene, and two additional victims who had been shot. A total of two people have been transported to area hospitals, unknown conditions. One person has been detained and a weapon was recovered at the scene – Cedar Hill PD

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Quint 12, Engine 12 are on scene with fire showing from a house in the 1600 block of Gould Ave. Working fire. Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Engine 1, Engine 6, Engine 2, Safety 1, Utility 6, and investigators all assigned.

Major Accident (Sanger)

Sanger FD and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported motorcycle accident on southbound I35 feeder road at Chapman St. Dispatched as a police pursuit where the motorcycle wrecked out. Sanger FD is evaluating injuries.

Search & Rescue (Parker County)

Rescue boats from Brock-Dennis FD, Parker County Boat 44, Texas Parks and Wildlife and Brazos River Authority have been working a search and rescue situation in the area of the Brazos River and Horseshoe Bend. Units were searching for a missing person. The person has now been located. Lifecare EMS is responding to the Tin Top boat ramp for patient care.

Fatality Accident (Sanger)

Around 12:45am, units were dispatched to a major accident with ejection in Sanger on I35 near Mile Marker 482. Denton FD responded to the scene since, at the time, Sanger FD was on scene of a possible structure fire at another location. The Medical Examiner confirms two people died at the scene.

Vehicle Fire (Dallas)

Dallas Fire-Rescue, Duncanville FD, and law enforcement are on scene of a vehicle fire westbound I20 near Spur 408. Requesting HazMat to the scene. Reported to be an 18 wheeler on fire. Rescue 50 is ground transporting a burn patient to Parkland. Avoid this area.

Homicide (Garland)

This morning shortly before 1:30 am, Garland Police responded to the report of someone shot in the 900 block of East Linda Drive. When officers arrived they found a female in the front yard of her residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The female was transported to Baylor of Dallas where she was later pronounced dead. Homicide Detectives responded to investigate. Detectives believe the victim had just arrived home from work when she was approached by an unknown subject and shot. The victim has been identified as a 20 year old Garland woman. The investigation is early and detectives are trying to determine what lead to this murder. If anyone has any information regarding the death, they are encouraged to contact the Garland Police Department at 972-485-4840. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to Garland Crime Stoppers at: 972-272-8477 (TIPS), or http://www.garlandcrimestoppers.org.

Trauma Injury (Dallas)

CareFlite has lifted from the scene of a reported pediatric trauma/fall injury in the 4500 block of Pear Ridge Drive. Dallas Fire-Rescue landed CareFlite in the area of Haverwood Lane and Dallas Parkway. CareFlite is airlifting one patient to Children’s Dallas.

Rollover Accident (Cresson)

Cresson Chief 30 is on scene of a reported rollover accident in the 18000 block of US-377 near Yellow Stone Road. One vehicle rollover. Possible ejection. CareFlite helicopter has been placed on standby. Lifecare EMS and multiple law enforcement are also working this scene.

Major Accident (Johnson County)

Liberty Chapel FD, Johnson County EMS (AMR)*, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident on County Road 310. Reports of possible ejection. At least two patients with serious injuries. Two ambulances responding and requesting a medical helicopter to the scene.
*Note – AMR has now officially taken over 9-1-1 ground ambulance service in Johnson County. Residents will now see AMR ambulances instead of CareFlite ground EMS units. FYI.

Stabbing (Azle)

Azle FD, Lifecare EMS, and multiple law-enforcement are working a reported stabbing incident in the 500 block of Dunaway Ln. Air medical has been launched to the scene for one patient with major injuries.

Traffic Alert (Dallas)

Dallas PD reports both north and southbound I-35E at Marsalis Avenue are shut down to protect the motoring public from falling concrete and TxDOT bridge inspection.

Update: Interstate 35 now has the left lanes open in both directions. However, the overpasss from 300-400 block of Marsalis Avenue remain closed. Please be aware of work crews making repairs under the overpass.

Fatality Crash (Arlington)

The Arlington Police Department responded to a major crash in the 3500 block of E. Interstate Highway 30 around 10:35 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Witnesses reported that a 4-door passenger vehicle was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when the vehicle lost control and struck a guardrail on the outside shoulder. The sole occupant of the car, a woman in her late-20’s, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Ft. Worth Quint 33, Engine 27, Euless Quint 553, FWPD, and MedStar are working a major accident in the 14900 block of Trinity Blvd at Diplomacy Road. Air medical has been launched to the scene for a patient with arm amputation. CareFlite 1 is en route. Avoid this area.

Update – CareFlite is airlifting a patient to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.