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

Fatality Accident (Palmer)

Palmer FD, Ellis County EMS, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with fatality on the I45 service road near mile marker 258, just south of Palmer proper. Dispatched as a rollover. Justice of the Peace has been requested for a fatality at the scene. Traffic on the main lanes of I45 is not impacted.

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 1, Engine 8, and multiple other DFR units are on scene of a structure fire in the 5000 block of Manett Street. Fire showing from the roof of a two story townhouse / residential structure. Command requesting a 2nd Alarm to the scene.

Trauma Injury (Red Oak)

Ferris FD, Red Oak FD, CareFlite ground and air EMS, and sheriffs deputies responded to a reported UTV / off road vehicle rollover with entrapment a short time ago in the 200 block of Sidewinder Loop. CareFlite airlifted one patient to Methodist Dallas with a serious trauma injury. CareFlite ground EMS also ground transported a patient to Methodist Dallas.

Multiple Vehicle Crash (Hill County)

Units are on scene of a multiple vehicle crash with fire reported on southbound I35E just before the I35 split in the Carl’s Corner area of Hill County. Hill County sheriffs deputies on scene report at least one vehicle is on fire. Unknown severity of injuries. Expect major delays if you are traveling southbound through this area.

House Fire (Grapevine)

Engine 2 is on scene with heavy fire showing from the first and second floors of a reported residential structure fire in the 600 block of N. Dove Road. 2nd alarm requested to the scene. Engine 1 has water supply. Battalion 1 has command.

Fatality Accident (Carrollton)

Carrollton PD is investigating a fatality crash which occurred this afternoon around 1:30pm at the intersection of Rosemeade Pkwy & Cemetery Hill Rd. The Medical Examiner reports one patient was transported to Baylor Scott and White Carrollton, but died from injuries sustained in the crash. Traffic was blocked in the area while CPD worked the investigation. No other details known.

House Fire (Frisco)

Quint 7, Quint 4, Engine 6, and other Frisco FD units are on scene of a working fire inside of a house in the 2700 block of Morgan Mill Road. Reported fire in a bedroom. Quint 7 pulling a line and attacking the fire.

Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD on scene of a shooting at the Parks Mall. Avoid the area. More information soon.

Update – APD reports this is an officer involved shooting and not an active shooter as some have reported. The Mall is closed.

Update – One subject shot and transported to the hospital. Officer is OK.

Update – PD was called to a sunglasses stand inside the mall for a theft. Officer responded. Suspect fled and produced some type of weapon and officer fired striking suspect. Suspect taken to hospital unknown condition all according to ArlingtonPD.

Burn (Azle)

Medic 52 is ground transporting a patient to THR Azle from a reported burn incident in the 6900 block of Nine Mile Bridge Road. CareFlite has been launched to rendezvous with EMS at THR Azle.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 10 is on scene with fire showing thru the roof of a house in the 2400 block of Clear Field Drive. Working fire declared. Battalion 1 has command. Resident reports everyone is out of the house. Engine 10 attacking the fire.

Homicide Investigation (Dallas)

On November 18, 2017, at approximately 3:07 p.m., the Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting call at 9625 Webb Chapel Road. Upon officers arrival they discovered the victim, an unidentified male deceased from a gunshot wound. The shooting occurred in a crowded strip mall parking lot where there were several people standing in the vicinity.
The Dallas police needs the public’s assistance in solving this crime. Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Loeb at 214-671-3702 or Jeffrey.loeb@dallascityhall.com Please refer to report #263330-2017.

Major Accident (Ferris)

Ferris FD, CareFlite ground and air EMS, and multiple law enforcement all responded to a major accident this evening around 7pm on southbound I45 near mile marker 267. Reports indicate at major injuries and possible fatalities. One patient was flown into Dallas.

Structure Fire (Plano)

Engine 1, Truck 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, and other Plano FD units are on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 1500 block of Central Expressway near 15th Street. Detached metal building fully engulfed with flames. Smoke and fire will be visible from Highway 75.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Collin County)

Melissa FD, Collin County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with entrapment in the 2400 block of McDonald St (Highway 5) in front of the Dollar General, just south of Melissa proper. Extrication is in progress. Anna FD and McKinney FD both requested to assist. Air medical has been launched to the scene.

House Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 1 and Battalion 5 are both on scene with heavy smoke showing from a one story house in the 1300 block of Melbourne Ave. Engine 14, Engine 15, Engine 23, Truck 23, Truck 33, and Rescue 33 are all assigned.

Barricaded Person (Irving)

*Delayed for officer safety* Irving Police have been on scene of a barricaded person situation in the area of Loop 12 and Shady Grove. Officers have just made entry into the room and found the suspect deceased from a self inflicted gunshot wound. No officers were injured. Please remember: we do not post SWAT scenes or similar police situations until they have been resolved.

Major Accident (Arlington)

Arlington Engine 13, Engine 15, EMS, and APD are on scene of a major accident on Redstone Drive. Major damage to the vehicle. Arlington EMS is ground transporting one unresponsive patient to MCA, code 3 (lights/siren) with serious trauma injuries.

Auto Pedestrian (McKinney)

McKinney Fire/EMS and Police are on scene of a reported person struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Eldorado Parkway and Ridge Drive. PHI Med 2 has landed at the scene to airlift the patient. (Information: First Response Photography)

Trauma Injury (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie FD, Ellis County EMS, and PHI Air Medical are on scene of a trauma Injury in the 200 block of Hunter Pass Road. Person to be a person who fell from a roof. Serious injuries are reported. PHI Med 8 has just landed at the scene.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Dallas)

Truck 37, Engine 37, Rescue 37, and Dallas PD are on scene of a major accident with entrapment on southbound Central Expressway near Lovers Lane. USAR (Urban Search & Rescue) is responding to assist with extrication. Rescue 37 is requesting another ambulance to the scene. Multiple vehicles involved with major damage. Expect delays in this area.

Structure Fire (Parker Co)

Millsap FD and numerous other agencies are working a 2 alarm structure fire in the 100 block of Trails End Circle. Engine 42 reports at least one mobile home on fire with burn victim. Lifecare EMS is on scene and requested air medical, but they are not flying due to weather. At least one burn victim with major injuries. 

Major Accident (Ennis)

Ennis Engine 192, Chief 192, Ellis County EMS, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident at Clay Street and Lake Bardwell Drive. Reports of a motorcycle involved. PHI Air Medical has been launched to the scene. Avoid this area.

Apartment Fire (McKinney)

McKinney Engine 6 and other units are working an apartment fire off Wilson Creek Parkway. Heavy fire reported in the attic of a two story apartment building. 2nd Alarm response has been requested to the scene. (Information: First Response Photography)

Motorcycle Accident (Wise County)

Greenwood-Slidell VFD, Wise County Medic 4, Rescue 1, and law enforcement are on scene of a reported motorcycle accident at FM 455 and FM 51. Dispatched as a motorcycle down. Unresponsive patient on scene with major injuries. A medical helicopter was placed on standby, but has been disregarded.

Structure Fire (Lucas)

Lucas FD is on scene with a fully involved structure fire in the 1900 block of Shady Lane. Engine 861 reports a one story structure fully involved. Defensive fire.
Update – Medical Examiner has been requested to the scene.