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

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ellis County)

Ellis County ESD #6 personnel, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with entrapment at Longbranch Road and Blackchamp Road. Extrication has just been completed. Air medical was requested to stand by, but none are flying due to weather. Unknown severity of injuries.

Update – Medic 192 is ground transporting one patient to Methodist Dallas, priority 1.

Water Rescues (Carrollton)

Carrollton emergency management reports multiple high water rescues ongoing due to flooding. One at Jeanette Way and North Denton Drive. Another as Josey Lane and Countryside. Carrollton FD was just dispatched to another possible water rescue at PGBT and Luna Road. Don’t drive thru high water!

Major Traffic Alert (Dallas)

Numerous Dallas Fire-Rescue and Sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident / fuel spill northbound I35E at 635. Northbound lanes are blocked and 635 ramps to northbound I35E, including express lane, are closed. Major traffic delays in this area. HazMat is on scene.

Gas Leak (Farmers Branch)

Farmers Branch FD and PD are on scene of a reported natural gas leak in the 2700 block of Cookscreek Place. Some residents in the area may be displaced due to the leak. Requesting a Battalion Chief and ambulance to the scene. Avoid this area.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a shooting at an apartment complex in downtown, 2300 Field Street. Officers report a suspect fled on foot and ran towards the Perot Museum. Described as a black male wearing all black clothing. Victim is deceased on scene. Crime Scene and Homicide investigators requested.

Official update from Dallas PD: They responded to 2323 N Field St regarding a shooting. A victim/employee found deceased. The suspect, a former employee/security guard, remains at large. Officers, including K9, are searching the area.

Police Incident (Arlington)

*Delayed for officer safety* Arlington PD has been in the area of 5300 block Vermillion Trail near Andalusia Trail in southwest Arlington for a few hours this afternoon. APD says they were looking for a suspect who was determined not to be in the area. Officers are clearing now.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Forreston)

Forreston FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident northbound I35E between Forreston and Waxahachie. Dispatched as a rollover with entrapment. PHI Air Medical is on standby. At least two patients with major injuries per Medic 172 on scene.

Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD are on scene of a shooting in the residential area off Inwood Drive and Cooper Street. Arlington EMS has transported at least one shooting victim to MCA. One patient has a gunshot wound to the chest. Engine 1, Engine 3, and multiple PD units on scene. Avoid this area.

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Battalion 6, Engine 37, Engine 41, and other FWFD units are on scene of a house fire in the 10100 block of Ash Creek Lane. Engine 37 reported smoke showing upon arrival. Battalion 3, Quint 35, Quint 9, Engine 31, Engine 38 all assigned to the fire.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas Police are investigating a shooting in the 3100 block of W. Pentagon Parkway. A victim was taken by personal vehicle from the scene to a local ER. A suspect fled the scene. Dispatch reported witnesses heard upwards of 20 gunshots. Officers requesting P.E.S. (Physical Evidence Section) crime scene investigators. Air-1 unavailable to surveil area due to weather.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Engine 23, Truck 23, Rescue 23, and Dallas Sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident on northbound I35E near Beckley Ave. Engine 23 requesting a second ambulance to the scene. All lanes are closed at this time. Major delays.

Apartment Fire (Plano)

Engine 1 is on scene of a working fire inside of an apartment building in the 200 block of Dogwood Place. Heavy smoke reported upstairs. FD units attempting to locate the fire. Battalion 1 has command. Engine 2 also on scene with fire attack.

Update – Fire located and knocked down. Truck 1 assisting with ventilation.

2 Alarm Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 3, Engine 22 are on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a commercial structure in the area of 4200 East Loop 820. Requesting a 2nd alarm to the scene. This is at the St. Jude Missionary Baptist Church. Heavy flames thru the roof.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Willow Park)

Willow Park FD, Lifecare EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving an 18 wheeler and multiple vehicles along I20 at Mikus Road. The accident affects both westbound and eastbound. Major damage. Extended extrication is in progress. Big delays in this area – it’s best to avoid!

Rollover Accident (Grapevine)

Engine 4, Engine 1, Grapevine EMS and PD are on scene of an overturned vehicle affecting both northbound and southbound lanes of 121 near 360. A heavy rescue response was dispatched for possible entrapment, but has been disregarded. Unknown injuries. Delays in the area.

Shooting / Traffic Alert (Dallas)

Dallas PD: Eastbound I-30 at Hampton Road is shutdown, traffic will be diverted north & south onto Hampton Road. Also eastbound Sylvan on ramp to I-30 is closed. This closure is to investigate an early morning shooting. Details from DPD:
“On February 19, 2018, at about 2:20 A.M., Dallas police officers were dispatched to 110 Dallas Fort Worth Turnpike Freeway regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed that the driver inside of a United States Postal Service box truck had been shot. It was confirmed that the victim was a United States Postal employee. Homicide detectives and United States Postal Inspectors responded to the scene.”

Accident w/ Entrapment (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth Engine 42, Burleson Truck 2, Rescue 2, MedStar EMS, and Police are working a major accident with reported entrapment on East FM 1187 / Rendon Crowley Road just east of I35W. At least two ambulances responding. One patient with serious to potentially critical injuries. Battalion 1, Squad 2, and Quint 17 all responding to assist. Avoid this area.

Rescue (Irving)

Battalion 1, Engine 5 Engine 1, Medic 1, Truck 3, Engine 6, Medic 6, Rescue 6, EMS Supervisor and Irving PD are all on scene of a rescue involving a vehicle into a hole in the 800 block of W. Oakdale Road. Official reports indicate a pickup truck has crashed into a construction site hole approximately 20 feet deep. Rescue operations are currently underway.

Apartment Fire (Carrollton)

Multiple Carrollton FD units are on scene of a fire at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Country Square Drive. First arriving unit reported a person hanging out of a window. FD has completed a successful rescue of that person. 2 alarms requested.

Homicide (Plano)

Just after 12:45am on Wednesday morning, February 14th, Plano PD responded to reports of gunshots in the 4200 block of McAlice Drive. Upon officers arrival, a subject was located in front of a residence with multiple gunshot wounds. That subject was pronounced deceased. Further investigation determined that the victim was a small business owner in Dallas and had been a target of a Robbery. Plano Police detectives continue to investigate.

2 Alarm Fire (Bedford)

Bedford FD is on scene of a working structure fire on Parkview Lane. Requesting 2 alarms to the scene. Heavy smoke and fire showing from an apartment building. Fire in the attic. Euless FD and others on scene for assistance. More details soon.

Update – Fire crews report heavy fire in the attic. Ordering firefighters out of the building. Defensive fire attack.

Update – Fire under control. Units on scene include: Bedford Engine 151, Engine 152, Truck 153, Medic 151, Medic 153, Colleyville Truck 241, Euless Truck 553, Grapevine Battalion 1, Engine 4, Truck 1, Hurst Medic 211, and others.

Search (Cedar Hill)

Cedar Hill Police are actively looking for a suspect in connection with an attempt child abduction at Newman Academy in the 1100 block of W FM 1382. All kids are accounted for. Officers are searching for the suspect now with DPD Air-1 helicopter.

Update from CHPD: Regarding the attempted child abduction, we’re searching for 2 subjects with the following descriptions:
1 Hispanic male wearing black hoodie and blue jeans
A black male wearing a white shirt red lettering. Subjects may be armed w/ knife.
*Update from Cedar Hill PD: “The search has concluded. Unfortunately, the suspects were not located. Our investigation into their identities continues. Based on information received during the investigative process, we no longer believe this was an attempted abduction.”

Shooting (Duncanville)

Duncanville PD is investigating a shooting at a Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen on the Highway 67 feeder road near Cockrell Hill. Around 9:45pm tonight, Duncanville Police received calls of shots fired at the listed location. Officers arrived and found two people shot. Both were taken by ground ambulance to Methodist Dallas Medical Center, conditions unknown. At least one suspect fled the scene. The shooting reportedly occurred after some type of disturbance at the location. If you were at the restaurant at the time at this incident and have information for police, contact Duncanville PD Dispatch at 972-223-6111.

Officer Involved Shooting (Everman)

Everman and Fort Worth police departments are on scene of an officer involved shooting in the 9000 block of Race Street. Initial reports indicate all officers are OK. At least one suspect transported into Fort Worth with gunshot wound. Working to confirm. No additional details known at this time.

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 27 is on scene with heavy fire and smoke showing from the garage of a one story house in the 8900 block of Creede Trail. Engine 27 pulling an attack line. Battalion 4, Quint 24, Engine 7, Engine 20, and Engine 24 all assigned. Working fire.

Shooting (Richardson)

Richardson PD is on scene of a reported shooting incident involving an officer injured at an apartment complex near Renner Road and North Star Road. Expect heavy police presence in the area. Please completely avoid the area. More details when we have them.

Fatality Accident (Hurst)

Hurst PD: At approximately 2 a.m., a single vehicle crashed in the 900 block of the westbound managed lanes of 121/183. The male driver, who was the sole occupant, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, it appears that vehicle speed and weather conditions were factors in the accident.

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 22, Engine 4, Engine 10, and other FWFD units are working a house fire in the 3500 block of Wilbarger Street at Shackleford Street. Heavy fire showing on arrival. Battalion 4, Truck 14, Engine 3, Engine 5 all assigned.

Shooting (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD, Quint 13, Engine 40, and MedStar are on scene of a reported domestic situation involving someone that has been shot at a residence in the 6000 block of Deck House Road in far northwest Fort Worth. Air medical has been launched to the scene.

Major Accident (North Richland Hills)

North Richland Hills Fire/EMS and Police are working a major accident on Davis Blvd at Hightower Drive. PHI Med 8 has been launched to the scene with a 6 minute ETA. Engine 224 has established a landing zone at nearby Gateway Church NRH. Avoid this area.
Update – PHI Med 10 is now en route instead of PHI Med 8. Landing shortly.
Update – PHI Med 10 has lifted from the scene and is airlifting one patient to JPS. Possible ejection.

Major Accident (Plano)

Plano PD has closed northbound and southbound Preston Road between Hedgecoxe Road and Rasor Blvd, just south of 121 for accident investigation. Units were dispatched to a crash with person unconscious around 8pm tonight. Engine 8 reported at least two patients, one with major injuries.

Rescue (Frisco)

Battalion 2, Truck 8, Medic 8, and other Frisco Fire/EMS units are on scene of a person stuck in a machine near Beacon Crest Lane and Kaitlin Lane. PHI Med 2 has been requested to the scene along with a surgical team from MCP. Serious injuries. Avoid this area.

Update – PHI Med 2 helicopter will be bringing in a surgical/medical team from MCP to the scene shortly. This is happening in a new subdivision construction area near Independence and Main, north of 121.