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


Major Accident (Wise County)

Multiple agencies are on scene of a major accident on Highway 114 between Bridgeport and Paradise. Major delays in this area.

Update – A second accident has occurred in this area. There are multiple injuries involved in this second crash. PHI Med 10 helicopter has been launched to the scene. Multiple ambulances requested to the scene. Highway 114 is closed.


Major Accident (Arlington)

Engine 12, Medic 14, and Arlington PD are on scene of a major accident westbound I20 just before Collins Street. One person down in the roadway. PHI Med 8 was on standby, but EMS will be ground transporting to MCA, CPR in progress.


Major Accident (Dallas)

Eastbound I20 is shut down near Bonnie View in south Dallas due to a major accident involving an 18 wheeler. There is also a reported fire at the location. All eastbound lanes are forced to exit. Expect major delays throughout the day.


Bus Rollover (Justin)

Justin FD is on scene of a reported rollover accident involving an overturned bus in the 12600 block of FM 407. Requesting multiple ambulances to the scene and Krum FD to assist. Over a dozen patients on scene. Updates to follow.

Update – Ambulances are responding from both Denton and Wise counties. Northwest ISD requested to bring another bus to the scene. Triage is in progress.

Update – FD unit on scene reports 10+ patients with non-serious injuries. Also reports upwards of 6 with serious injuries. EMS is still evaluating all patients. Avoid FM 407 west of Justin.


Rollover Accident (Waxahachie)

Waxahachie Battalion 1, Engine 1, Truck 3, Waxahachie PD, and Ellis County EMS are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover southbound I35E under the FM 1446 bridge. One vehicle on its side. No one trapped. EMS is evaluating injuries. All southbound lanes are closed at this time.


Drowning (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth Police are investigating a drowning at an apartment complex in the 9000 block of Brian Way Circle. FWFD, PD, and MedStar were called to the scene around 2pm for a person that had drowned in a pool. Resuscitation efforts were administered, but the 6 year old victim died at Cook Children’s Hospital.


Structure Fire (Italy)

Italy FD is on scene of a working structure fire at a commercial facility / restaurant in the 1000 block of Dale Evans Drive. Forreston FD arriving on scene now and setting up a supply line. Working fire declared.


Major Accident (Dallas)

Dallas PD and Dallas Fire-Rescue are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving multiple vehicles in the 5400 block of W Kiest Blvd. DPD advising one person possibly ejected. Multiple ambulances requested to the scene. Lanes are blocked in this area.


School Incident (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth PD is on scene at Waverly Park Elementary School (3604 Cimmaron Trail) investigating a suspicious phone call / possible threat made towards the school. The school is on lockdown at this time. Students are not being evacuated. Parents are advised NOT to go to the school, but wait at Western Hills Community Church at 8500 Chapin Road for more information.


Fire w/ Victim (Watauga)

Watauga FD/EMS and PD are on scene of a reported fire in the 6500 block of Kary Lynn Drive South. CareFlite has just airlifted a victim from this fire to Parkland Hospital in Dallas. (Information courtesy Harold Reed)


Structure Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 4, Engine 37, Truck 37, and other DFR units are on scene of a reported fire at a multi-story commercial building at 9400 N. Central Expressway. Dispatched as smoke on the 16th floor. Engine 37 has fire attack. Engine 17 catching the plug.


House Fire (Coppell)

Coppell Engine 122, Engine 123, Truck 123, Engine 121, and others are on scene of a working house fire in the 200 block of Winding Hollow Lane. Heavy smoke showing from a house upon FD arrival. Fire attack is in progress.


Rollover Accident (Waxahachie)

Battalion 1, Engine 2, Truck 3, Ellis County Medic 172, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported vehicle rollover on the southbound I35E feeder road near FM 876. Units requesting a medical helicopter to the scene.

Update – Helicopter canceled. Medic 172 is ground transporting one patient to Children’s Dallas, serious injuries.


Major Accident (Ellis County)

Forreston FD is on scene of a major accident with several people injured, requesting multiple ambulances to the scene along with two medical helicopters, southbound I35E just south of Waxahachie. All southbound lanes are blocked at this time.

Update – Three helicopters are now en route to the scene. Requested a fourth, but canceled. FD unit on scene reports four patients with critical injuries. All southbound lanes are closed – seek another route if traveling I35E south of Waxahachie.


Homicide (Dallas)

Dallas Police and Crime Scene investigators are investigating a homicide in the 500 block of Pueblo Street. DPD reports this as a double homicide. This is in the Trinity Groves area of west Dallas.


Fire (Frisco)

Multiple Frisco FD units are working a reported fire at Baylor Scott and White Centennial Hospital, 12505 Lebanon Road. Dispatched as a possible fire on the 2nd floor of the building. It’s best to avoid this area.


Trauma Injury (Pilot Point)

Pilot Point FD is landing CareFlite at Pilot Point High School to airlift out a patient involved in a trauma / amputation injury. Incident occurred at a business in the 900 block of N. Highway 377. Patient was cut by a table saw. CareFlite is landing now at 2:13pm.


Trauma Injury (Aubrey)

PHI Med 10 helicopter landed at Aubrey High School moments ago to airlift out a pediatric trauma injury. According to Aubrey FD, a pediatric was kicked in the head by a donkey. They used the high school parking lot as a landing zone (incident did not involve the school). PHI Med 10 is airlifting the patient into Dallas.


House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 23, Truck 33 are on scene with heavy fire showing from a one story house in the 2700 block of Alaska Ave. Working fire declared. Battalion 6 has command. Battalion 5, Engine 25, Engine 33, Engine 46, Truck 23 all assigned.


Drowning (Arlington)

Arlington Fire, EMS, and Police responded to a drowning incident this afternoon at a residence in the 7400 block of Lakes End Drive. Emergency responders were called to the scene for a drowning/cardiac arrest of a child. EMS transported to Cook Children’s Hospital, but the pediatric patient died in the Emergency Room.


Water Rescue (Pilot Point)

Pilot Point Fire/EMS and law enforcement are on scene of a reported water rescue and possible drowning at a small pond off Mohon Lane southeast of Pilot Point. Reported at least one person unaccounted for. Lewisville’s Rescue 2 dive team is responding to assist. PHI Med 10 Helicopter is circling the pond for aerial assistance.


Auto Pedestrian (Euless)

Euless Police and Fire are on scene of a major accident, reported vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 300 block of W. Euless Blvd near Vine Street. Medic 553 is ground transporting a patient to Harris HEB. Critical patient with CPR in progress.


Apartment Fire (Arlington)

Arlington FD made a quick and efficient knock down of an apartment fire early this morning in the 700 block of Randol Mill. Fire showing through roof on arrival. Battalion 1, Engine 1, Engine 4, Engine 8, Truck 1, Quint 8 all responded.


Shooting (Garland)

Garland Police are investigating a reported shooting in front of the Cici’s Pizza in the 1000 block of Northwest Highway. Officers responded to a person shot around 4pm. Victim shot several times transported to hospital and declared deceased. Suspect fled the scene.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Fort Worth)

Engine 40 and MedStar on scene of a major accident in the 9300 block of Boat Club Road in front of Harbor One Marina. Quint 13, Squad 2, Battalion 3 all responding to assist. Boat Club Road is completely shut down. Three patients, all with serious injuries. Avoid the area.


Apartment Fire (Dallas)

Engine 53, Truck 53, Battalion 1, and other DFR units are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a two story apartment building in the 2700 block of N. Buckner Blvd. Working fire declared. Engine 31, Engine 39, Rescue 53, Truck 39, and Battalion 3 also assigned.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Arlington)

Engine 7, Truck 7, Rescue 7, Engine 10, Medic 8, and Arlington PD are on scene of a major accident at I20 and Bowman Springs. Vehicle is in the ditch with difficult access. Extrication has been completed. EMS is ground transporting a patient to JPS with serious injuries.


Search (Grand Prairie)

Law enforcement along with K-9 and DPS-101 helicopter are searching for a person on foot in the area of 161 / PGBT and Pioneer Parkway. Units are concentrating on a wooded area near the Boys and Girls Club on Enterprise Street at Robinson Road. Avoid this area.


Shooting (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth PD has been investigating a shooting in the 3800 block of Knox Street. They received a 911 call around 1:40pm requesting assistance at the given location. When units arrived, they found a person deceased from a gunshot wound. Unknown suspect information.


House Fire (Mansfield)

Mansfield Quint 4, Medic 4, Engine 1, Engine 2, and others are on scene of a fire at a large two story residence. Missed the address. Quint 4 reported fire showing. The fire has been contained and is under control.


Major Accident (Addison/Dallas)

Multiple emergency crews are working a major accident involving an 18 wheeler on southbound Dallas North Tollway at Belt Line. Dispatched as possible entrapment. HazMat also requested to the scene. All southbound lanes are closed at this time, and northbound lanes are slow. Avoid this area.


Major Accident (Frisco)

Battalion 1, Truck 6, Quint 1, Rescue 1, Medic 1, Frisco PD, and others are working a major accident on southbound Preston Road near Rockhill Parkway. One person trapped. Extrication is in progress. All southbound lanes are closed. Avoid this area.


Accident w/ Entrapment (Fort Worth)

Engine 24 is on scene of a major accident involving two vehicles at Handley Ederville Road and Randol Mill Road, requesting additional resources to the scene for entrapment. Extrication required on both vehicles. Quint 24, Rescue 14, Engine 14, FWPD, and MedStar are all on scene as well.


SWAT Incident (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a possible barricaded person situation in the 3200 block of Bellville Drive. SWAT is arriving now to assist other units with a reported person wearing a robe armed with a gun inside the house. No updates will be provided due to officer safety. This is ongoing in a neighborhood just east of the intersection of John West Road and Buckner Blvd. Roads are closed in the area. If you live in the immediate area, stay inside. Avoid this area.


Apartment Fire (Fort Worth)

Quint 33 reports heavy smoke showing from an apartment building in the 3800 block of Post Oak Blvd. Possible people trapped. Euless FD responding to assist. Battalion 2, Battalion 4, Truck 14 Quint 24, Engine 27, Engine 7, Engine 20 all assigned.