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

Shooting (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD officers are investigating a shooting incident near the DFW National Cemetery on Mountain Creek Parkway. A vehicle has been struck by gunfire. 911 complainant heard multiple shots. DPD officers are searching the area around the cemetery for the suspect. There is a police helicopter overhead assisting in the search.

Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is on scene of a shooting in the 3200 block of Buckskin Drive. Two ambulances were requested to the scene. Suspect reportedly fled the scene in a gold vehicle. A crime scene has been established.

Outside Fire (Fort Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth FD crews are working a large outside fire at a facility in the 1400 block of Nixon Lane. This is located along the Trinity River. Heavy smoke will be visible while crews work to contain the fire. Quint 12, Engine 12, Engine 19, Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 6, Engine 25, and Truck 1 are all assigned.

Shooting (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas PD, Mesquite PD, and Garland PD officers are on scene of a reported shooting incident near the intersection of Self Plaza Drive and S. Garland Ave near 635. There is an ongoing crime scene investigation. Heavy police presence. AVOID this area.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police units are on scene of a major accident at S. Malcolm X. Blvd and Mc Dermott Ave. Dispatched as possible entrapment. There is a fuel spill at the scene. Rescue 24 is transporting a patient from this crash to Baylor Dallas code 3 (lights/siren). Avoid this area.

Major Accident (Fort Worth)

Engine 5, Engine 22, Engine 4, MedStar, and FWPD are on scene of a major accident on southbound 287 near E. Berry Street. One vehicle crashed into the back of an 18 wheeler. Major damage. MedStar is transporting a trauma patient to Harris Methodist with serious, potentially critical, injuries.

House Fire (Arlington)

Engine 12, Engine 16, Engine 9 and others are on scene with heavy fire showing from a one story house on Caplin Drive in southeast Arlington. Engine 12 and Engine 16 have pulled lines for fire attack. Battalion 2 has command.

SWAT Incident (Arlington)

*Delayed for officer safety* Arlington PD and SWAT have just taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded situation at a residence in the 5300 block of Holly Trail in west Arlington. APD had been on scene since about 10:30am this morning. SWAT was called in to assist. One subject is in police custody at this time.

Major Accident (Hillsboro)

Hillsboro FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving a bus on northbound I35 just south of Hillsboro. EMS is evaluating injuries at this time. Major delays on both NB and SB I35 through this area.

Rescue (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police personnel are on scene of a rescue in the 1500 block of Elm Street. Dispatched as a person trapped in an elevator. Urban Search and Rescue units are on scene and attempting to make contact with the person trapped. Avoid this area.

Barricaded Person (Mansfield)

*Delayed for Officer Safety* Mansfield Police and SWAT units have just taken a suspect into custody from a barricaded person situation, secondary to a reported domestic incident with possible armed suspect, in the 1700 block of Abaco Drive. Officers surrounded the house around 4:30pm and SWAT was called to assist with apprehension. Early on during the standoff, the suspect exited the residence, retrieved items from his vehicle and ran back into the house. Negotiations took place for about two hours. Officers have just made contact the suspect and have taken him into custody. Well done Mansfield PD!

Search (Crowley)

Multiple police officers along with DPS Helicopter are searching the area of FM 1187 / Crowley Plover Road near Canoe Way for a person possibly on foot in this area. Reportedly related to a domestic situation. More details when we hear them.

Update – DPS Helicopter is unable to locate any person on foot in this area and now clearing the scene.

Major Accident (Ellis County)

Multiple units are on scene of a major accident on northbound I35E between Forreston and Waxahachie. Ellis County EMS has launched Air Evac helicopter to the scene and requested a second ambulance as well. Northbound lanes of I35E will be closed soon to land the helicopter.

House Fire (Dallas)

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue crews are on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a house near the intersection of Channel Drive and Royal Lane in northwest Dallas. Expect heavy smoke in this area.

Large Grass Fire (Ellis County)

Ferris, Palmer, Bristol, Garrett, and Ennis firefighters are working to contain a large grass fire in the 1100 block of Union Hill Road near Andrews Road. Initial size up was 5-6 acres on fire and growing fast. Expect smoky conditions in this area.

Apartment Fire (Dallas)

Rescue 39 has arrived on scene to find heavy fire and smoke through the roof of a large apartment building in the 700 block of Comal Street at Ewing Ave. Engine 15 is also reporting heavy fire through the roof of a two story apartment building. Battalion 1 has command.

Search (Dallas)

Dallas PD, Dallas Sheriffs deputies, McKinney PD, and DPS troopers are searching for a suspect who fled on foot from a reported stolen vehicle and police chase in the area of Presbyterian Hospital Dallas at Walnut Hill Lane and Greenville Ave. Description is a light skin black male blue shirt and blue jeans wearing a white hat. Expect heavy police presence in this area until the suspect is caught.

Fatality Crash (Richardson)

Richardson Police are investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred yesterday, June 11th at 4:50pm. The crash occurred at the intersection of N. Plano Road and E. Renner Road. A rider on a scooter was traveling southbound on Plano Road and entered the intersection on a green light when a vehicle traveling northbound on Plano Road turning left failed to yield on a flashing yellow light and collided with the scooter. The rider of the scooter was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Air Medical (Cresson)

Cresson FD has landed CareFlite and Air Evac helicopters at the Motorsport Ranch. CareFlite has already lifted off the scene en route to JPS. The second helicopter, Air Evac Lifeteam, has just landed at the scene. More details on type of incident when we hear them. Reportedly related to a crash on Highway 171 in this area.

Update – Air Evac is airlifting one patient to Cook Children’s.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 6 is on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a two story house in the 7900 block of Steppington Drive. Dispatched as a fire that started in the garage. Reported all residents are out of the house. Battalion 1 has command and reports heavy fire is now showing from the rear of the house.

Shooting (Burleson)

Burleson Police, Fire, and MedStar are on scene of a shooting near the intersection of SW Wilshire Blvd and Elk Drive. One person has been shot with major injuries. Suspect reportedly fled in a vehicle. Burleson PD is requesting people to avoid this area. Updates will be posted when available.

Update – MedStar EMS is transporting the gunshot victim to JPS with CPR in progress.

Rollover Accident (Keene)

Keene Engine 78 is on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle rollover at FM 2280 and Twin Creeks Drive. One vehicle on its side with major damage. Initial reports indicate serious injuries. Requesting launch of medical helicopter.

Update – Helicopter declined flight due to weather. Johnson County EMS (AMR) is ground transporting one patient to JPS, serious injuries.

Double Homicide Investigation (Irving)

The Irving Police Department is investigating a double homicide which occurred yesterday (Tuesday June 5) afternoon at approximately 1:20pm in the 4200 block of Clubhouse Place. Officers responded to the area on reports of shots fired and discovered one person deceased from a gunshot wound. A second gunshot wound victim was transported to Parkland, but died at the hospital. The deceased victims have been identified as two teenage males. According to Irving PD, the two deceased victims and another person intended to commit an armed robbery at the listed location. The intended victim of the robbery managed to disarm one of the suspects, and the suspects started running away. The intended robbery victim then started shooting towards the suspects, striking the two (now deceased) victims listed above. The third suspect escaped injury, but has been located by Irving Police. The intended robbery victim has been arrested on a charge of Murder. The investigation is ongoing.

Fatality Accident (Johnson County)

This morning around 7am, multiple agencies from Johnson County responded to a major accident in the 5800 block of FM 2738 near Angel Drive for a reported vehicle that crashed off the roadway. According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, one person died in this crash.

Burn Victim (Little Elm)

Little Elm FD has landed PHI Med 10 helicopter near the intersection of Calmwater Drive and Canyon Lake Drive to airlift out a burn victim. It is best to avoid this area for the time being.
Update – PHI Med 10 has lifted from the scene en route to the hospital.

Major Accident (Parker County)

Brock FD, Lifecare EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident involving multiple vehicles with major damage on westbound I20 between Ranger Highway and FM 1189 west of Weatherford. Multiple injuries. All westbound lanes are closed. Significant delays and growing.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Forreston)

Forreston FD, Ellis County ESD #6, Ellis County EMS Medic 172, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident at Highway 77 and Cherry Street in Forreston proper. Dispatched to be a rollover accident with person pinned in the vehicle. Medic 172 is requesting launch of a medical helicopter to the scene. Italy FD responding for assistance as well. Extrication is in progress.

Update – Extended extrication has been completed. Air medical options are unavailable due to weather.

Update – Medic 172 is ground transporting one patient emergency to Methodist Dallas.

House Fire (Sachse)

Sachse Engine 1 and others are on scene of a house fire in the 1200 block of Westglen Drive. Fire through the roof of a house. Defensive fire operations at this time. Murphy, Wylie, and Rowlett FDs on scene for mutual aid.

Structure Fire (Fort Worth)

Battalion 1, Quint 17, Engine 17, Engine 21, and other FWFD units are on scene of a well involved structure fire, reported to be at a vacant church, in the 5000 block of Stanley Ave. Requesting a second alarm to the scene. Avoid this area.

House Fire (Fort Worth)

Engine 5 and other FWFD units are on scene with heavy fire showing from a residential structure in the 800 block of E Davis Street. Battalion 2, Truck 8, Engine 8, Engine 4, Engine 2, Safety 1, and others are all assigned to the fire.

Grass Fire (Benbrook)

Benbrook FD and Fort Worth FD are on scene of a reported vehicle fire and large, fast moving grass fire in the 11600 block of Benbrook Highway. Fort Worth Engine 30 and Engine 39 are on scene assisting with structure protection. Multiple brush trucks responding to the area. Avoid this area.