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

Accident w/ Entrapment (Avalon)

Avalon FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are working a major accident with multiple people injured in the 100 block of FM 55. Multiple patients with serious to critical injuries. Two medical helicopters have been called to the scene. PHI and Air Evac are en route. Extrication is in progress. Avoid this area.

Shooting (Carrollton)

Carrollton PD is investigating a shooting at Hebron High School. One adult shot at JV football game vs Irving Nimitz. One adult suspect is in custody. One victim transported. No students involved, according to Carrollton Police. The scene is secure. Avoid this area.

House Fire (Arlington)

Arlington FD responded to a house fire earlier this morning in the 1700 block of Park Hill Drive. Engine 4 was first on the scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from the house with reported people trapped inside. Engine 4 was able to rescue two occupants from the burning house. Well done!

House Fire (Saginaw)

Saginaw FD along with Blue Mound FD, Eagle Mountain FD, and Lake Worth FD are working a structure fire in the 500 block of Kempson Court. Originally dispatched as a possible lightning strike to a house. Smoke showing upon Saginaw FD arrival. Avoid this area.

Officer Involved Shooting (White Settlement)

White Settlement PD and other law enforcement is investigating an officer involved shooting in the 600 block of Meadow Park Drive. According to a law enforcement official, the subject was armed with a gun and refused to drop it. Officer fired. MedStar transported to Harris downtown with major injuries, CPR in progress. Officers are OK.

Major Accident (McKinney)

McKinney Fire/EMS and Police are working a major accident involving multiple vehicles at the intersection of E. University Blvd and McDonald St. Heavy damage. Possible ejection. Multiple ambulances transporting from the scene. Helicopters unavailable due to weather.

Search (Bedford)

Bedford PD are searching for a suspect who fled on foot from a reported crash involving a stolen vehicle at Forest Ridge Drive and Harwood Road. Two suspects are in custody and one is still on the run. Officers are utilizing a drone to assist in the search. Expect heavy police presence in this area, including neighborhoods.

Drowning (Fort Worth)

Battalion 4, Quint 24, Engine 22, Dive 7, Brush 27, Medstar, and FWPD are on scene of another drowning in a submerged vehicle in the area of S. Cravens Road and Oakdale Drive. Medstar reports one person is deceased on the scene.

Aircraft Down (Ellis County)

Italy FD, Avalon FD, Ellis County EMS, and multiple law enforcement are in the area of FM 667 and Hooser Road for a possible aircraft down. Air Evac helicopter is overhead assisting in the search. Last known details were that a possible aircraft had crashed in the area of FM 667 and the Ellis / Navarro County line. Units have not located a crash site yet.

Officer Involved Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating an officer involved shooting in the 1200 block of S. Lamar Street at the Southside Flats apartments. DFR Rescue 4 transported a victim to Baylor Dallas, code 3 with serious injuries. According to the latest update from DPD, the suspect, believed to be the one transported, has died. The officer is not injured. Additional details will be released by DPD.

House Fire (Plano)

Battalion 2 and Engine 12 are on scene of a house fire in the 3800 block of Nantucket Drive. Smoke showing from the roof of a house. Truck 4 assisting with ventilation and fire attack. Working fire declared. Battalion 1, Engine 2, Engine 8, Squad 1 and other units assigned.

Major Traffic Alert (Fort Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth FD and PD along with Arlington FD and PD units are on scene of a major accident along westbound I30 at the Randol Mill bridge over the interstate. An 18 wheeler has struck the bridge which has caused damage. Units are working to close all westbound and eastbound lanes of I30 at this time. TxDOT is en route. Major delays.

Update – All lanes reopened.

Major Accident (Garland)

Garland Police are investigating a major accident at the intersection of Shiloh Road and Belt Line Road. At least two vehicles involved with major damage. High impact t-bone collision. One driver was transported by Garland EMS with critical injuries. The intersection is closed for investigation. Avoid this area.

Search (Haltom City)

Haltom City PD is searching for a subject who fled on foot from a major accident in the area of 5300 Denton Highway and NE Loop 820. Subject is a white male last seen wearing a white tank top. Multiple officers are checking North Park, Denise Drive, and west of Denton Highway towards the railroad tracks. Perimeter is being set up and aerial assistance has been requested.

Update – Ground officers and DPS-101 helicopter continue their search. Reports indicate the subject may be intoxicated. One person was reportedly ejected and seriously injured in the crash where this all began.

Update – The area has been checked by ground and air, and the subject has not been located. DPS-101 helicopter has cleared from the scene.

Major Accident (Denton County, Little Elm)

Multiple agencies are working a major accident with possible ejection along Highway 380 near Magnolia Blvd. Reported to be in front of the Baylor Emergency Clinic. PHI Med 10 will be landing at a helipad near the scene. One patient reported to be unconscious and not responsive. Major delays on Highway 380.

Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD is investigating a reported shooting near the Woods Chapel Baptist Church at Bowen Road and California Lane. California Lane is closed east of Bowen. Dalworthington Gardens PD also on scene. Avoid this area.