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


Major Accident (Denton County)

Prosper and Little Elm units are working a major accident on Highway 380 between Magnolia Blvd and FM 1385. CareFlite has been launched to the scene. Also requesting Frisco’s Rescue 1 truck. At least two vehicles involved, major damage. Highway 380 will be completely closed. One person is heavily trapped in a vehicle that crashed under a box truck.


2 Alarm Fire (Bedford)

Bedford FD has been working a 2 alarm fire at Texas Land and Cattle, 1813 Hwy 121. Fire and smoke showing upon arrival, per Bedford FD. Avoid this area. The fire is now under control, but extensive overhaul operations are in progress.


Hot Pursuit (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD and others are in hot pursuit eastbound 820 approaching Highway 26. 90 MPH reported. UPDATES BELOW

*Update – The pursuit has ended as a successful spike hit on the suspect vehicle, eastbound 183 at 360. Two suspects in custody. Great job to FWPD and other agencies who assisted.


Major Accident (Rendon)

Rendon Engine 26, Medic 26, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident on Rendon Road near Renwood Drive. One vehicle major damage. Serious injuries are reported. Air medical has declined due to weather. Engine 26 requesting Everman FD for assistance. Possible ejection. Avoid this area.


Gas Leak (Bedford)

Bedford FD is working a major gas leak in the 200 block of Harwood Road between Norwood Drive and Brown Trail. A full one alarm assignment is on scene. Harwood Road is closed in this area. Please avoid the area!


Motorcycle Accident (Alvarado)

We’ve had several people asking what the hold up was on Highway 67 in Alvarado this evening. Alvarado FD and CareFlite ground EMS landed CareFlite for a motorcycle accident on E Hwy 67 near Baugh Street. The accident has been cleared and the roadway is open.


Search (Kennedale)

Kennedale PD, Arlington PD, DPS-101 helicopter and other law enforcement officers are searching for a subject on foot in the area of Bowman Springs Road and Corry A Edwards Road. Schools are on lockdown and Bowman Springs Road is closed in front of Fellowship Christian Academy. Avoid this area.

‪Final Update – The search has been suspended. Officers were not able to locate the subject. PD will remain in the area.‬


Grass Fire (Collin County)

Princeton FD along with multiple mutual aid departments are working a grass fire with reported structures involved in the 2500 block of Live Oak Road. Lowry Crossing FD, Branch FD, Farmersville FD, Melissa FD, and McKinney FD have all been requested to the scene.

Fast is moving fast due to winds. Additional structures in danger. Texas A&M Forest Service requested.


Gas Leak (Prosper)

Prosper FD and PD are working a major gas leak near Gentle Creek Trail and Coit Road. CoServ reports a 6″ gas line has been struck. Coit Road is closed between Prosper Trail and Frontier Parkway. There are some reports of residential evacuations in the area. If you live in the area, pay attention to messages from public safety.


Fatality Accident (Johnson County)

One person was killed last night in a rollover crash in northwest Johnson County. The accident occurred on the S curve of FM 2331 near Sky Road. Godley FD, CareFlite ground EMS, and multiple law enforcement responded to the scene. FM 2331 was closed for some time yesterday evening to investigate the crash.


2 Alarm Incident (Haltom City)

Haltom City FD with assistance from Fort Worth FD, North Richland Hills FD, Hurst FD, and Richland Hills FD are on scene of a 2 Alarm incident at the Tyson plant, 3900 Meacham Blvd, investigating a possible hazardous condition. One patient has been transported from the scene code 3 (lights/siren). Medstar is on standby for any additional injuries.


House Fire (Arlington)

Battalion 2, Engine 14, Truck 9, and Engine 9 are on scene of a house Fire in the 5400 block of Windy Meadow Drive. Smoke showing from the roof on arrival. Engine 14 made interior attack. Fire is out at this time. No injuries and house pet made it out OK.


Search (Arlington)

Arlington PD with assistance from DPS-101 helicopter are searching for armed robbery suspects in the area of NE Green Oaks Blvd and Ballpark Way in north Arlington. Avoid the area and do not interfere with police activities.


Fatality Accident (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD is investigating an earlier major accident on southbound 287 near Blue Mound Road. The crash occurred around 11:15am this morning and involved at least two vehicles. One patient was pronounced deceased on scene. The accident has been cleared and the roadway reopened.


Traffic Alert / Standoff (Navarro Co)

Navarro County reports I45 is closed in both directions near the 220 mile marker due to a standoff. Man with a gun. Shots fired. SWAT has been requested to the scene. This is on I45 between Corsicana and Richland. Highway could be closed for a prolonged period of time.

Update – Suspect is in custody.


Shooting (Dallas)

Dallas PD is investigating a shooting near the 9200 block of Skillman Street. Reports indicate a shooting has occurred near the 7-11 store just east of Skillman Street and LBJ, requesting Crime Scene. Air-1 is overhead.


2 Alarm House Fire (Dallas)

Battalions 1 and 3 are on scene with smoke showing from a two story residential structure in the 5300 block of Longview Street. Quite a bite of smoke showing from the roof.

Update – Command has requested a 2 alarm response to this fire. Fire coming from the roof of a two story residential structure.


2 Alarm Commercial Fire (Dallas)

Truck 23 and Engine 23 are on scene with heavy fire showing from a large commercial structure in the 3600 block of E. Kiest Blvd. Battalion 5, Battalion 6, Engine 6, Engine 33, Engine 38, and Truck 4 all assigned on the first alarm.

Update – Command has also requested a 2 alarm response to this fire. Heavy fire showing from a warehouse.


Plane Crash (McKinney)

McKinney FD is on scene of a reported plane crash in the 500 block of N Custer Road. Reported to be at the storage facility north of the Home Depot. Possibly two planes involved. Heavy smoke reported in the area. Updates as we hear them.
‪Update – Closing all lanes of Custer Road near Virginia Parkway due to reported debris in the roadway.‬

‪Update – Air medical is on standby for possible injuries. Fire now reported out. It’s best to completely avoid this area.‬

Update – There is at least one fatality reported.

Update – McKinney Police confirms at least one fatality at this scene. Please continue to avoid this area through the evening.


Burn Injury (Azle)

Azle FD is landing CareFlite for a reported burn victim from a boat fire in the 6500 block of Wells Burnett Road. CareFlite 1 is landing now. Lake Worth FD and Eagle Mountain EMS are on scene as well. CareFlite 1 airlifting a patient to Parkland.


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 36 and other FWFD units are working a house fire in the 1400 block of Whispering Cove Trail. Unknown size up at this time. Battalion 1, Quint 26, Quint 17, Engine 29, Engine 10, Engine 28, Safety 1, and others all assigned to the fire.


House Fire (Arlington)

Engine 2 is on scene with fire thru the roof of a house in the 2700 block of E. Mitchell Street. Working fire. Quint 6, Engine 6, and Engine 5 also on scene. Interior attack in progress. Fire knocked down in the attic. Battalion 1 has command.


Shooting (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth PD is on scene of a reported shooting incident in the 5300 block of Wonder Drive. MedStar is ground transporting a patient to JPS with a gunshot wound. Trauma alert.

Update – This is an officer involved shooting. Law Enforcement official reports the suspect has been transported to the hospital. Officer is OK.


2 Alarm Fire (Haslet)

Haslet FD with assistance from several departments have been working a structure fire on Mesa Blanco Trail. 2 alarm assignment with Lake Worth, Saginaw, Eagle Mountain, and Blue Mound FD mutual aid. The fire is under control at this hour.


Auto Pedestrian (Plano/Frisco)

Plano FD, Frisco EMS, and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a reported auto pedestrian accident on eastbound Sam Rayburn Tollway near Coit Road. Frisco Medic 8 is ground transporting one patient to Medical Center of Plano priority 1/code 3 (lights/siren) with serious traumatic injuries.


House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 23 is on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 2500 block of Childs Street, making a quick attack. Working fire. One story house. Battalions 5 and 6 both on scene report heavy fire thru the roof.


Auto Pedestrian (Rendon)

Rendon has launched CareFlite to the scene of a major accident, dispatched as a possible auto pedestrian accident, at 1187 and Oak Grove Road. CareFlite 1 has launched from Fort Worth and will be landing in a few minutes. Please avoid this area.


Grass Fire (Wise Co)

Several Wise County FDs with assistance from Jack and Montague FDs are working a large grass fire near FM 2265 and CR 1787. Fire estimated at 100 acres. Texas A&M Forest Service requested.

Update – Latest estimated size is 200 acres.

Latest information from the Texas A&M Forest Service indicates the fire has scorched 800 acres with little to no containment. The fire started in the area of FM 2265 and CR 1787, eventually spreading southward threatening homes and other structures on CR 1770. Several FDs are still on scene working to contain the fire.

Update – Fire is 30% contained at last update.


Major Accident (Ellis County)

Garrett VFD, Palmer VFD, Ennis FD, multiple Ellis County EMS units and several law enforcement on scene of a major accident impacting northbound and southbound I45 near the 255 mile marker just north of Ennis. Multiple patients to be transported from the scene. Also reports of one fatality at the scene. Extended road closure in this area. It’s best to choose another route.


Major Accident (Frisco/Plano)

Frisco Quint 8, Medic 8, Plano Engine 10, multiple law enforcement, and others are on scene of a major accident involving a semi truck on westbound Sam Rayburn Tollway (121) between Custer and Independence. At least two patients with potentially serious injuries. Command has requested three ambulances to the scene. Reported to involved a jack-knifed 18 wheeled in the ditch.


House Fire (Everman)

Everman FD and mutual aid departments are working a structure fire in the 300 block of Christie Ave. Working fire.
Update – 3 alarm response total. Fire has been tapped out at this time. Releasing mutual aid departments. Holding Everman units on scene.


Major Accident (Plano/Frisco)

Plano FD/EMS, Frisco FD/EMS, and multiple law enforcement are working a major accident with multiple people injured on eastbound 121 near Preston Road. At least three patients with serious injuries, one potentially critical. Requesting four ambulances to the scene.


Major Accident (Hill County)

Hillsboro FD, CareFlite ground EMS, multiple law enforcement and other FDs and EMS units are working a major accident on northbound I35E just past the I35 split north of Hillsboro. There are several people injured. Several ambulances and at least one helicopter on scene. All traffic is closed northbound. If you are traveling this way on I35, its best to take Highway 77 around the accident if going northbound on I35E from Hillsboro.

Update – Reports indicate this accident involves two buses and an 18 wheeler. Three heavy duty wreckers have been requested to assist in clean up.


Trauma Injury (Ellis County)

Ellis County ESD #6 firefighters and Ellis County Medic 181 are working a traumatic injury, reported fall from stairs, in the 4300 block of Lakeview. CareFlite was on standby, but disregarded. Medic 181 ground transporting a patient to Methodist central with serious to critical injuries.


House Fire (Dallas)

Truck 39, Engine 39, and others are on scene of a working fire inside a house in the 3000 block of Encino Drive. Battalion 3, Battalion 4, Engine 31, Engine 48, Truck 53, and Rescue 39 all assigned to the fire.


Fatality Accident (Ft Worth)

Fort Worth FD, Forest Hill FD, Arlington FD, Arlington EMS, Arlington PD, Fort Worth PD are all working a serious accident involving a fatality on southbound Loop 820 just after Sun Valley. Possible ejection. Multiple lanes blocked northbound and southbound. Avoid this area.


Rollover Accident (Frisco)

 Battalion 1, Quint 8, Medic 8, Frisco PD and others are on scene of a major accident involving a rollover on Custer Road near Rolator Road. All lanes of Custer Road are closed. Reports indicate a large truck has rolled over. It’s best to avoid this area.


Major Accident (Bedford)

Bedford Fire/EMS and BPD are on scene of a major Accident with reported entrapment and multiple people injured at Central Drive and L. Don Dodson Drive, requesting two helicopters to the scene for air medical transport. (Information: Harold Reed)


House Fire (Ft Worth)

Battalion 5, Quint 21, Engine 21, and others are working a house fire in the 4300 block of Kirkland Drive. Heavy smoke and fire showing from a house upon arrival. Quint 26, Engine 39, Engine 30, Engine 17, and others are assigned.


Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Battalion 2, Squad 2, Engine 1, Truck 1, Engine 19, Engine 12, FWPD, and MedStar are all on scene of a major accident with possible entrapment on northbound I35W near NE 28th Street. Reports indicate the accident involves a vehicle and an 18 wheeler near the bridge. Major delays!

*UPDATE – Fort Worth PD reports all northbound and southbound lanes of I35W are closed due to this accident. MedStar is advising CPR is in progress on one patient involved. Its best to avoid this area.


Major Accident (Rowlett)

Rowlett PD and FD have reopened westbound I30 at the Lake Ray Hubbard bridge following a major accident involving a motorcycle. PHI Med 2 helicopter was called to the scene and airlifted a patient to Medical Center of Plano with traumatic injuries from a high speed motorcycle accident.