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Fire (Irving)

You might have seen heavy black smoke around DFW Airport a little earlier today. Irving FD and HazMat were working a reported fuel tank fire near Esters Blvd and Reese Dr. Fire is under control.

NOT DFW – Train Derailment (Bosque County)

NOT DFW – Valley Mills, TX (Bosque County) Train Derailment – Valley Mills VFD, Clifton VFD, Waco FD HazMat, and Bosque County Emergency Management are working a major train derailment about a mile north of the Valley Mills city limits. Multiple train cars overturned and possibly leaking chemicals. (Info: Valley Mills VFD)

Rollover Accident (Mansfield)

Quint 3 is in command of a rollover accident, unknown location at this time. Medical helicopter was on standby, but is not needed. Occupant of the vehicle self-extricated. Reported to be 2 vehicles involved, one on its top. If we get a location, we will update.

Pursuit/Crash/Foot Pursuit (Grand Prairie/Arlington)

Grand Prairie PD were in pursuit of a vehicle when it crashed in the 1700 block of NE Green Oaks Blvd and near Ascension Blvd. At least 1 black male suspect fled on foot in area of Brown Blvd and Hidden Ridge Drive.

*Update – Arlington EMS is transporting the victim involved in head-on crash with the suspect to JPS. Heavy damage to the vehicles. Suspects were traveling at an estimated 80-90mph at time of collision. The victim was rendered unconscious as a result of this accident, but is now alert.

Overnight Shooting (Tarrant Co, Blue Mound)

Blue Mound PD: On March 18, 2015 at about 1:00am, Blue Mound Police officers were dispatched to a residence located at 601 Globe Ave to investigate a possible shooting. On arrival, officers found three individuals inside the residence. One of the individuals, a 19 year old male, was found to have been wounded by gun fire. He was transported to a local hospital, no condition available at this time. Witnesses indicated that the victim was attempting to open the front door of the residence when the suspect (s) fired a single round from an unknown type weather. The shooting is still under investigation.

Fatality Accident (Dallas)

At 4:45am this morning, Dallas Sheriffs and Dallas Fire were dispatched to a major accident involving an overturned 18 wheeler and a pickup truck on northbound I35E near Market Center. Sheriffs corrected the location as NB I35E at the Oak Lawn exit. There was a single fatality in the pickup truck. Other occupants were transported via Dallas Fire.

Major Accident (Frisco)

Frisco Quint 5 is on scene, at least 2 vehicles involved in a major accident with one on its top near Stonebridge and Custer. Moderate to severe damage reported. McKinney FD mutual aid. At least one patient with serious injuries. Frisco Medic 5 is transporting code 3 (lights/siren) to Medical Center of Plano.

Major Accident (Carrollton)

Battalion 111 and other CFD, CPD units on scene of a major accident, requesting CareFlite and a second ambulance at Josey Lane north of Trinity Mills. CareFlite will be landing in the southbound lanes.

Carrollton Major Accident *Update – Carrollton PD is advising this accident was secondary to a police chase. Carrollton EMS Medic 113 is ground transporting one patient code 3 (light/siren) to Parkland with serious to critical injuries. Extrication is currently in progress on patient #2. CareFlite has just landed at the scene. Avoid Josey Lane between PGBT and Frankford Road. Accident involves at least 2 vehicles, one rollover and one into a retaining wall.

Fatality Accident (Parker County)

Law enforcement is investigating a fatality accident this morning at 11397 FM 730 South and Flat Rock Road near Azle. The accident occurred just after 8:00am. Engine 51 (Parker County ESD) was first on scene with a vehicle into a tree. Engine 54 also arrived on scene and advised a patient was unconscious. LifeCare EMS Medic 22 ground transported the occupant to Texas Health Harris Hospital in Azle, but he was pronounced deceased in the hospital’s emergency room, per the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.

Pursuit Terminated (Grand Prairie)

Grand Prairie PD has just terminated a high-speed pursuit of a motorcycle on NB Loop 12 near Singleton Blvd. Suspect described as wearing a white shirt, black pants with a multi-colored helmet. Speeds 100+mph. GPPD terminated pursuit due to high speeds and safety for other drivers (but they were keeping up with him!).


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