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

Building Collapse (Dallas)

3225 Turtle Creek Blvd- Engine 11 is on scene of an investigation stating they have a large parking garage with multiple levels collapsed. Engine 11 requesting USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) as well as USAR Canine Search and Rescue to this location.

UPDATE: Rehab unit has now been assigned. USAR Canine is headed to the scene.

Medical Emergency (Dallas)

Friends, a Dallas police officer has collapsed while on bike patrol. He has been taken to the hospital by DFR. We are monitoring the situation and will keep you updated.

UPDATE** we have received word that the police officer who collapsed today remains in critical condition

Water Rescue (Dallas)

Dallas Fire Rescue and Dallas PD, are working a major incident at this time on Lake Ray Hubbard. Multiple rescues have been requested.

Dallas Police Department’s Aircraft, Air 1, had an incident near Lake Ray Hubbard. The pilot landed the aircraft safely but Dallas Fire Rescue transported the pilot to a Dallas area hospital with an unknown condition at this time. Credit: WFAA and DPD

Industrial Incident

NOT DFW (Waco): many of you have driven down IH35 southbound and seen Baylor University’s new stadium. There is an ongoing search for a construction worker who fell into the river and is missing. Baylor PD along with Waco Fire and Police are conducting the search.

Special Post (Dallas)

***special post (Dallas)*** Dallas Fire Rescue is extremely busy tonight. Due to oncor having no ETA, all 2 alarm companies are still holding in downtown Dallas on the transformer fire under the building. This is causing many resources to be tied up. On top of this many small fires have popped up throughout the city. 660 just advised 0 battalion chiefs are available at this time for anything other than fires.

3 Alarm Fire: (Dallas)

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas): 1500 Main Street, Dallas Fire Rescue Battalion 1 is on scene with a high rise with fire on the first and second floor. Immediate 2nd alarm called.

UPDATE: 807 (deputy chief) has advised they have a large transformer underground that is on fire. They are asking all second alarm companies to stage.

Update: DFR has just not requested the Super Fan. DFR Super Fan is a high rise fan on a trailer that can be extended 3 stories and rotate in different directions.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We had the neighborhood fire station over for thanksgiving dinner! Don’t worry, they left a couple times to take care of the citizens of Dallas today! Don’t forget to thank those who serve us away from their families on holidays like today! Thank them!


Major Accident (Dallas)

Dump Truck Vs Multiple vehicles. The dump truck jumped the east bound lanes of LBJ at Marsh and landed West Bound. Multiple people are trapped. The freeway is shut down in both directions. Engine 30 is advising they are trying to get Truck 20 through the traffic. Please let Emergency vehicles through this area.

UPDATE: LBJ Freeway West and East bound at Web Chapel. Expect heavy delays due to a double fatality accident. Freeway is shutdown. Hazmat is also en route.