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

Major Accident (Plano)

Plano PD has closed northbound and southbound Preston Road between Hedgecoxe Road and Rasor Blvd, just south of 121 for accident investigation. Units were dispatched to a crash with person unconscious around 8pm tonight. Engine 8 reported at least two patients, one with major injuries.

Rescue (Frisco)

Battalion 2, Truck 8, Medic 8, and other Frisco Fire/EMS units are on scene of a person stuck in a machine near Beacon Crest Lane and Kaitlin Lane. PHI Med 2 has been requested to the scene along with a surgical team from MCP. Serious injuries. Avoid this area.

Update – PHI Med 2 helicopter will be bringing in a surgical/medical team from MCP to the scene shortly. This is happening in a new subdivision construction area near Independence and Main, north of 121.

Structure Fire (Ft Worth)

Multiple Fort Worth FD units are on scene of a working house fire in the 2400 block of Putnam Street. Engine 24 was first on with heavy fire showing. Quint 24, Engine 20, Engine 7, Engine 3, Engine 22, Truck 14, Engine 14, and other units all assigned.

Vehicle vs. Building w/ Fire (Plano)

Battalion 1, Truck 1, Engine 1, Medic 1, and Plano PD all working a major accident involving a vehicle vs. building in the 1900 block of K Ave. Engine 1 was first on scene with a fully involved vehicle that had struck a building. Fire has been contained at this time. Unknown injuries.

Major Accident (Ft Worth)

Quint 24, Engine 7, MedStar, and Fort Worth PD are working a major accident in the 1700 block of Garnet Lane in east Fort Worth. Requesting CareFlite launch to the scene.

Update – MedStar is ground transporting a motorcycle rider to JPS. Critical trauma and head injuries.

Grass Fire (Ft Worth)

Multiple units are working a grass fire in the 4100 block of E. 1st Street. Smoke will be visible from this fire. Battalion 2, Engine 14, Engine 8, Engine 23, Engine 2, Engine 25, Truck 14, Engine 22, Brush 22, Brush 23, Brush 39, Brush 25 all assigned.

Large Grass Fire (Wise County)

Boyd FD is on scene of a grass fire at County Road 4791 and County Road 4790. One structure in danger. Fire crews conducting structure protection at this time. Reporting at least 8 acres involved moving into heavy fuels. Several resources en route to assist.

Recovery (Little Elm)

Little Elm FD recovered a body and submerged vehicle this evening from the Little Elm Park boat ramp on Lake Lewisville, 700 W. Eldorado Parkway. Units were called out to the scene this evening and made recovery of a deceased person inside the vehicle around 5:30pm.

House Fire (Euless)

Euless Fire Department Engine 551 is on scene with fire showing from the back of a house in the 1700 block of Tanglecrest Court. Engine 551 going fast attack. Engine 553 has the hydrant. 2nd alarm has been requested to the scene. Battalion 55 has command. Bedford FD, Grapevine FD, and other departments are mutual aid.

Update – Ordering firefighters out of the house and going defensive/exterior operations. Heavy fire through the roof.

House Fire (Irving)

Irving Fire Department is on scene with heavy fire thru the roof of a two story house in the 600 block of Beacon Hill Drive. Working fire declared. 2nd alarm has been requested to the scene. Defensive/exterior operations at this time.

Major Accident (Mabank)

A little outside our coverage area, but CareFlite 2 (Dallas) has just landed at a major accident on westbound 175 just north of Mabank in Henderson County, southeast of Dallas. FD units are reporting the highway will be closed to allow for multiple medical aircraft to land, indicating multiple people have been injured. Heads up if you have any friends or family traveling in that direction.

Technical Rescue (Ft Worth)

Quint 35 and Engine 11 are on scene at the Lone Star Condos at Texas Motor Speedway, requesting a technical rescue team respond. Unknown circumstances at this time. Battalion 2, Battalion 6, Truck 1, Squad 2, Engine 38, Rescue 38, Engine 1 are all assigned. More details will be provided when we hear them.

Major Accident (Dallas)

Engine 27 and other DFR units are on scene of a major accident on northbound Dallas North Tollway near Royal Lane. Engine 27 reports another accident has occurred on the southbound side of DNT near the same location. Possibly multiple vehicles involved. Major delays on both directions of DNT through this area. Additional units dispatched. Slow down in this area.

Boating Incident (Eagle Mountain)

Early this morning around 2am, Eagle Mountain FD/EMS and other units were dispatched to Eagle Mountain Lake for a reported boating accident/incident with people in the water. Multiple children and two adults were involved. The children were all transported to Cook Children’s and one adult was taken to Harris downtown with serious injuries. A recovery on the second adult was made earlier this morning. We do not have any additional details.

House Fire (N. Richland Hills)

North Richland Hills FD Battalion 22, Truck 225, Engine 224, Engine 222, Engine 223, Quint 221, Medic 224, Medic 223, Watauga Quint 311, and Keller FD are all on scene of a working residential structure fire on Southhampton Drive near Chapman Drive. Command advising of a wall collapse. Exterior fire operations at this time.

Tractor Trailer Fire (Forreston)

Forreston FD, Italy FD, and Ellis County ESD #6 personnel are on scene of a tractor trailer fire affecting both northbound and southbound lanes of I35E near Mile Marker 391 in Forreston. Trailer reported to be fully involved. Major delays on I35E at this time. Its best to find another route.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 1 is on scene with smoke showing from a house in the 1200 block of I Ave. Engine 1 pulling a line and making an interior attack. Truck 1 also on scene. Battalion 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Medic 1, Truck 2 all assigned.

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

Engine 20 is on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from the first floor of an apartment building in the 14500 block of Dallas Parkway. Working fire.

Update – Truck 20 on scene and reports lots of smoke still showing. Requesting a 2nd alarm to the scene.

House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 57, Battalion 4, and Battalion 2 are on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 9600 block of Arborhill Drive. Working fire declared. Engine 28, Engine 29, Rescue 57, Truck 37, and Truck 57 all assigned.

Fatality Accident (Dallas)

Dallas Police are investigating a fatality accident in the 12300 block of E. Northwest Highway near Shiloh Road. It was dispatched just after 9:30pm this evening as a vehicle crash with person trapped inside of a burning vehicle. DPD reported a fatality on scene. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded with several units to assist with possible extrication and fire.

Major Accident (Allen)

Allen FD/EMS and PD are working a major accident on Highway 75 near Bethany Drive. Reported to be two large trucks involved and one on fire. Unknown injuries. Expect major delays throughout the day due to extended clean up. Find another route.

Large Grass Fire (Parker County)

Multiple units are on scene of a large grass fire in the area of 300 Walden Road near Granbury Highway, south of Weatherford. Size is reported to be 50+ acres involved. Multiple mutual aid has been requested to the scene.

Update – The fire has escalated to at least 3 alarms. Multiple departments from Parker and Hood counties are on scene and/or responding to assist. Texas A&M Forest Service is also en route to help. Fire estimated at 200 acres.

Update – A brush truck has been lost in the fire. One firefighter has been taken to the hospital.

House Fire (Wylie)

Quint 141 and other Wylie FD units are on scene with heavy fire showing from a house in the 1800 block of Morning Mist Way. Quint 141 and Quint 142 are interior. Reported fire in the attic. Murphy FD is mutual aid.

House Fire (Dallas)

Truck 50, Engine 26 are on scene with black smoke and fire showing from a house in the 2500 block of Tealmont Trail. Engine 26 making fire attack. Battalion 6, Battalion 9, Engine 12, Engine 15, Truck 33 all assigned.

Fire (Dallas)

Dallas Fire-Rescue is working a fire at a commercial facility in the 2000 block of Ruder Street. Battalion 6 reports a large pile of materials is burning. Heavy black smoke will be visible from this fire, especially along I30 and Loop 12 areas.

House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 16 is on scene with heavy fire showing from the 2nd floor of a two story house in the 4100 block of Abilene Street. Working fire declared. 2nd engine has water supply. Engine 16 making fire attack. Battalion 6, Battalion 9, Engine 36, Engine 50, Truck 36, Truck 50 all assigned.

House Fire (Arlington)

Engine 6 is on scene with heavy fire showing thru the roof of a one story house in the 100 block of Wingren Lane near S. Center Street. Working fire. Battalion 2 has command. Quint 6 has search. Engine 6 and Engine 12 attacking the fire.

House Fire (Dallas)

Truck 33 is on scene with fire showing from a one story house in the 2600 block of S. Marsalis Ave. Working fire declared. Battalion 5, Battalion 6, Engine 14, Engine 15, Engine 23, and Truck 25 all assigned.

House Fire (Dallas)

Engine 44 is on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 4800 block of Brashear Street. Engine 44 making fire attack. Engine 19 has water supply. Truck 19 also on scene and reports a one story house fully engulfed.

Rollover w/ Entrapment (Collin County)

Blue Ridge FD, Collin County EMS, multiple law enforcement, and others are on scene of a reported rollover accident with entrapment in the 10000 block of County Road 578 near Highway 78 north of Blue Ridge. PHI Med 2 and CareFlite 4 were both called to the scene to airlift patients. Both helicopters are airlifting patients to Medical City Plano with serious injuries. Reported to be a rollover crash with extended extrication.

Fatality Accident (Palmer)

Palmer FD, Ellis County EMS, and law enforcement are on scene of a major accident with fatality on the I45 service road near mile marker 258, just south of Palmer proper. Dispatched as a rollover. Justice of the Peace has been requested for a fatality at the scene. Traffic on the main lanes of I45 is not impacted.

2 Alarm Fire (Dallas)

Battalion 1, Engine 8, and multiple other DFR units are on scene of a structure fire in the 5000 block of Manett Street. Fire showing from the roof of a two story townhouse / residential structure. Command requesting a 2nd Alarm to the scene.

Trauma Injury (Red Oak)

Ferris FD, Red Oak FD, CareFlite ground and air EMS, and sheriffs deputies responded to a reported UTV / off road vehicle rollover with entrapment a short time ago in the 200 block of Sidewinder Loop. CareFlite airlifted one patient to Methodist Dallas with a serious trauma injury. CareFlite ground EMS also ground transported a patient to Methodist Dallas.

Multiple Vehicle Crash (Hill County)

Units are on scene of a multiple vehicle crash with fire reported on southbound I35E just before the I35 split in the Carl’s Corner area of Hill County. Hill County sheriffs deputies on scene report at least one vehicle is on fire. Unknown severity of injuries. Expect major delays if you are traveling southbound through this area.

House Fire (Grapevine)

Engine 2 is on scene with heavy fire showing from the first and second floors of a reported residential structure fire in the 600 block of N. Dove Road. 2nd alarm requested to the scene. Engine 1 has water supply. Battalion 1 has command.

Fatality Accident (Carrollton)

Carrollton PD is investigating a fatality crash which occurred this afternoon around 1:30pm at the intersection of Rosemeade Pkwy & Cemetery Hill Rd. The Medical Examiner reports one patient was transported to Baylor Scott and White Carrollton, but died from injuries sustained in the crash. Traffic was blocked in the area while CPD worked the investigation. No other details known.

House Fire (Frisco)

Quint 7, Quint 4, Engine 6, and other Frisco FD units are on scene of a working fire inside of a house in the 2700 block of Morgan Mill Road. Reported fire in a bedroom. Quint 7 pulling a line and attacking the fire.

Shooting (Arlington)

Arlington PD on scene of a shooting at the Parks Mall. Avoid the area. More information soon.

Update – APD reports this is an officer involved shooting and not an active shooter as some have reported. The Mall is closed.

Update – One subject shot and transported to the hospital. Officer is OK.

Update – PD was called to a sunglasses stand inside the mall for a theft. Officer responded. Suspect fled and produced some type of weapon and officer fired striking suspect. Suspect taken to hospital unknown condition all according to ArlingtonPD.

Burn (Azle)

Medic 52 is ground transporting a patient to THR Azle from a reported burn incident in the 6900 block of Nine Mile Bridge Road. CareFlite has been launched to rendezvous with EMS at THR Azle.

House Fire (Plano)

Engine 10 is on scene with fire showing thru the roof of a house in the 2400 block of Clear Field Drive. Working fire declared. Battalion 1 has command. Resident reports everyone is out of the house. Engine 10 attacking the fire.

Homicide Investigation (Dallas)

On November 18, 2017, at approximately 3:07 p.m., the Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting call at 9625 Webb Chapel Road. Upon officers arrival they discovered the victim, an unidentified male deceased from a gunshot wound. The shooting occurred in a crowded strip mall parking lot where there were several people standing in the vicinity.
The Dallas police needs the public’s assistance in solving this crime. Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Loeb at 214-671-3702 or Jeffrey.loeb@dallascityhall.com Please refer to report #263330-2017.

Major Accident (Ferris)

Ferris FD, CareFlite ground and air EMS, and multiple law enforcement all responded to a major accident this evening around 7pm on southbound I45 near mile marker 267. Reports indicate at major injuries and possible fatalities. One patient was flown into Dallas.

Structure Fire (Plano)

Engine 1, Truck 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, and other Plano FD units are on scene of a fully involved structure fire in the 1500 block of Central Expressway near 15th Street. Detached metal building fully engulfed with flames. Smoke and fire will be visible from Highway 75.