Monthly Archives: December 2015

House Fire (Ft Worth)

Engine 22 on scene with heavy smoke and fire showing from a one story house in the 3700 block of Pate Drive. Working fire. Battalion 4, Truck 14, Engine 14, Engine 4, Engine 3, Quint 24, EMS 99, Safety 1, Utility 6, and others assigned to the fire.

Accident w/ Entrapment (Lewisville)

Lewisville FD has launched PHI air medical to the scene of an accident with entrapment on southbound I35E just before Valley Ridge. Landing zone for the helicopter will be near the accident scene.

Update – Extended extrication complete. PHI Med 10 has landed at Lewisville High. Lewisville EMS about to transport from accident to landing zone.

Update – PHI Med 10 airlifting to Medical Center of Plano.


Information will be updated throughout the day as more information becomes available.

*Ellis County*
Affected areas: far north portions of Ellis County and far south portions of Dallas county. Cities of Glenn Heights, Ovilla, and Waxahachie all report damage.
Damage: 101 structures damaged, 50% destroyed or major damage. 17 square miles damaged.
Injuries: A few injuries
Fatalities: None
Volunteers: Non-profits, churches and organizations wanting to assist tornado victims should contact Red Cross.

*Dallas County*
Affected areas: eastern Dallas County. Cities of Sunnyvale, Garland, and Rowlett.
Damage: Widespread. Hundreds of structures damaged or completely destroyed.
Injuries: 30+
Fatalities: 8
Shelter: Gale Fields Recreation Center in Garland, Steadham Elementary at 6200 Dandridge in Rowlett.
Volunteers: Need for volunteers is still being assessed.

*Collin County*
Affected areas: east and northeast Collin County. Cities of Farmersville, Nevada, and Copeville.
Damage: Structures damaged or completely destroyed (no word on count yet)
Injuries: Unknown
Fatalities: 3
Shelter: First Baptist Church in Farmersville
Volunteers: Unknown

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