Monthly Archives: December 2016

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.

3 Alarm Large Grass Fire (Parker Co.)

3 Alarm Large Grass Fire (Parker Co.) – Parker Co FDs on scene of a large grass fire estimated at least 50 acres with 30-40 structures threatened. Fire is approaching White Settlement Rd. and Cattle Baron Rd. Command requesting PD assistance in evacuating the neighborhood near this location due to the approaching fire. Tarrant Co Fire units also enroute to assist. A3

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.

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