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Resident hospitalized after 3-alarm house fire near Lake Arlington

The Arlington Fire Department responded to a house fire at a home in the 6000 block of Englishoak Drive this afternoon at 3:39PM.

Heavy smoke was showing from the two-story house upon firefighters’ arrival.

Due to the heat, the fire quickly escalated to a 2nd alarm. A 3rd alarm was called as well, bringing in more manpower to assist with operations.

All residents were out of the home when firefighters arrived on scene. One resident, a man in his 80’s, was transported to a local hospital due to smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Driver airlifted to hospital after truck crashes off I35W in Alvarado

The Alvarado Police Department, Fire Department, and Johnson County EMS (AMR) all responded to a serious crash involving a commercial truck this morning along northbound I35W near Highway 67.

Officials say the truck was northbound on I35W when it left the roadway, went off the bridge, and came to rest on the permanently closed old US-67 exit ramp.

CareFlite was called to the scene and airlifted the driver to Harris downtown in unknown condition.

Expect first responder activity in the area while crews clear up the scene.

Firefighters rescue resident and dog from burning home in Lake Worth

Multiple firefighters from the Lake Worth Fire Department and Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4600 block of William Springs Road around 10:30AM this morning.

Lake Worth FD reported heavy smoke was showing from the house on arrival.

Firefighters went inside and were able to rescue one resident. CPR was administered on the man as he was transported to a local hospital in grave condition.

A dog was also rescued from the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Occupant airlifted from rollover crash near Haslet

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of a rollover accident with entrapment on Avondale Haslet Road near FM 156.

Haslet FD, Fort Worth FD, MedStar EMS, and Tarrant County sheriff deputies all responded to the scene.

One vehicle was reported to have overturned with an occupant ejected.

CareFlite was called to the scene and airlifted the patient with serious injuries.

The crash has been cleared.

Domestic disturbance at Irving business leads to shooting; one person injured, suspect in custody

The Irving Police Department responded to a shooting incident that occurred Thursday afternoon at a business along Kinwest Parkway just west of MacArthur Blvd.

Police say the victim was shot at least once and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim’s condition is unknown at this time.

The suspect has been taken into custody.

Officials say there was a domestic disturbance at or near a tailor store located in the 7400 block of MacArthur Blvd.

There was heavy police activity in the area while investigators worked the scene.

Banner photo: Smash da Topic

UPDATE: Dallas police officer in stable condition after rollover crash

A Dallas police officer involved in a serious rollover crash yesterday evening is in stable condition. The crash occurred around 10:30PM near the intersection of Camp Wisdom and Polk.

Officials say the officer was responding lights and siren to assist a fellow officer when he lost control of his squad car. The vehicle overturned multiple times, landing a short distance off the roadway.

Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the officer with potentially serious injuries to Methodist Dallas Hospital.

Police say the officer is in stable condition at this time.

There were no other officers or citizens hurt in the crash.

Banner photo: Smash da Topic

Investigators working to determine if shooting death of teen in Everman was intentional or by accident

The Everman Police Department is working to determine if the shooting death of an 18-year-old man on Monday was an intentional act or a terrible accident.

Police and paramedics were called to a convenience store in the 1700 block of Everman Parkway on Monday evening in reference to a person that had been shot.

First-arriving responders located a male with a gunshot wound to the back. CPR was administered as paramedics transported the victim to JPS, but he was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Detectives say the victim was driving a vehicle occupied by three passengers. As the vehicle pulled into the convenience store parking lot, one gunshot was fired from a gun in the back seat of the vehicle, striking the victim (driver) in the back.

The passengers immediately began calling for help and attempted to treat the man’s wounds.

Police detained all three passengers, but a thorough investigation is still in progress to determine whether or not the shooting was intentional or by accident. The passengers are cooperating with the investigation.

No charges have been filed as of yet.

Dallas SWAT arrests armed burglar inside home near White Rock Lake

This afternoon at around 2:20PM, the Dallas Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a homeowner in the 8200 block of Garland Road, reporting that an armed burglar was inside his home.

Dallas police officers responded to the scene and established a perimeter around the house. SWAT was called in to assist in apprehending the suspect.

SWAT was able to negotiate a peaceful surrender of the suspect inside the home. The burglar was arrested without incident and taken to jail.

There were no injuries reported to the homeowner or any officers.

Banner photo courtesy of Smash da Topic.

Argument in store parking lot leads to shooting in Arlington; two people injured

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a shooting in a strip center parking lot off S. Cooper Street near Interstate 20.

Police were called to the scene of a shooting at 1:45PM this afternoon. Officials say a preliminary investigation indicates two people were shot during an argument in the parking lot. Both individuals knew each other.

Both shooting victims are expected to survive their injuries.

Arlington police have arrested one person.

More details will be published once released by APD.

Irving police officer taken to hospital after being injured by suspect in stolen vehicle

The Irving Police Department is investigating the assault of one of their officers that led to an officer involved shooting.

The incident transpired in the parking lot of the Home Depot at 3200 W. Irving Blvd. Police received a call just after 1PM that a person had located their stolen vehicle in the parking lot.

As officers arrived, they observed a man walk up to the stolen vehicle. When one of the officers approached him, he jumped in the vehicle and attempted to drive off, wedging the officer between two vehicles.

The officer fired, but did not hit the suspect. When the shots were fired, the suspect immediately ceased resisting arrest, and was detained.

Both the officer and the suspect were transported to a local hospital. Neither were seriously injured.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

(Thanks to A_Allrutz on Twitter for the scene photo)

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