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Person airlifted from industrial accident in Mansfield

Mansfield Fire Department says a person has been critically injured in an industrial incident at a facility near the 1500 block of Heritage Parkway.

Emergency personnel responded to the scene and requested CareFlite. A CareFlite helicopter responded and has since left the scene for JPS.

Officials say one person was airlifted to JPS with critical, life-threatening injuries.

Update – The injured person has been pronounced deceased at the hospital, according to the Medical Examiner.

Heavy police activity in Carrollton due to barricaded person

Multiple Carrollton police officers along with SWAT personnel are on scene of a barricaded person in the area of Branch Hollow Drive and Old Denton Road.

Carrollton police say SWAT has been mobilized out of an abundance of caution.

The department’s Mobile Command Center is on the scene along with an armed personnel carrier. Carrollton has an ambulance standing by as well.

Please avoid this area and let police do their job. As usual, we will not be broadcasting any updates for officer safety reasons.

Update – Situation over. One person in custody.

Two shot, one fatally, at Arlington apartment complex

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that has left one person dead and another injured.

Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 2000 block of S. Cooper Street around 6:45pm this evening for a shooting call. When they arrived, they located a victim in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital. A second victim was taken by private vehicle to the hospital. One of the victims has died.

Police have arrested and charged a 45-year-old female with one count of Murder and another count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Arlington police investigators are still working to determine the circumstances surrounding the crime.

I30 closed in Arlington due to crash involving bridge

All lanes of eastbound I30 are forced to exit off the highway while crews investigate a major accident involving a bridge.

Arlington Police say a large crane has struck the Fielder Road bridge over the Interstate. There is damage to the bridge. Northbound lanes of Fielder Road are also closed due to the strike.

Expect major delays through this area.

Update – Lanes of I30 have been reopened at this time.

Severe weather outbreak in progress across TX & OK; expected to stay away from DFW

An ongoing severe weather outbreak is currently in progress across a large portion of Texas and Oklahoma.

Earlier today, forecasters upgraded a large portion of southwestern and central Oklahoma – including Oklahoma City – as well as areas of west Texas to a ‘HIGH’ risk of severe storms. The ‘HIGH’ risk is rarely issued from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center. Large, long-track tornadoes are expected along with “significant flooding.”

Luckily, the severe weather threat will stay well west and north of the immediate Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex. The NWS in Fort Worth sent up a weather balloon earlier today to check the strength of the atmosphere. The reading continued to show a strong ‘CAP’ over the Metroplex, which will hinder any thunderstorm development.

But up north in Oklahoma, atmospheric conditions appear to favor strong tornadoes and significant severe weather through tonight.

We’ll be keeping an eye on things just in case they change for the immediate DFW Metroplex, but for now, nothing is expected to impact our area.

Missing child from Fort Worth kidnapped

Multiple Fort Worth PD officers are on scene in the area of 2900 6th Ave in the Ryan Place neighborhood of central / south central Fort Worth for a missing child.

Reports indicate this is a kidnapping. Fort Worth police were dispatched to the scene around 6:37pm this evening.

Update – Police say Salem Sabatka was the victim. She is an 8-year-old white female with brown hair and blue eyes. 4’5”, 56 lbs. No additional details at this time. Police say the suspect is a bald caramel/black skin 40-year-old male who picked up Salem from the street. She was walking with her mother, who attempted to gain access to the suspect’s vehicle, but was unsuccessful.

When abducted, she was wearing a teal t-shirt and green leggings.

The suspect’s vehicle description is a gray 4-door sedan, alloy wheels with light tint with paper tag/license plates.


*Update – Fort Worth PD says Salem Sabatka has been located safe. The suspect is in custody. No further details.

Dallas Fire-Rescue working 2–alarm structure fire

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue personnel are working a structure fire near the 4700 block of W Amherst in the Bluffview area of north Dallas.

Command has requested a 2nd alarm on the fire. Multiple units are responding to the scene for assistance.

Units on scene are defensive, meaning they have taken an exterior posture. Heavy smoke and fire showing from the building.

Overturned semi along Highway 183 in Irving

Multiple Irving FD and PD units are on scene of a major accident involving a semi truck on its right along westbound 183 near Belt Line.

Right lanes are blocked in this area. There are heavy delays through the impacted stretch of highway. Unknown injuries at this time.

Slow down if you are traveling through this area.

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