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Parker County firefighters working a house fire outside of Springtown

Multiple firefighters from Springtown Fire Department, La Junta Fire Department, Briar-Reno Fire Department, and potentially others are on scene of a house fire in the 100 block of Crestwood Lane east of Springtown.

Smoke and flames are showing from the roof of the house. Reports indicate everyone was able to safely get out of the house.

Avoid this area.

Dallas firefighters working a house fire on the south side

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue crews are working a house fire near the 1200 block of Coleman Ave. This is in the area of Lamar St. and Cedar Crest Blvd.

Battalion 6 and first-arriving units reported heavy smoke showing from the house upon arrival. Searches of the building have been completed.

Avoid this area.

Plano firefighters are working to contain a house fire

Engine 12 is on scene with heavy smoke showing from a house in the 3900 block of Gettysburg Circle near Coit Road and Parker Road.

Firefighters are making fire attack and working to confirm everyone is out of the house.

Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Engine 2, Engine 4, Engine 5, Engine 8, Truck 2, Truck 3, Truck 5, and multiple other units are assigned.

Update – One person involved in this fire has been located and pronounced deceased on the scene.

Update – Fire placed under control.

Wise County units working a structure fire with injury

Multiple emergency responders are on scene of a mobile home residence on fire in the 400 block of Country Living Drive.

At least one person has been injured. Two ambulances have been requested to the scene.

Newark FD is on scene and multiple fire departments are responding to assist.

Southwest Loop 820 in Fort Worth slow due to crash with vehicle fire

Fort Worth FD, PD, and MedStar EMS are on scene of a major accident involving a vehicle fire on the westbound side of southwest Loop 820 between 377 and I-20.

One vehicle is fully engulfed with fire, and may have struck the bridge support pillar. There are unknown injuries at this time.

Heavy delays in this immediate area.

UPDATE: 40-year-old identified as person struck, killed by vehicle in Rowlett

Early Friday morning at around 2:47am, Rowlett police officers along with Fire-Rescue personnel responded to an accident at the Dalrock Road bridge over Interstate 30 in which a pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. The adult male pedestrian, identified as a 40-year-old man from Rowlett, died at the scene.

The fatality accident remains under investigation by the Rowlett Police Traffic Division and no criminal charges have been filed.

UPDATE: One person dead after multi-vehicle crashes on I20 in south Arlington

As we first reported last night, multiple units from Arlington Fire Department, Arlington EMS, and Arlington police responded to the scene of a multiple vehicle crash along Interstate 20 at the Kelly Elliott Road exit.

“Officers arrived on scene and located a total of six vehicles which had stopped along the freeway and were believed to be involved in multiple crashes” says Arlington police officials.

Investigators believe that there were a total of three crashes. Two vehicles were involved in the first crash. One of the drivers was attempting to push his vehicle onto the shoulder when he and his vehicle was struck by a passing vehicle, resulting in the second crash. Immediately following this crash, a third crash occurred with multiple vehicles in which investigators believe were trying to avoid the previous crash scenes.

The driver from the first crash who was struck by the second crash was transported to Medical City of Arlington, but died as a result of his injuries.

Multiple lanes of eastbound I20 were closed for several hours while police investigated the scene.

UPDATE: Body found this morning at White Rock Lake identified as missing Grand Prairie man

As you may have seen on DFW Scanner or other news pages, the Grand Prairie Police Department had been searching for a missing couple, Alfonso Hernandez and Weltzin Garcia. They were reported missing on February 5th. Hernandez’s vehicle was located at White Rock Lake.

This morning just after 9am, Dallas Police Department and Fire-Rescue personnel were called to the scene of a body in the water at White Rock Lake. Units responded and recovered the body.

According to Grand Prairie police officials, the body has been identified as Alfonso Hernandez. His body was transported to the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office for cause of death information.

The Dallas Police Department Dive Team, Texas Parks and Wildlife and Grand Prairie detectives continue to search for Weltzin Garcia and any additional evidence.

Firefighters on scene of a house fire in Blue Mound

Blue Mound Fire Department along with units from surrounding agencies are on scene of a house fire in the 700 block of Globe Ave in Blue Mound.

Heavy fire and smoke was showing from the one story house upon arrival.

The fire is now out.

Thanks to @TxRngerFan29 for the picture.

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