DALLAS — As rainy weather rolled in Wednesday night, emergency first responders were kept busy responding to car crashes, house fires and flooded roads. Below is a rundown of the effects of the storms across the metroplex.
DFW weather: A Few Severe Storms This Evening
At 6:28 p.m., the Flower Mound Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4600 block of Wisdom Creek Court. Fire and smoke consumed the second floor of the house.
At 7:02 p.m., the Southlake Fire Department responded to a house fire in the Carillon area.
The following areas in Fort Worth are flooded, according to the City of Fort Worth:
- 8000 Old Granbury Road
- 101 W. Morningside Drive
Furthermore, MedStar has responded to at least 34 EMS calls since 7 p.m.
As of 9:01 p.m., MedStar ahs taken 15 people, ranging from 25 to 70 years old, to the hospital for heat-related illnesses. Of those 15, eight were in serious condition, MedStar said.
As of 7:43 p.m., more than 40,000 outages have been reported. The outages per county are listed below.
- Collin: 199
- Dallas: 7,773
- Denton: 2,885
- Tarrant: 29,349
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