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.

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House fires

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. 

Other damage

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.

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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.

Power outages

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

Check the power outage map here

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