Below Grade Rescue – Interstate-66

On Friday June 24th Tower 1 (4 personnel) was requested by Medic 9 to box 0466 for a traffic accident that had resulted in a vehicle going approximately 50’ below grade over an embankment coming to rest in a creek. The driver was reported trapped and was freed by first arriving crews. Rescue Squad 1 (5 personnel) was added by Battalion 1 with Rescue Squad 504 also responding. Units arrived and setup the stokes basket operation for a below grade rescue, both Rescue Squads and Tower worked for approximately 1 hour removing the victim. Who was transferred back to the awaiting EMS personnel and AirCare. Batt. 3 held command, and Batt. 591 held the Rescue Group.


Units on the run: W4, M9, TW-1, RSQ-1, E-524, E-504, RSQ-504, Batt. 3, Batt. 591, C1100 & C4

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