Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Units Respond to Multiple Accidents

On May 18, 2012  the Pinion Pine Fire District responded to three seperate motor vehical accidents within 12 hours totaling 4 cars and involving 7 patients. The major accident came in to alarm at 1408 hours of a single truck that had rolled multiple times. While enroute, updated reports from alarm indicated a person may be entrapped within the car, which activated a second engine company, E526 with secondary extrication tools to support  E521 which was already in route. Chief 501 was first to arrive on scene and found two patients, both had been pulled from the truck by bystanders. Pinion Pine Fire District Paramedic started treatment and provided additional care during the transport of the two patients to KRMC. E526's crew provided man power and hazard mitigation of fuels from the accident.

Single vehicle rollover, two patients transported.

Accident 2 of 3, all parties refused medical treatment.
Article by Lt/Medic Danny Zandvliet
Photos by Firefighter/EMT Chris Braudaway

No comments:

Post a Comment