As crews were backing in from the crash on 81, another vehicle accident was dispatched.
This time, Sta 4 and EMS units responded to WCN Dr in Guilford Twp for a head-on collision. The Squad arrived, confirming dispatch.
Members removed one occupant and immediately began patient care until EMS arrived. After a patient evaluation by EMS, the patient was deemed to need aviation to a trauma center. Life Lion 3 landed on WCN Dr. Fire Police from Sta 4 handled traffic control
Just after 6am, Franklin 911 alerted units to I-81 SB @ mm 10.5 for a vehicle accident w/ people trapped.
Squad 41 arrived finding a single vehicle had struck the rear of a parked tractor trailer and 1 of the 2 occupants was trapped. Chief 46 Trace handled the Rescue Group while Deputy Chief 47 Miller assumed command.
The Squad crew and mutual aide units used the Holmatro - Rescue Tools and Extrication Equipment battery powered spreaders, cutters and rams to extricate the occupant in 17 minutes and turned them over to awaiting EMS.
This has since become a fatal accident. PSP is still continuing their investigation at the scene. Please use caution in the area!
Just after 4pm, Sta 4 and mutual aid units were sent to Rocky Spring Rd @
Hammond Dr for a shed fire. Asst Chief 49 arrived during dispatch finding a 10x10 shed fully involved. Crews advanced a hand-line and extinguished the fire. Crews operated for 1 hour.
We can’t end the day without wishing Happy Birthday to the one and only Fire Chief Trace! Although it was spent working the event, he got to spend the day with those who mean a lot to him- our brothers, sisters and supporters!