High Angle Rescue

High Angle Rescue

July 24, 2015 Rescue

Yesterday, companies 1 and 3 were dispatched to St. Lawrence School to assist EMS with a worker who fell off a 2nd story roof onto the 1st floor roof. Crews quickly gained access to the roof and assessed the patient, whose chief complaint was of back and leg pain. The patient was then packaged and lowered to the ground using the bucket of Tower 7. The patient was transported to the hospital by Echo Hose Ambulance.

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Captain Plavcan: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, Hazmat Opts, EMT

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