Route 8 Extrication – 1/26/15

Route 8 Extrication – 1/26/15

January 28, 2015 MVA

Just after 1pm Companies 3 & 1 were dispatched to Route 8 North between exits 12 and 13 for an accident. Car 3 arrived reporting a pickup truck off the road with the driver trapped. Squad 1 and crews from Squad 30 and Engine 32 removed the roof to quickly extricate the driver who was suffering serious injuries. The patient was loaded into a stokes basket and brought up to the road and into the care of EMS for transport.

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

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