SQUAD 8-1 SPECIALED ON WEST HEMPFIELD ENTRAPMENT
 
November 17, 2017
 

Today at 1548 hours Squad 8-1 was requested to assist on a Vehicle Accident with Entrapment at Kinderhook Road & Marietta Avenue. Squad 8-1 responded immediately and received an update of 4 vehicles and possibly one trapped. Squad 8-1 was the first arriving EMS unit confirming multiple vehicles involved with 3 ALS patients, and two subjects trapped in two separate vehicles.

Squad 8-1 crew began to treat an unconscious and trapped subject, while fire crews from West Hempfield and Columbia worked on extrication. Squad 8-1 then assisted Medic 77-6 during transport to the local trauma center. During this time Squad 8-2 handled 3 back-to-back calls in the Borough.