ENTRAPMENT AND FLYOUT ON NICOPOLIS ROAD

     

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1956hrs- Bedford Communications alerted Company 1, Special Operations Command, Squad 1,  Medic 14-1, and County 10 to the area of 2575 Nicopolis Drive for a MVC with a vehicle over an embankment. Engine 1 (with four) arrived to find one vehicle down a ten foot embankment on its side with heavy damage and entrapment.  E-1 pulled trash line for protection while Rescue 1 (with four) went to work stabilizing the vehicle with ResqJacks. Crews removed the roof to allow EMS access to the driver and occupant.  Tac-1 and C-8 established a landing zone for Lifeguard 10 & 12 while patients were packaged and prepared for transport. Both patients were flown to RMH with non-life threatening injuries. Units operating: E-1, R-1, R-5, TAC-1, C-8, Medic 14-1, and County 10. Total Company 1 personnel: 11.