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1ST Responder Newspaper - PA

June, 2016



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Womelsdorf operates this Ford 550 as Attack 47. (750gpm/300).

Off-road rollover leads to flight Schuylkill County, PA. Shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 2nd, Schuylkill County 911 dispatched Fire District 9 (Sheppton-Oneida) and Shenandoah ALS to 230 Phineyville Road in East Union Township for a vehicle accident with injuries. Engine 09-10 and Chief 09 arrived on the scene to find an offroad buggy rollover to the rear of the residence.

JUMP TO FILE #040316136 One occupant of the vehicle had been ejected while the other was suffering from minor injuries. Fire and EMS personnel quickly assessed both patients and decided one would need expedited transport to a trauma center. Aeromedical was requested to the scene.

Lehigh Valley Health Network MedEvac 4 was dispatched to respond and was landed by fire department personnel in the field directly behind the residence. Once on the ground, the patient was evaluated by the flight crew and taken to the waiting helicopter. Once the helicopter took off all fire and EMS crews went available. - JC KRIESHER

The Spring Township Fire Department operates this 1998 Pierce Saber rescue truck as Air 85.


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1st Responder Pennsylvania June Edition  

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