On Tuesday, Rescue companies 222, 223, 227 were alerted for a male that fell 40′-50′ from a tree stand. The male was discovered about 1 mile into the woods over a hillside. A crew from 227 & PHEMS proceeded over the hillside. Once at the patient, he was safely immobilized and the long walk up the hill began. Crew from 227, 222, 223 took turns carrying the stokes basket up the hill. Once the patient was out of the woods, he was transported to the waiting medical helicopter and flown to a local trauma center.
Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Units: 227RQ, 222RQ, 222SQ, 223EN1, 223EN2, 223SQ, PHEMS, MD951/952, PHPD, Life Flight