444 Wildwood Ave – Physical Rescue

Around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Stations 285, 227 and 222 were requested by EMS to assist with lighting and extrication of a patient that had fallen over a hillside and into a creek. 285 Engine arrived on scene with 227 Rescue shortly behind. 285 Assistant Captain requested 227 Rescue crew to bring a stokes basket and rope to package the patient for extrication from the creek. Crews worked for about 5-10 minutes to successfully remove and transfer the patient over to EMS care. Great quick work to all.


Command: 285 Assistant Captain
Units: 285EN1, 285SS, 227RQ, 222RQ, 222EN1, 222EN2, VPD, GAEMS