3/3/2008 – At approx 0700 hrs Fruitland Sta.3 and Salisbury Sta.16 were alerted for a motor vehicle accident with rescue Itao Riverside Drive and Timberlake Drive in Fruitland. Salis Pm-1 arrived o/l with what appeared to be a serious Mvc and requested a addt’l ambulance from Sta.15 Allen to the scene. R16 responded with 20A (M.Donaway) and a crew of 3 and R302 with 3-18 (C.Twilley) and a crew of 5. Both units arrived o/l at approx the same time and 3-18 established command. Command confirmed double entrapment in two seperate vehicles. Both crews assisted each other in the extrication of both vehicles. Total extrication time to remove all patient was approx 45 minutes due to severe damage to both vehicles. 2 Pri-1 patients were transported to Prmc for further evaluation, one of which was later flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore,Md . Crews remained on scene approx 30 min’s addt’l to assist Msp with traffic control and vehicle removal.
Story from Fruitland Fire Dept.
Photos by Jason Donalds FFD