4/17/2012 – Around 15:00, Kent Center dispatched Station 49 (Frederica) for a structure collapse. Command 49 with 49-15 (Chief Jerry Johnston) went responding and was advised that this was a vehicle that had struck a house. Crews from Rescue 49 and Ladder 49 assessed the structure and advised command that there was damage to load bearing walls and possibly the second floor. Command requested the Kent County Special Operations Team to respond for shoring of the structure.
Command 43 with 43-16 (Tucker Dempsey) and KCEMS 604 (EMS Lt. Dave Mick) arrived and began the assessment for shoring up the structure. Rescue 51 and Light & Air 51 arrived shortly after, along with other members of the Special Ops team. Crews shored up the interior prior to removing the vehicle, then shored up the porch. Units cleared the incident around 18:30.
Units on scene:
Command 49, Command 43, Ambulance A-49, Ladder 49, Rescues 49 and 51, Kent County SO-1, Light & Air 51, KCEMS 604