Auto Accident with Entrapment
By Chief Hoseman Henry Schlimme
September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 27th at 20:34, Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to an overturned vehicle accident on the Route 1 bypass. Upon arrival, Sergeant 23 (Hedrick) upgraded the call to confirmed entrapment while the fire police provided traffic control. Rescue 23 and Engine 23-1 crews worked quickly to extricate the trapped occupant. The occupant was extricated within 5 minutes of arrival. Units remained on scene to provide scene lighting for PSP and Blittersdorf’s towing. Lt. 23 (Rochester) terminated command of the incident at 22:47.

Units: Rescue 23, Engine 23-1, Ambulance 23-2, Traffic 23
Mutual Aid: Medic 94-2, Pennsylvania State Police, Blittersdorf's Towing & Recovery
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