Industrial Rescue Perkiomen Township
 
By Member Jeffrey Wentworth
October 16, 2017
 

Industrial Rescue
Sun. Oct 15th 2017 at 14:40 hours.
Collegeville Fire Co., along with Perkiomen Twp., Fire Co., were dispatched to an industrial rescue in the iron bridge section of Perkiomen Township. Callers reported a man with his hands stuck in machinery. BC66 arrived and established “Perkiomen Command”. Engine 66 arrived and put its hydraulic spreading tool in service. Crews used cribbing to hold advances made by the tool. Rescue 34 arrived and put their hydraulic spreader and port-powers in service also. Working in tandem both spreaders freed the victim from the machine. The victim was flown to a hospital by JeffSTAT Critical Care Transport. Skippack Fire Company handed the LZ.

 
Units: E66; R34; SD34; U34
 
Mutual Aid: 86, JEFFSTAT
 
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JEFFSTAT
JEFFSTAT
 
ENGINE 86 @ HELO LANDING
ENGINE 86 @ HELO LANDING
utility 34 on scene
utility 34 on scene
 
ENGINE 66 AN EMS 324 IN BACKGROUND
ENGINE 66 AN EMS 324 IN BACKGROUND
ENGINE AND TAC 66 ON SCENE
ENGINE AND TAC 66 ON SCENE
 
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RESCUE & SQUAD 34 ON SCENE
RESCUE & SQUAD 34 ON SCENE