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Iredell County Rescue Squad / Statesville Fire and Rescue

Incident Information

Date of Incident:

08/19/2016

People Involved in Providing Assistance to Incident:

Donnie Perry- Chief
Delaine McWhorter- Captain
Jason Mullins- Captain
Bill Sherrill- Deputy Chief
Bradley Consalvo- Trainee
Spencer Alves- Trainee
Andrew Donawa- Trainee

Statesville Fire Department
Gary Styers- Chief
Jason Myrick- Captain
Josh Smith- Captain
Keith Menster- Captain
Glenn Kurfees- LT
Wayne Hill- LT
Ben McLain- FF
Jared Quarrels- FF
Jimmy Case- FF
Brett Compton- FF
Scott Butler- FF

Description of Incident:

Dispatched to a Motor vehicle accident. Retoned as pin in. Statesville Fire and Iredell Rescue extricated driver was pinned by her feet under the dash of the car. A medium sized ram was used to push the dash. With the ram fully extended, the dash was not moved enough to free legs. Placed a wedge in the relief cuts that were done by the cutters. AMKUS spreader and chains were used to pull the steering column which gained2-3 inches enough to free her legs. Pt was placed on backboard and moved to EMS care and control.

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