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Lancaster Township Fire Department

Incident Information

Date of Incident:

05/24/2016

People Involved in Providing Assistance to Incident:

Chief of Department:RONALD COMFORT JR
Third Assistant Chief/EMC MICHAEL PICKARD
Captain JUSTIN BRIAN
Lieutenant/PIO/Photographer GREGORY LEAMAN
Lieutenant THOMAS ROYER
Lieutenant MICHAEL ADAMS
Assistant Chief Engineer SHAWN ROOP
Firefighter MARK CLARE
Junior Firefighter ANTHONY CLARE
Fire Police Captain RONALD COMFORT SR
Fire Police Lieutenant EDWIN SLAYMAKER
Fire Police Lieutenant RODNEY WARNER, JR
Fire Police Sergeant JOHN JONES
Fire Police Officer ALBERT DORRICK
Fire Police Officer CARL JONES
Fire Police Officer ERIC SHEETZ
Fire Police officer RODNEY WARNER III
Fire Police Officer PERCY WISE SR

Description of Incident:

Lancaster Twp. FD was dispatched to a MVA at RiverDrive and Marietta Ave. in Lancaster Twp, PA Thursday May 24, 2016. A pickup struck the driver side of a Mercedes C230. After impact, the pickup was resting against the driver’s door of the Mercedes. Approximately 8-12″ of intrusion was present into the driver compartment of the Mercedes. The truck was separated from the car giving access to the driver side of the car. Preconnected Amkus hydraulic spreaders and “O” cutters from Lancaster Twp. FD were staged at the Mercedes. The rear door was forced using the spreaders and cutting of the “B” post was initiated. Removal of the rear door was completed using the spreaders. The driver door was opened by using the spreaders giving complete access to the “B” column, the “B” column was removed. Access was made for EMS and patient care.

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