Star Award

EAST GREENVILLE FIRE COMPANY

EAST GREENVILLE, PA

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Date of Incident:

12/06/2014

People Involved in Providing Assistance to Incident:

  • ERIC SCHANTZ
  • ROB SHAFER
  • KYLE HACKER
  • MIKE WETZEL
  • JAMES FRY
  • MIKE SHEPHERD
  • DAVE WELLER
  • COREY GRESSLEY
  • MATT HUTT
  • JASON WILSON

Description of Incident:

THE EAST GREENVILLE FIRE COMPANY WAS DISPATCHED TO A VEHICLE RESCUE AT 02:42 HOURS ON DECEMBER 6, 2014. THE CAR WAS FOUND OFF THE ROADWAY, IN TREES. THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE CAR IMPACTED A UTILITY POLE AND TREE, WITH APPROXIMATELY A THREE-, TO FOUR-FOOT INTRUSION. THE ROOF WAS COLLAPSED INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND THE CAR WAS ELEVATED OFF OF THE GROUND DUE TO THE TREES AND UNDERBRUSH. SOME OF THE TREES NEEDED TO BE CUT AND REMOVED TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF THE CAR. THE DRIVER WAS BELTED AND TRAPPED IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT, AND WAS UNCONSCIOUS. THE CAR WAS STABILIZED AND THE ROOF WAS CUT OFF THE CAR USING THE AMKUS SPEEDWAY CUTTER. THE AMKUS SPREADER AND SMALL CUTTER WERE ALSO USED TO COMPLETELY REMOVE THE ROOF, THE DRIVER’S SIDE DOOR, AND THE BOTTOM HALF OF THE STEERING WHEEL. THE LIGHTER WEIGHT OF THE AMKUS TOOLS ASSISTED IN THE EXTRICATION EFFORTS BECAUSE THE DRIVER’S SIDE DOOR WAS APPROXIMATELY FIVE FEET ABOVE GROUND. THE RESCUE WAS COMPLETED IN APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES FROM THE TIME OF ARRIVAL.

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