Star Award

Schriever Volunteer Fire Department

Schriever, Louisiana

Share

Date of Incident:

08/01/2016

People Involved in Providing Assistance to Incident:

  • Kenneth P. Pitre, Fire Chief, Incident Commander
  • Willard Chauvin, Rescue LT., Operation Commander

Description of Incident:

A pickup truck south bound on La Hwy 311 with the driver playing on his cell phone sideswipe two vehicles causing the truck to turn left into the front and side of a car heading north on La Hwy 311. The force of the collision cause the driver side of the vehicle to be crushed and ripped on the vehicle. The accident was reported to be in the Schriever Fire District but was found about 1/2 mile into the next district. A total of response distance of 9 miles. That Department was requested however all Schriever units continued to the accident scene. The second department did not have a truck at their nearest station so Schriever began extrication using Amkus tools. The call was dispatched to Schriever at 19:05 and the first rescue unit arrived on scene at 19:17 and extrication was completed at 19:29. This was a 22 minute response and extrication time. The young lady was driving a Honda Accord. The driver door, the A post were crushed down on the lady and the B post hit her in the head. Upon arrival of Schriever Rescue 1, an Amkus 32 Spreader, Amkus 21A Cutter, and 30″ Ram were deployed using two on board electric pump units with a total of 4 lines available. Three 100 foot hose reel lines were used. The speed of the spreader and cutters removed the vehicle parts to free the driver. The lady was transported to a New Orleans trauma hospital by medical helicopter. She went into cardiac arrest twice in route to the hospital. The lady is still going through physical therapy as of today for damage to her left arm. According to her, at a meeting one year later, the trauma doctor wrote in her medical records that “if not for the speed of the extrication she would have died from her injuries”. Our Amkus Tools are the best

More Star Award winners

Star Award

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Safety Crew

Las Vegas, NV

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Upper Augusta Volunteer Fire Co

Sunbury, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Viscount Volunteer Fire Department

Viscount, Saskatchewan

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Schriever Volunteer Fire Department

Schriever, Louisiana

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Upper Augusta Vol Fire Co

Sunbury, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

La Grange Park Fire Department

La Grange Park, IL

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Citizens Fire Company #1 of Highspire

Highspire, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Constantia Volunteer Fire Department

Constantia, NY

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Colonial Park Fire Company

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Schuylerville Fire Dept.

Schuylerville, NY

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Iredell County Rescue Squad, Inc.

Statesville, NC

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Susquehanna DLA Fire Department

New Cumberland, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Maytown East Donegal Township Fire Department

Maytown, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Safety Crew

Las Vegas, NV

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Friendship Fire Company

Port Royal, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Lancaster Township Fire Department

Lancaster, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Iredell County Rescue Squad / Statesville Fire and Rescue

Statesville, NC

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Somerset Fire & Rescue Co. No. 1

Somerset, NJ

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Shamokin Dam Fire company

Shamokindam, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Upper Augusta Fire Company

Sunbury, Pennsylvania

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Citizens Hose Company No.5

Lock Haven, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Lancaster Township Fire Department

Lancaster, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Dunkirk, Maryland

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Beaver Dams Vol. Fire Dept.

Beaver Dams, NY

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Shamokin Dam Fire Company

Shamokin Dam, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

La Grange Park Fire Department / Brookfield Fire Department

La Grange Park, IL

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Shamokin Dam Volunteer Fire Company

Shamokin Dam, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Friendship Fire Company

Port Royal, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Irondale Fire & Rescue Department

Irondale, Ohio

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Iredell County Rescue Squad and West Iredell Fire Department

Statesville, NC

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Gowanda Volunteer FD

Gowanda, New York

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

West End Fire Co. #3 Sheridan

Tower City, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Jonesboro Fire Department

Jonesboro, Arkansas

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Safety Crew

Las Vegas, NV

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Broken Bow Fire & Rescue

Broken Bow, Oklahoma

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

West Willow Fire Company

Willow Street, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

West Willow Fire Company

Willow Street, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

White Plains Fire Department

Anniston, AL

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Cloquet Area Fire District

Cloquet, MN

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

EAST GREENVILLE FIRE COMPANY

EAST GREENVILLE, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Dunkirk, MD

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Dunkirk, MD

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Jeff-Craig Fire & Rescue

Vevay, IN

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Swansboro EMS/ Rescue Squad, Inc

Swansboro, NC

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Dunkirk, MD

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Safety Crew

Las Vegas, NV

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

McKean Hose Company

McKean, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Oriskany Fire Dept

Oriskany, NY

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Oriskany Fire Department

Oriskany, NY

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Oriskany Fire Department

Oriskany, NY

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Gowanda Volunteer Fire Dept

Gowanda, New York

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Reliance Fire Company

Berwick, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Kankakee Township Fire Protection District

Kankakee, IL

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Swansboro EMS/Rescue Squad, Inc

Swansboro, North Carolina

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Swansboro EMS/Rescue Squad, Inc

Swansboro, North Carolina

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Dunkirk VFD

Dunkirk, Maryland

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Cherryhill Township Volunteer Fire Company

Penn Run, PA

View details arrow_forward
Star Award

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Safety Crew

Las Vegas, NV

View details arrow_forward

Newsletter Sign-up

Charge to the Rescue