VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESCUE - CHELTENHAM AVE & BROAD ST
 
By Lieutenant Tidjani Sylla
December 18, 2021
 

On Saturday December 18th at approximately 12:31AM, E2, SQ4 & R82 were dispatched to reports of a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Cheltenham Ave & Broad St.

Upon arrival; Chief 2 & Chief 4 surveyed the scene and determined PFD was committed to completing the rescue with no assistance from the county. Chief 2 recalled SQ4 & R82 and Ladder 29 and Squad 72 worked for almost 30 minutes to free the patient. Engine 2 and TAC 2's crews assisted with scene lighting, stood by with a charged hoseline as there was a significant gasoline leak from the accident as well as overall hazard control.

3 individuals were transported w/ various injuries.

 
Units: E2,SQ4,R82
 
Mutual Aid: L29, E63, SQ72 (PFD)