Friday, October 22, 2010

Female Trapped Under Vehicle

On October 21st, at 1222 hours Quint 25, Rescue 2, and BC 2 were dispatched to the Martin’s Grocery store at 3000 Stony Point Road for the female trapped under a vehicle. Q-25 arrived on scene and confirmed that an elderly female was trapped under a 4 door SUV. Units used cribbing to stabilize the car as airbags were used to lift the car off the elderly female. Within 25 minutes of the call the female was removed and placed in the back of a waiting Richmond Ambulance Authority unit. The female was alert and oriented during the entire operation. The female was transported to a level one trauma center. Units cleared around 1330 hours.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Early Morning Accident Sends Two to the Hospital

At 0851 hours this morning Richmond Fire was dispatched to the intersection of 41st and Forest Hill Ave for a two car accident. E-20 arrived on location to find a two car accident with two patients complaining of injuries. Both patients were transported to an area hospital by Richmond Ambulance Authority. Units remained on scene until 0930.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Early Morning Fire Ruled Accidental

On October 6 at 0826 hours Q-18, Q-12, Q-10, Q-19, R-2, BC-2 and Safety 2 were dispatched to 20 S. Nansemond Street for a reported building fire. Q-18 arrived on scene within 3 minutes and reported a 2 story office building with moderate smoke showing from the roof. Q-18 established a water supply and began an aggressive offensive attack. Q-10 Ladder the C side of the office building as Q-12 assisted with fire attack. Q-19 was assigned as the Rapid Intervention Team as R-2 performed a quick search of the fire involved building. Once the incident was declared a working fire Q-6, Q-5 and BC-1 was added to the assignment those units checked the other two businesses with in the strip mall complex. The fire was contained to the original unit but another business did receive minor smoke damage. The fire was marked under control at 0901 hours. The fire was ruled accidental, electrical in nature.