Upper Allen Dual Entrapment

At 19:20 pm on Friday the 17th, Rescue 28 was special requested by Command 23 (Upper Allen) to assist on an accident with dual entrapment in the 500 block of West Winding Hill Rd. Companies 23 and 27 (Citizens) arrived to find 1 vehicle off the road, on its side in between trees with 2 occupants entrapped. The Rescue responded with 7 personnel and assisted with extrication and loading of one of the victims into the awaiting air medical helicopter. Extrication was very lengthy due to the severity of the accident. Both occupants were transported to local hospitals. Engine 25 (Monroe) assisted with establishing the Landing Zones for both helicopters. All crews worked well together. No other Injuries were reported. Rescue 30 (Hampden) transferred to Company 27 due to the rescue resources being stripped in the Mechanicsburg area.

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