Total Time On Call:
Units Responding: Engine 514, Rescue 518, Fire Police 536, Centre LifeLink EMS, Patton Township Police
Officer In Charge: Captain J. Troup (591)
On the afternoon of 3/21/15 the Alpha Fire Co. was dispatched to the intersection of N. Atherton St. and Stevenson Rd. in Patton Township for motor vehicle crash with injuries. Reports from the scene were indicating a vehicle with the occupant still in the vehicle. Assistant Chief S. Kauffman requested an additional engine to the scene, upgrading the incident to an accident with entrapment. Engine 514 arrived to find a pick up truck on the guardrail with the occupant still in the vehicle. The crew from Engine 514 stabilized the vehicle and began removal of the passenger side door to extricate the patient. Capt. J. Troup established the command while crews worked the scene. Rescue 518 responded on the box in place of the second engine. Once the patient was extricated they were transported to the Mount Nittany Medical Center via Centre LifeLink EMS. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Patton Township Police.