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Auto Accident with Confinement - Route 41 and Hood Road
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

On September 4, 2012 the Cochranville Fire Company and the West Grove Fire Company Ambulance Division were dispatched at 15:20 to Route 41 and Hood Road for an auto accident with unknown injuries. Engine 27-1 responded at 15:22 followed by Rescue 27 at 15:27. Engine 27-1 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with one vehicle off the roadway into a culvert with heavy rear end damage with one person still in the vehicle. After a scene size up was complete it was determined that the best way to remove the occupant from the vehicle would be to remove the B post of the vehicle. Engine 27-1's crew went in service with extrication operations at 15:33. Rescue 27 arrived on scene at 15:33 and assisted Engine 27-1's crew with extrication. Extrication was completed at 15:44. Crews then worked to clear the roadway of debris and cleaned up from the extrication. All 27 units then returned available at 15:51. Station 27 Units- Engine 27-1 and Rescue 27. Mutual Aid- Ambulance 22-1 and Ambulance 22-3.


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