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Overturned Subaru in Dairy Farm (Rescue Box 47-12)

February 28th, 2006

Early Tuesday afternoon, units from Jacksonville was dispatched for a 10-50PI with Rollover in the area of Sweet Air Road and Green Road. Medic 475 arrived in the area to find a Black 1993 Subaru Forester on its side with one patient trapped inside. The crew on M475 immediately upgraded the call to a working rescue and requested the Trooper. Engine 471's crew arrived immediately afterwards and assumed command. The engine crew along with additional personnel who responded on Special Unit 476 assisted the EMS crew with the patient, stabilized the vehicle, pulled a protective hand line, and commenced with extrication . After the passenger door was removed, the entire roof of the vehicle was removed. Extrication was completed in under ten minutes. Truck 297, Squad 483, and the remainder of the rescue assignment was placed in service before arriving on the scene. M475 transported the patient to the medevac landing site in a field off of Sweet Air Road where Engine 382 was standing by. The patient was taken by Trooper 8 to the trauma center . A total of ten personnel from Jacksonville operated on the scene for approximately 40 minutes.

Jacksonville Units: E471, M475, SU476
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