Seabrook Fire and Rescue

Child Struck By Car Gets Flown to Trauma Center

 On Tuesday August 5, 2014, at 14:04 hours, Engine 3202, Rescue 3221, Engine 3301, Squad 34, and Life Support 6 were dispatched to Highway 77 in front of Franco's Market for a pedestrian motor vehicle crash. BLS 3428 arrived and found a male juvenile that had been struck by a car while riding his bicycle. Engine 3301 and Rescue 3221 arrived seconds later and Command was established. BLS 3428 requested a medical helicopter to fly bringing in Medevac 5 to the scene. Engine 3301 cleared the scene and responded to a nearby school parking lot to set up the Landing Zone. Engine 3202 arrived at the accident scene and assisted Rescue 3221 with cleaning up debris. The vehicle that struck the patient came to rest in Franco's parking lot and had a smashed windshield and minor front end damage. The vehicle was also leaking oil due to striking the curb following the impact. BLS 3428 and Life Support 6 treated that patient while waiting for the helicopter to arrive. The patient was then flown to an area trauma center with non life-threatening injuries. Witnesses stated that the patient came from a parking lot across the street and did not look both ways before crossing the highway. All units were clear of the scene at 14:44 hours.

   


 

Commercial Alarm Activation

 On Sunday August 3, 2014, at 07:59 hours, Engine 3104 and Engine 3202 were dispatched to Polk Lane at the Seabrook House for an alarm activation. Engine 3202 arrived first due and found nothing showing. Engine 3104 arrived seconds later and established Command. After investigation, crews found the alarm was set off accidentally and the system was reset. Command placed the situation under control and all units cleared at 08:25 hours.

   


 

Units Investigate Alarm Activation

 On Sunday August 3, 2014, at 05:02 hours, Engine 3301 and Engine 3202 were dispatched to McCormick Boulevard in Upper Deerfield Estates for an alarm activation. Engine 3301 arrived first due with nothing showing and established Command. Engine 3202 arrived shortly after. Crews investigated the residence and found the activation to be from a faulty detector. Command placed the situation under control and all units were clear at 06:02 hours.

   


 

Interior Gas Leak

 On Wednesday July 30, 2014, at 07:27 hours, Engine 3202, Ladder 3216, Engine 3301, Tender 3111, and Squad 34 were dispatched to Highway 77 at the Charles F. Seabrook School for an interior gas leak. County Dispatch advised responding units that a janitor on location smells an odor of natural gas. Engine 3202 arrived first due and established Command. Ladder 3216 and Engine 3301 arrived shortly after. Crews checked the interior of the school with gas meters and found nothing evident. Command recalled all other units at this time. South Jersey Gas was notified to follow up on the complaint. Command placed the situation under control and all units were clear at 07:49 hours.

   


 

Wire Down Ignites Small Fire

 On Saturday July 26, 2014, at 10:21 hours, Engine 3202 and Engine 3301 were dispatched to Finley Road near Old Deerfield Pike for a wires call. Engine 3202 arrived and found a live wire down with a small grass fire, and established Command. Engine 3301 arrived shortly after and crews staged on scene until Atlantic City Electric arrived to cut the power. After the power was cut, the small fire was extinguishing using a PW extinguisher. All units cleared the scene at 11:13 hours.

   


 

1 Transported After MVC

 On Friday July 25, 2014, 07:31 hours, Engine 3104, Rescue 3221, and Squad 34 were dispatched to Center Road and Friesburg Road for a motor vehicle crash. BLS 3426 arrived to find two vehicles with moderate damage and began to assess the patients. Engine 3104 arrived and established Command. Rescue 3221 arrived shortly after, stabilized the vehicles, and assisted E3104's crew with cleaning up debris. One patient was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. All units were clear of the scene at 08:12 hours. 

   


 

Tender 3211 Responds to Kitchen Fire

 On Thursday July 24, 2014, at 13:31 hours, Engine 2101 (Hopewell-Stow Creek), Tender 1411 (Greenwich), Ladder 705 (Bridgeton City), Tender 3211 (Seabrook), BLS 727 (Bridgeton City), and Life Support 7 were dispatched to Shiloh Pike for a dwelling fire reported with entrapment. County Dispatch advised responding units that it was reported to be a kitchen fire and the occupants were possibly trapped inside. Engine 2101 arrived first due and found a light smoke condition with all occupants evacuated, and established Command. Crews from Ladder 705, Tender 1411, and Engine 2101 checked the kitchen for any extension and ventilated the residence. Tender 3211 was recalled on location due to services not needed. One resident was transported to a local hospital by BLS 727 and Life Support 7 with respiratory distress. All units were clear of the scene at 14:15 hours.

   


 

Minor Head-on MVC

 On Wednesday July 23, 2014, at 12:30 hours, Rescue 3221, Engine 3301, and Squad 34 were dispatched to Highway 77 and Big Oak Road for a motor vehicle crash. 3331 (UD#3 Chief) arrived to find a two vehicle head-on crash, with all patients out of the vehicle. BLS 3428 arrived and began assessing the patients. Rescue 3221 arrived a short time later and established Command. Crews from R3221 and E3301 cleaned up the debris and stabilized the vehicles. All patients refused transport to a hospital and all units were clear of the scene at 12:57 hours.

   


 

Fall Victim Gets Flown to Trauma Center

 On Wednesday July 16, 2014, at 10:32 hours, Squad 34, Engine 3301, Rescue 3221, and Life Support 20 were dispatched to Dawson Drive for a fall victim. County Dispatch advised responding units that it was reported to be a male patient that fell approximately 40 feet from a tree, and had the tree land on him. Engine 3301 arrived first due and found the male patient with a large laceration to his face and unable to move his fingers and toes. Life Support 20 arrived and requested a helicopter to fly bringing in JeffStat1 medical helicopter. BLS 3428 arrived and began to package the patient while ALS gave treatment. Rescue 3221's crew assisted EMS while Engine 3301 cleared the scene to set up the landing zone for the helicopter. The patient was flown to a trauma center with serious injuries. All units were clear of the scene at 11:28 hours.

   


 

Lebanon Road MVC

 On Monday July 14, 2014, at 20:38 hours, Engine 3301, Rescue 3221, and Squad 34 were dispatched to Lebanon Road and Woodruff Road for a motor vehicle crash. County dispatched advised that it was reported to be 2 vehicles with unknown injuries. BLS 3427 arrived to find 2 vehicles with moderate damage and negative entrapment. Engine 3301 arrived and established Command. Rescue 3221 arrived a short time later and stabilized the vehicles while EMS assessed the patients. 1 patient was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. All units were clear of the scene at 21:29 hours.

   


 
 
 

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