Category: Farming Accidents

Jul 27 2017

One Pinned Under Tractor

Adams County Box 1-9 was dispatched to 1655 Highland Ave Rd, for a report of a overturned farm tractor. Medic 54 arrived on scene and found same. Gettysburg Rescue & Truck responded along with Barlow Rescue 22. Units utilized airbags along with rescue struts and cribbing to free male patient. Units operated for about 1/2 hr before patient was free due to rough terrain. Engine 22 handled the LZ, Stat MedEvac flew patient to trauma center with moderate injuries. Captain 1 had command. Photo submitted by Ed Mizenko

Jan 19 2016

Boy Rescued From Farming Accident

12615566_904698386312459_2986168858380822014_oFire and EMS personnel prepare to load a eight year old male into a helicopter for flight to Hershey Medical Center after being injured in a farming accident. The young boy was trapped in a PTO ( Power Take Off) and needed to be freed by emergency personnel from several Lancaster County departments. Photo Gallery by Kirk Neidermyer