Tag: Entrapment

Mar 03 2016

Fatal Mobile Home Fire In Littlestown

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Just before 03:00 hrs, Adams County Box 20-4 was struck for the house fire with entrapment on the Frederick Pike in Germany Township, Littlestown Pa. Chief 20 arrived on scene and immediately requested working fire dispatch. After the fire was marked under control, firefighters could get inside to search, sadly, a victim was found deceased among the rubble.  The Adams County Coroners office as well as PSP fire marshal is investigating. This fire was is the third fatal house fire in two weeks in Adams County. Photos submitted

Feb 26 2016

Fatal House Fire In Gettysburg

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Shortly before lunchtime today Gettysburg Fire Department along with surrounding mutual aid departments were dispatched to Roberta Way in Cumberland Township for a house fire with people trapped. Cumberland Township Police Officers and Adams Regional EMS arrived finding the front of the house involved with fire and an occupant jumping from the front window. It was learned there was a second victim, after completing a 360 of the house, they were able to determine the 2nd victim was trapped in the rear porch. After several attempts to rescue the victim, Police and EMS was driven back from the smoke. Gettysburg Firefighters arrived a short time later and were able to pull the victim, however sadly the 2nd victim had succumbed. The 1st occupant was flown to the burn unit. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in 30 minutes. 

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Dec 09 2015

Pin Job In The Valley

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Adams County Company 27, Buchannon Valley handled a crash with entrapment early Wednesday morning in the 6800 block of the Chambersburg Road (US Route 30).  Photos by Curtis Bryan

Dec 07 2015

Fatal Fire In Emmitsburg Md.

DSC_0052Firefighters in Frederick County Maryland responded Monday morning for a reported house fire with reports of occupants trapped, just doors away from the Emmitsburg Fire Department. Personnel found and removed three victims in the burning building. The fire claimed the life of one on scene, and two others were transported to hospitals, one being flown to a burn center. Photos by Bryan Felix

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Oct 29 2015

Entrapment In Adams County

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Early Thursday morning near Fairfield Pennsylvania an auto accident was dispatched for a passenger car into a tree with entrapment. Units arrived to a passenger heavily entrapped. An extrication was performed by Fairfield firefighters and the patient was flown from the scene. Photos Submitted

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Sep 21 2015

Car Under School Bus

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Several fire departments, EMS units and Pennsylvania State Police responded early this morning just before 8am for a vehicle accident where a passenger car went under the rear of school bus. The first chief officer to arrive on scene confirmed heavy entrapment, requested aeromedical to the scene. As the first rescue company arrived, three additional rescue companies were added to the assignment, as well as the Pennsylvania USAR truck. A 58 minute extrication was needed to free the lone occupant. The bus had one student on board who was not injured. The injured occupant of the car was flown to York Hospital where sadly she succumbed to her injuries.

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