West Metro Wadsworth Extrication & MCI

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

03/14 ~ At 12:50 West Metro Firefighters were dispatched to an accident with extrication at 23rd Place & Wadsworth Boulevard between a black vehicle and SUV with 2 parties trapped. While Company 1 was en-route, dispatch advised responding crews of a fire under the hood of one of the involved vehicles. Engine 1 arrived on scene, quickly knocked the fire and asked for 2 additional ambulances. District Chief 2 arrived on scene, assumed Wadsworth command and asked for an additional Engine for resources. Command advised that Capital City Ambulance also arrived on scene to assist. Crews extricated 2 parties at 13:06, transported 2 red trauma patients to Saint Anthony Central and command declared an MCI event at 13:10. One of the code red patients, a male in his 20′s later died at the hospital and 2 additional patients were transported. Both directions of Wadsworth Boulevard were closed from 20th Avenue to 26th Avenue for an extended period of time for the investigation.

Companies On The Ticket: DC2, E1, M1, T3 & SAM1

Special Call Out: M7, E6, M6 & E3

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012

Photo by Rick Luebke © 2012