Greeley Roof Rescue

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Greeley Roof Rescue

Photo courtesy Greeley Fire Department

At on September 10th, 2018 Greeley Fire Department and Banner Paramedic Services responded to the 300 block of 43rd Ave. for a person having a medical emergency on a roof of a house. Engine 3 arrived and determined additional resources would be needed to safely remove the patient from the roof.  Engine 3 and Banner Paramedics provided patient care to the patient while awaiting the additional resources. Upon arrival of the additional resources the patient was safely removed using a technique called a “Ladder Pivot.”  This technique utilizes rescue ropes, a ground ladder, and a special patient harness that are all carried on Greeley Fire units. The patient was transported to a local hospital by Banner Paramedic Services. Additional info provided by Greeley Fire Department.

Units on Scene: Engine 1, 2 Ladder Trucks, and 1 Battalion Chief

Photo courtesy Greeley Fire Department

Photo courtesy Greeley Fire Department

Photo courtesy Greeley Fire Department

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