Castle Pines MVA Tech Rescue

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South Metro MVA Tech Rescue

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

At 14:32 on February 21st, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue & Castle Rock Fire Rescue responded to a MVA with possible extrication at the Cielo at Castle Pines, 485 W. Happy Canyon Rd.  Engine 39 arrived to a single-vehicle teetering on the edge of an embankment and started the investigation. Crews reported that the 2 occupants inside were not injured, and were unable to safely exit the vehicle on their own. Battalion Chief 1 arrived and assumed command, and requested a front loader to the scene. A winch was used to prevent the vehicle from falling until recovery operators arrived and provided additional rigging. At 16:02 the vehicle was on level ground and the occupants were assisted out by firefighters. Additional information provided by South Metro Fire Rescue

Units on Scene:

South Metro: Battalion Chief 1, Safety 18, Med 1, Engine 39, Engine 36 & Medic 36

Castle Rock: Battalion 151, Engine 154, Medic 151 & Medic 154

Douglas County Sheriff, Castle Pines Emergency Services & Westside Towing

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

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