Vehicle into a Tree with Rescue
By Assistant Chief Charlie Green Jr
January 31, 2024

On Tuesday January 30, 2024, at approximately 9:17 am, crews were alerted for a vehicle accident with rescue. The shift commander for the Department of Fire and EMS arrived first and advised he had one vehicle off the road with the driver trapped.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Engine 134 arrived and start to stabilize the vehicle. Rescue Squad 9 and Rescue Squad 12 arrived and assisted with stabilizing the jeep. Then crews went to work to remove the driver.

The tree the Jeep hit had to be cut away first. Crews used cutting and spreading tools to remove the doors and to push the dash to make better access to the patient. The patient was removed from the vehicle in about 20 minutes and transported to the hospital for treatment.

Units: Engine 134 , Duty 13
Mutual Aid: OPS101(Shift Commander), EMS103, Westminster Volunteer Fire Dept. Medic 37, Reese and Community Volunteer Fire Co. Rescue Squad 9, Sykesville Freedom District Fire Dept. Rescue Squad 12 and Duty 12, Carroll County Sheriff's Office