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Confined Space Rescue (54D1T) - 5000 Block of Governor Printz (Brandywine Hundred)
Thursday, March 18, 2010

14:39hrs, Station 11(Brandywine Hundred), Station 13(Claymont), Station 15(Delaware City) along with the New Castle County High Angle/Confined Space and Trench Rescue Teams were dispatched to the area of 5000 Governor Printz for a worker down in a trench. Units arrived on scene to find a person 25 feet down in a trench after a piece of heavy equipment had fallen on them. Crews from both county teams, Wilmington Fire Department Rescue 1, Brandywine Hundred firefighters placed a Tower/Ladder (TW-11) in service with a mechanical advantage hauling system and removed the person. The person was removed @ 16:10hrs. The person was transported to Christiana Emergency Room. Crews were on scene for over 2 hours. Units on scene from Delaware City - Special OPS 15 with HASCAR Trailer 1 and the Duty Officers Vehicle . Other unit's on scene: B-11,11-8,11-5,TW-11, SOPS-13, USAR-13, U-23, WILM Fire Dept. Rescue 1, NCC Medic 4 , ALS 11, ALS 26 and Trooper 4 Delaware Onile story and video http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20100318/NEWS/100318042/Worker-trapped-in-trench-is-rescued


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