Rt. 283 Five Car Pile Up

On Monday (9/19), Box 91-4 was dispatched for an accident with possible entrapment on PA 283 at the Swatara Township/Lower Swatara Township line involving a tractor trailer and multiple vehicles. Rescue 49 and 44 were dispatched along with Chief 91 going enroute. Chief 55-2 was on PA 283 and advised county that it was in Lower Swatara Township with negative entrapment but with multiple injuries. Rescue 59 was dispatched minutes later and once arriving LT. 59 taking the operations role with keeping Chief 91 in the command role. Rescue 44 and 49 had patient care of the 6 injured patients in all five vehicles involved. Rescue 59s crew took the fluid and hazards control of all the vehicles which the hazards were mitigated, then crew then assisted with patient care of the patients that were awaiting ambulances. Once the patients were off to the hospitals, the box was downgraded to Rescue 59 and 49 awaiting tow companies to remove the vehicles. Once the vehicles were removed, Command 59 placed the box in service.

Command: Chief 91
Operations: LT. 59

Units:
Rescue: 59, 49 & 44
Engine: 59
EMS Companies: 4, 5 & 7
Pennsylvania State Police
Capital Beltway Patrol

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