Land Rescue in Foster Township
At 10:34 AM on Thursday, Derrick City Fire Dept. & City Ambulance have been dispatched to a land rescue for a victim of a logging accident located 2.4 miles from a gate on Red Rock Ridge Road in Foster Township. Limestone dispatched with UTV. Air medical on standby. Rew Fire Dept. dispatched to set up landing zone for Stat Medevac at Bradford Speedway.
Derrick City Volunteer Fire Department
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5/25 Land Rescue/Logging Accident
On Thursday morning at 1034hrs DCVFD and Bradford City Ambulance were dispatched to the Red Rock Ridge Road off of Summitt Road for a land rescue for a logging accident. Reports indicated that the injured person was approx 2 1/2 miles in on Red Rock Ridge Road and then off a skidder trail approx 150 yards. Due to the remoteness a UTV and manpower was requested from Limestone NY VFD. Utility 11 Responded with Fire and EMS personnel along with an Ambulance from the City of Bradford. Stat Medevac was placed in the air with an LZ being established at the Bradford Speedway by Rew VFD. Upon making arrival to the patient it was determined a male sustained injuries from a logging accident. Personnel assisted the Ambulance staff with patient care, packaging and loading of patient into stokes basket and on to Limestone NY VFD UTV. The Patient was transported by Ambulance to the LZ and life flighted by Stat Medevac to an out of town Trauma Center. All personnel were back in quarters at 1230hrs. Chief 1130 (Yohe) had Red Rock Command. Chief 830/Engine 8 secured the Landing zone.