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Hazardous Condition

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 19:42 Station 6 (Bloxom) was alerted for a reported Hazardous Condition at 27067 Nelsonia Road. Caller reported a large tree had fallen on the residence. Units found all occupants to be uninjured and safely outside upon arrival.


     



 

Commercial Structure Fire

Sunday, September 21, 2014  Stations 8 (tasley), 18 (Onley), 7 (Parksley), & 9 (Onancock) were dispatched for a report fire in the kitchen of a commercial structure at the Shore Stop on Lankford Highway in Accomac. Engine 8-5 arrived on scene to find the fire suppression system in the range hood had activated extinguishing the fire. Crews laddered the roof to check the ventilation system for extension.


     



 

MVC ~ Hopeton

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:50 Stations 7 (Parksley) & 6 (Bloxom) were dispatched for an overturned vehicle with entrapment near 17364 Hopeton Road just North of Parksley. Crews arrived to find a single occupant complaining of a shoulder injury still inside the vehicle. The vehicle windshield was removed to gain access to the patient whom was transported to RSMH for treatment.


     



 

MVC ~ Hopeton

Tuesday, September 16, 2014  Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for an overturned vehicle on Hopeton Road. Station 7 (Parksley) was added to the dispatch due to callers reporting entrapment. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side with one patient inside complaining of a shoulder injury. Two other occupants where already out of the vehicle upon arrival. Crews removed the windshield to gain patient access. One patient was transported to Riverside while two others were evaluated and released. DPS-3 (Gaskins) was in command of the incident. VSP Trooper Brasure investigated the crash.

     



 

Hallwood ~ Structure Fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:45 Stations 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), 4 (Atlantic), & 1 (New Church) were dispatched for a possible structure fire at 28227 Groton Town Rd. Engine 6-3 arrived to find a manure shed fire. 7-68 (K. Midget) was in command. The fire was quickly knocked down. Tanker 4-7 continued to the scene to assist, all other units were placed in service. 

     



 

MVC ~ Hallwood

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:54 Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a single vehicle MVC near 12424 Mears Station Road just South of Hallwood. Due to addition information obtained by callers, Dispatch upgraded the call to an entrapment. Station 7 (Parksley) was then dispatched for a second Engine. Upon arrival and investigation crews found a single occupant with priority 3 injuries. After forcing open the passenger side door, EMS crews gained access, treated, and transported the patient to Riverside. ANEC was called to the scene by command (T. Bagwell) to evaluate a damaged utility pole. Engine crews remained on scene for about 30 minutes while Randy's Service Center handled vehicle recovery. The Virginia State Police handled the investigation.


     



 

Control Burn - Parksley

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  Station 7 (Parksley) conducted a controlled burn on Parksley Road, just outside of Parksley. Stations 6 (Bloxom) and 8 (Tasley) assisted with the training exercise.

     



 

MVC / HAZ MAT - TASLEY

Monday, August 25, 2014 0522 Stations 8 (Tasley), 18 (Onley) and 9 (Onancock) were dispatched to a MVC near 24350 Lankford Highway in Tasley. Units arrived on scene with a tractor and trailer overturned in the South bound lane. One patient was evaluated and refused treatment or transport. Investigation revealed the truck was carrying automotive batteries which were found to be compromised during the rollover, and were leaking acid. Hazmat was requested to respond to the scene. Hazmat 1 (Wilson) and the Regional Hazmat Officer (Todd Cannon) responded to the scene. Moore's Towing and 3D Environmental were requested to stabilize and recover the truck and clean up the Hazardous Materials. Due to the long duration of the incident, additional resources from Stations 7 (Parksley) and 4 (Atlantic) were requested to rotate with on scene engine crews. 859 (Beall) had the Command, Hazmat 1 (Wilson) was the Operations Officer, and Virginia Regional Hazmat Officer (Cannon) was the Safety Officer. Units remained on scene from 05:22am until 17:48pm.

     



 

FDNY Remembrance Rescue Project

The Accomack County Department of Public Safety will host the FDNY Rescue Remembrance Project at Four Corners Plaza in Onley on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

   


 

MVC - ONLEY

Friday, August 15, 2014  Station 18 (Onley) was dispatched for a MVC on Lankford Highway near the Pizza Hut. Dispatch upgraded the call to entrapment with at least one priority patient entrapped and unconscious. Medic 18-1 requested additional resources from Stations 9 (Onancock), 8 (Tasley) and 10 (Melfa). Medevac was auto launched by Dispatch per protocol. Medic 18-1 arrived and confirmed two injuries and no entrapment. Engine companies assisted with packaging of patients and traffic control. Two patients were transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Deputy Chief 8 (Isdell) had the Command. Virginia State Police, Onley Police Department and Accomack County Sherrif's Office assisted on scene.

Units operating on scene: Medic 18-1, Engine 95, Medic 92, Rescue Engine 8, Brush 8, Medic 101, Medic 102, DPS 3 (Pruitt) and Safety 10.

     



 
 
 

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