BLOOMINGTON, MD -- On 12/16/2008 in
the afternoon hours, Allegany County
dispatched an MVC on Route 135 west of
Bloomington, MD on Backbone Mountain.
Engine Company 36(Bloomington VFD),
Squad 22 (Potomac Fire Company of
Westernport, MD), and EMS 50 (Tri-Towns
EMS) were dispatched on the call. While
en route to the scene dispatched
advised Squad 22 that Maryland State
Police were on the scene confirming that
one subject was trapped in the vehicle.
Squad 22 arrived on the scene to find a
single vehicle accident, a SUV on it's side
in a ditch. The driver was injured and still
trapped inside the vehicle. The squad
crew removed both passenger side
doors, the "B" Post, Cut the "A" Post,
used a Saws All to cut the windshield and
the roof to flap the roof back.
SUV Rollover w/One Trapped, Allegany County, MD 12.16.2008
The victim was removed, packaged, and transported to a local trauma center by the ambulance. The video
has a dash camera mounted in the front of Squad 22, a mounted camera in the walk in box to observe the
crew getting ready, and the new FCII Helmet Camera view of the extrication.
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