2016 Saxton Volunteer Fire Company

504 8th Street, Saxton, PA 16678

Fuel Spill and MVC

September 25, 2017

EMS 15 was out to Saxton Outdoor Supply for a medical emergency this evening. Upon arrival they found their patient in a vehicle from a previous crash with fuel leaking and requested Company 35 dispatched to handle the fluids. Chief 35 arrived to find gasoline leaking from a ruptured fuel tank. 35's crew was assigned to apply a foam blanket for vapor suppression, apply absorbents and assist with extricating the patient for transport to the hospital. Fire Police managed traffic during the incident and PA State Police investigated. Rescue 35 followed the tow vehicle to the salvage yard post incident as a safety precaution.

 

 

 

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