Rescue in Charlestown
 
By FF/EMT Dalton Lotz
July 5, 2021
 

At approximately 1000 hours this morning Station 5 was dispatched to the 1000 block of Newcomen Road for the industrial rescue, Rescue 5 and Ambulance 5-2 responded and arrived on location to find a tree worker stuck in a tree 70ft in the air at this time Tower 47(Lionville Fire Company) was requested for the use of the aerial device. Crews from 5 and 47 worked to remove the patient from the tree and was able to successfully extricate him with only minor injuries.

 
Units: Rescue 5, Engine 5, Deputy 5, Chief 5, Ambulance 5-2
 
Mutual Aid: Rescue 47, Tower 47, Medic 87-1