First Due Accident With Entrapment
By Second Class Firefighter Dave Smiley Jr.
October 5, 2017

At 1323 hours, Engine Company 52, Rescue Company 53, Ambulance 55, and Medic 91 were alerted to Phoenixville Pike and the Route 322 By-Pass for the accident reported with entrapment. Officers from the West Goshen Police Department arrived, reporting one vehicle on it's side with one subject trapped. Engine 52-1 (FF Smiley Jr.) and Rescue 53 arrived simultaneously and the crews went to work, the Engine crew stretching a 200' handline for hazard control, and the Rescue crew going inservice performing a roof removal. The victim was extricated in approximately 25 minutes and all units were clear with in the hour.