On October 10th 2005 the Squad was requested for rescue 45-56 to respond mutual into Washington Township Warren County to a 3 car MVA with multiple entrapments. Upon arrival the crew of 45-56 found a 3 vehicle MVA involving a car, an SUV, and a panel truck with the occupants of the panel truck and the SUV entrapped. 83 (Washington Rescue) Rescue, 83 Fire, 76 (Washington Township) Fire, and 39 (Mansfield) Rescue, were on scene providing patient care with ALS units EMS-1 and EMS-2, and in the process of performing the extrications. The crew from 45-56 assisted with the extrications and patient care once patients were removed. Aero medical units NorthStar and MediVac 1 arrived on scene and transported 3 patients to area trauma centers and one patient was taken BLS by ground to a local hospital.
On Tuesday evening at 1740 Clinton First Aid and Rescue Squad was dispatched to assist Warren County’s Washington Emergency Squad for a multiple vehicle MVA with multiple injuries and entrapments. Rescue 4556 went enroute at 1745 with a crew of 6 with Assistant Chief Setnicky on board. Enroute we were advised by War Com (Warren County Communications) of at least 5 ALS injuries and 2 heavily entrapped. On arrival at 1756 Rescue 4556 was staged until they could move vehicles so Rescue 4556 could get in closer. While this was going on Assistant Chief Setnicky made face to face contact with the IC and was directed to split crews with one going to a Subaru wagon with one patient entrapped in driver seat. Rescue 4556 crew of three brought our hand cart with a combi tool and pump up to scene to start the extrication until Recue was moved closer. Clinton worked with the Washington crew to extricate this driver in 12 minutes. Pt was transported to St. Lukes Trauma center. The second crew of three assisted Washington in extricating a young male in a sub compact car , pt was heavily entrapped in drivers seat by the door, dash and firewall. The crews remove the roof and driver side of vehicle then performed a dash lift. Relieve cuts were made in both A-posts near rocker panel and a cut was made in the front fenders to allow free movement of dash, once this was completed patient was removed from the vehicle onto a long board thru the rear of the vehicle. In all there were 5 patients transported to 2 Trauma centers, Morristown took three and St. Lukes took two. Units on scene were Washington Emergency BLS and Rescue; Clinton BLS and Rescue, Franklin Twp BLS (Warren County), Oxford BLS (Warren County) and Mansfield Twp BLS(Warren County), MICU units, 2 from Hunterdon County (EMS-1, EMS-2) and Medic 57 from Hackettstown. All units released at 1944
During the night of October 11th 2005 the Squad was requested for the Rescue Company to respond mutual aid with 25 (Pattenburg) Fire Department for and MVA with entrapment on Route 78. Upon arrival the crew of 45-56 found an SVU in the median with one occupant entrapped, with BLS and ALS units on scene. The crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the driver side front door. Upon completion of the extrication the crew from 45-56 then assisted with patient care and transfer to an awaiting BLS unit from 25 (Pattenburg) Rescue Squad. The patient was transferred by ground with ALS to a Trauma Center. 45-56 was released by 78 command and returned to station.