1355 Hours/ 1300 Block of Orchard Rd/ C Platoon-
The rescue assignment was sent to the 1300 block of Orchard Rd for a male impaled on a fence. Medic 3 was in the area and quickly arrived on scene, confirmed the report, and started ALS treatment of the patient. Car 3 arrived and reported 1 male impaled in the leg in two spots on a wrought iron fence. Rescue crews worked for about 15 minutes to remove a section of the fence to transport with the patient to the hospital. Once the patient was in Medic 3, Rescue 1 and Car 3 followed EMS to the emergency room in case hospital staff needed more of the fence removed with FD tools. The rest of the assignment was made available.
Engine 5, Ladder 1, Rescue 1, Medic 3, and Car 3