Busy weekend for the members and staff ending with a lift assist turned technical rescue in town. On Saturday over 50 members took part in a pilot program from Lifeline Screenings for preventive health screenings for stroke, heart disease and osteoporosis in addition to our current health and wellness programs we offer. If any fire, Ems or police departments want additional information please let us know.
Earlier this evening EMS units were dispatched to Crozerville Rd for a medical emergency. EMS units arrived and requested the FD to assist with removing a patient from the 2nd floor of a residence with limited access. FD units arrived and were briefed by EMS, Command was established and crews setup a rope system and high point anchor using Truck 17 to lower the patient out a window to the ground where the patient was packaged and transported to the hospital.
A team effort by ATFD Fire and EMS,Crozer EMS and Aston Township Police Department during this incident.