Saturday, May 10, 2014
On Saturday, May 10 the NPEVFD along with the Bowleys Quarters VFD, the US Coast Guard- Sector Baltimore and Harford County Technical Rescue Team participated in an Open Water Marine Emergency Exercise. The teams reviewed incident management, search patterns, patient packaging, underwater sonar, boat handling, and boat fires. Many thanks go out to Harford County TRT communications, U.S. Coast Guard, and especially, Misson BarBQue for donating the delicious lunch!
Saturday, April 19, 2014 1314hrs
Squad 262 and other units were alerted for a reported motor vehicle accident entrapment at the intersection of North Point Boulevard and Baltimore Street, at the Thompson Dodge dealership. Truck 15 arrived and reported a single vehicle collision with several cars on the dealership lot, with one patient trapped. Squad 262 arrived and assisted with patient removal. The victim was transport to Shock Trauma. Three patients total were taken to area hospitals.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 1230hrs
Squad 262 was dispatched for a reported Motor Vehicle Accident with entrapment in the area of Diamond Point Road and Eastern Boulevard. Essex Engine 7 arrived and reported a working rescue on the Back River Bridge. Squad 262 and Middle River Truck 221 removed one patient from the vehicle. Three patients were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. All units were on scene for approximately 45 minutes.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
North Point-Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department has placed in service a new 'Rapid Response EMS Support Vehicle'. This vehicle is a 2014 Ford Interceptor SUV. Designated as Utility 265, this unit will be equipped with BLS (Basic Life Support) and will respond on all or most EMS calls for service.In 2007, NPEVFD placed in service a 1997 Ford Expedition, purchased from the Transportation Authority. This was the primary EMS response unit until mid 2012 when the vehicle was replaced by Special Unit 267. In 2013, it was determined that Utility 265 was unsafe to be operated in emergency conditions and would be financially irresponsible to repair. NPEVFD determined the need for a dedicated EMS response vehicle, and budgeted to replace the unit with this new Interceptor. Purchased under a state contract, this vehicle was determined to be feasible for the specific need. Special Unit 267 will now become a secondary tow vehicle for our Marine Unit 269. NPEVFD would like to take this moment to thank our wonderful and supportive community. Without your help, these project's would not be possible. Thank you for your continued support!
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