Squad Extricates Victim in Kenilworth Avenue Crash with Ambulance, Asst Chief


On Sunday, Rescue Squad 1 was dispatched to Kenilworth Avenue and Riverdale Road for a reported vehicle accident with entrapment. Chief 9 (Bladensburg) came upon the accident and requested the full assignment. Squad 1 and Chief 1B as Battalion Chief 4 arrived and went to work, stabilizing the SUV, removing the doors and the B-post to complete the extrication. Ambulance 801B was sent to the scene as the third BLS ambulances. Multiple patients were transported to area hospitals by the three ambulances and medic unit on scene. Squad 1 cleared about 20 minutes later after completing the extrication and assisting in patient care.