Thursday, February 23, 2012

Driver rescued from flipped car at Orland Brook creek

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Orland Fire Protection District Companies were called at 10:10 am hours for a car rolled over in a creek at 15829 Orland Brook Dr, upon arrival companies found a car had jumped a berm, nosed into the ground and flipped over in a creek.

The water was about 1 foot deep and we gained access through the driver’s door.

The driver was sitting on the inside roof in the upside-down vehicle leaning up against the passenger door.

The motorist was removed from the car and transported to the hospital where he is reported in good condition. After the patient was removed, companies observed that the car was leaking fuel and oil into the creek. A level 1 hazmat response was called and companies placed booms across the creek downstream to catch the fuel and oil. 

Companies that responded; Truck1,Ambulance 4, Engine 2, Battalion 3, 6101, Squad 1, and hazmat advisors.

Photos attached courtesy of the OFPD

OFPD 4 Vehicle accident 148th Wolf Road Wed Feb. 22, 2012

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OFPD Accident Response Report
Wednesday Feb. 22, 2012 6:30 pm
148th and Wolf Road
Four vehicles involved,

On Wednesday night at about 6:30 pm, Orland Fire Protection District companies responded to the 14800 block of Wolf road for an auto accident involving four vehicles, one vehicle rolled onto its side.  The driver of the rolled vehicle was extricated by removing the front windshield and part of the roof.  Two patients were transported to Silver Cross Hospital and two other drivers refused treatment at the scene.  (The condition of the two taken to Silver Cross Hospital is not known at this time.)

A total of two ambulances, two engines, one truck company and three Chief Officers responded to the scene.  Basic extrication equipment is carried by engine companies and heavier extrication equipment is carried on truck companies.  An extra engine responded supplying manpower to the scene.  During an extrication event, additional chief officers respond to help maintain control of potentially complicated scenes.

(Photos below courtesy of the OFPD)