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Rescue 98 Heads to Perkiomen Township for Low Angle Rescue
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By RFD Watchdesk
April 8, 2021

Shortly after the 12 o'clock hour Rescue 98 was dispatched assisting Perkiomen Fire Company with a low angle rescue. This unique incident involved a vehicle being driven into the Perkiomen Creek along the 600 block of Gravel Pike. First arriving crews were able to extricate the driver from the vehicle but additional assistance was required to safely remove the patient from the embankment along the waterway. Using ropes, rigging, and a stokes basket the patient was safely removed from the embankment and transferred to the care of EMS for continuing treatment.

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