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Medford FD Handles Roof Removal at MVA with Entrapment

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | February 20, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 022021102

Medford, NY - On Saturday, February 13th at about 4:15 P.M., the Medford FD was activated for a report of a vehicle crash on Southaven Ave., with a report of entrapment. On arrival the first responding officer confirmed entrapment and would need to take the roof off the vehicle to remove the patient. Rescue 15 responded to the scene and the crew went to work removing the occupant from the vehicle. A quick extrication was completed. Medford Ambulance was on scene to provide patient care. All units were placed back in service in about 40 minutes.

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