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Technical Rescue Conducted in Perkiomen Twp. for Hand Stuck in Equipment

By TED HODGINS, Correspondent | March 11, 2021 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 031121106

Perkiomen Twp., PA - At 9:40 A.M. on Thursday, March 11th, volunteers with Perkiomen Township Fire Company Station 66 (western Montgomery County, PA) were dispatched to a technical rescue at PCA: Packaging Corporation of America on Iron Bridge Road in the township.

The report was for a male who had a hand stuck in equipment. Numerous area companies responded to assist at the extended rescue, including Collegeville Fire Company, Trappe Fire Company No. 1, Skippack Fire Company, Limerick Fire Department, Lower Providence Fire Department, Lower Frederick Fire Company, UPT Fire & Emergency Services (Upper Providence Township), Royersford Fire Department, Worcester Volunteer Fire Department, Black Rock Volunteer Fire Company and the Montgomery County DPS US&R team. Thanks to Trappe Medic 324 and the multiple Fire Police that were on scene.

Crews were on scene for about two hours. Once his hand was freed, the patient was helicoptered out by JeffSTAT.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.