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Londonderry Firefighters Extricate Trapped Occupant

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LONDONDERRY, NH - On Wednesday evening, April 24th around 7:00 P.M., 911calls came into the Londonderry Fire Alarm Office reporting a serious car accident with entrapment on 93 Southbound at Mile Marker16. Engine 3, Rescue 1, Medic 1 and Battalion 4 were dispatched as additional calls reported that the vehicle was possibly on fire. Engine 2 and Battalion 2 were added to the call.

Companies arrived to find a single-vehicle accident that had left the highway and entered the woods with severe damage and an occupant significantly entrapped. An additional Rescue Company from Manchester Fire and a Derry Medic unit were dispatched, along with a Boston Med-Flight helicopter. The interstate was shut down for Boston Med-flight to land as firefighters worked for 39-minutes to extricate the victim. The patient was airlifted to a Level 1 trauma facility with life-threatening injuries.

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