This afternoon at 1:13 PM Company 11 was alerted for an Inaccessible Patient on Weverton Cliffs.
Deputy Chief 11 (Support 11-7) arrived and established “Weverton Cliffs Command” while EMS 1812 and Frederick Ambulance 197 set out on foot and accessed the foot path at the Weverton Parkinglot, while ATV 11 accessed across from Himes Store on Weverton Rd.
Patient contact was made, where the patient was declared a Priority 2 Trauma and aviation was requested.
Crews worked to stabilize the patient and prepare for a Hoist Operation from Trooper 3 to rapidly extricate the patient from the Cliffs.
Trooper 3 was used to Hoist the patient from the cliffs and Transported by air to a local hospital.
Command was held until all personnel were off the Appalachian trail and cliff area.
Company 11 Units: Support 11-7 (D/C 11), Utility 11 w/ ATV 11
Additional Units: EMS 1812, Utility 8 W/ Gator 8 (Boonsboro – Rohrersville station), Ambulance 197, Gator 19, Rescue Engine 52 (Frederick MD), Gator 1 (Jefferson Wv) , Engine 626 (Loudoun County Va), Trooper 3 (MD State Police Aviation Command – Frederick).