This afternoon Company 11 was alerted to assist units in Jefferson County Wv for a reported vehicle over turned and into the Canal on Shoreline Dr in Harper’s Ferry.
Units from Jefferson County arrived to find a vehicle with a single occupant over the embankment and into the canal.
Jefferson command advised of a High Angle Rescue to extricate the occupant from the canal and Requested Jefferson Rescue 4 be added to the assignment due to the call being upgraded to a High Angle Rescue.
Crews worked for approximately 15 minutes to extricate the occupant from the canal.
The occupant was then transferred to Ambulance 1-2 ( Friendship Fire Co, Harper’s Ferry) where they were transported to JMC (Jefferson Medical Center).
Units from Company 11 were placed inservice after the patient was removed from the canal do to no need for Boat Operations.
Units: Support 11-1 w/ Boat 11-1, Utility 11 w/ Boat 11, Chief 11