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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

BFRS : Automobile/Grass

Birmingham Fire & Rescue

These pictures were sent in by Captain Mardis. They are pictures of Birmingham firefighters putting out a blaze involving a truck and grass on Greensprings/University Blvd.

On-scene units included: Engines 2 & 7, PIO

Thank you, Captain Mardis!

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

MVA with Entrapment

Birmingham Fire & Rescue

A freak accident ended with a man being trapped under an 18-wheeler at the intersection of Pike Road and Ensley Avenue.

According to witnesses on the scene, the driver of the car was sitting at the red light when he was rear-ended and pushed under the truck that was crossing in front him.

Birmingham firefighters worked fast to free the victim from the tangled metal without causing more harm. Once freed, the patient was transported to a local hospital.

On-scene units included: Engine 16, Quint 20, Rescue 16(?) and Battalion 1. 1's Heavy Rescue was cancelled en route.