Foam and Hazmat Handle Train Crash
Around 0345 hours on Tuesday July 4th, company 12 was alerted for a collision involving a CSX train and a vehicle in company 31’s area. Company 12 responded with Foam 812 and Hazmat Support Unit 12. First arriving units reported a utility truck that had been struck by a train, with 1 victim entrapped in the truck. Company 12 placed a handline in service to support the extrication and also checked the train for any hazardous material threats. Once the victim was extricated and company 12 determined that there were no hazardous material threats, units picked up and returned to service.