At 11:54 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 195 at MM 14.8 Eastbound for a motor vehicle accident, car into the woods. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived to find a vehicle in the woods with driver entrapped. The Engine crew began patient care, cut access to the vehicle with a chain saw, stabilized the vehicle with cribbing and stretched a protection hand line. Once completed the Holmatro tools were utilized to remove both drivers side doors and the B post. Rescue 3285 (Mains) assisted with completing the extrication. The driver was removed and transported by Millstone EMS and MONOC to Jersey Shore Medical Center. A passenger was transported by Allentown EMS to Robert Wood Johnson. The accident was investigated by the New Jersey State Police.
Millstone Township resident James Wiater is the author of The Adventures of Solo, The Big Dog book. This is not your ordinary children’s book but a book of hope as all proceeds go towards purchasing K-9 Body Armor. The Millstone Township Fire Company is a proud supporter of the Adventures of Solo. Check it out, I bet your children will love the book, the pictures and know you will be helping to purchase K-9 Body Armor for a future dog.
Additionally, Jim has donated to the department the first Pet Oxygen Kit on March 4th. We all know a pet becomes part of the family and is equally important during emergencies. Check out the links below for a great book and a great cause.
Several times a year the department sharpens their extrication skills utilizing donated vehicles and under differing scenarios. Drills encompass a wide variety of possibilities including school bus accidents, “big rig” challenges with 195 running through a portion of Millstone and motorcycle accidents. Pictured below is one team assembled in one of firefighters donated vehicle. Hard work and a little fun.
The Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to Pinehill Road and Stevenson Ave for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived to find an SUV versus two separate fences, including one with several stone posts, with the driver entrapped. The Engine crew stabilized the vehicle with cribbing, stretched an 1 3/4″ land line for fire protection and utilized several Holmatro tools to remove both drivers side doors as well as the B post. Assistance was received by the crews of Rescue 3285 and Telesqurt 3290. Personnel assisted EMS with patient removal and packaging. The patient was transported to the Millstone Middle School at 5 Dawson Court where Squad 57 of the Monroe Township Fire District #2 had established a landing zone for MONOC 1. The patient was transported by MONOC 1 to Robert Wood Johnson. The accident was investigated by the New Jersey State Police.