On October 6th 2016 at 08:19, the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to MM 9 Westbound on Interstate 195, Upper Freehold Township, for an overturned vehicle. Engine 8281 arrived to find no entrapment. Rescue 3285 (Maloney) arrived and assisted with lane blockage and traffic control until being released by command.
On October 1st 2016 at 07:40 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Stagecoach Road and Stillhouse Road for a motor vehicle accident. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived to find a two car motor vehicle accident with a total of 4 injuries. The engine began triage and patient care. Rescue 3285 (Fiore) arrived and assisted with a fluid spill and traffic control. The injured patients were transported by Millstone First Aid, Freehold First Aid and Englishtown-Manalapan First Aid to Centrastate Medical Center.
Tuesday evening members from the Millstone Township Fire Company sharpened their skills on motor vehicle extrication. The scenario has 2 vehicles with side impact and overturn. Members need to secure the scene, stabilize vehicles, assess potential patient injury, extricate patient(s) and turn over to EMS all in a matter of minutes. Constant practice on extrication and all facets of Fire/EMS is critical to successful outcomes.
15:35 – The Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 195, MM 16.2 Eastbound, for a motor vehicle accident. Utility 3286 (South) arrived to find a single vehicle off the roadway, one subject entrapped, one subject ejected and third subject with minor injuries. Chief Carbin (3266) arrived and assumed command. Telesqurt 3290 and Rescue 3285 arrived, stretched an 1.75″ hose line for fire protection and stabilized the vehicle. The passenger side door and the roof were removed with hydraulic rescue tools and a sawzall. Assistance was given to EMS with patient removal and packaging. Additional units on scene included Engine 54-11 (Jackson Mills), MONOC Paramedics, Quality EMS and Roosevelt EMS. The accident was investigated by the New Jersey State Police.
15:25 – The Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to 455 Stagecoach Road for a motor vehicle accident, car versus pole. Telesqurt 3290 (Maloney) arrived to find a single vehicle versus pole with the driver entrapped. The telesqurt crew initiated patient care and stretched a 1.75″ for fire protection. Rescue 3285 and Deputy Chief Wagner (3267) arrived on scene. The vehicle was stabilized with wooden cribbing and both drivers side doors and the B post were removed using hydraulic extrication tools. Firefighters assisted EMS with patient removal and packaging. The patient was transported to Centrastate Medical Center by the Roosevelt First Aid Squad and MONOC Paramedics.