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Thursday, May 23, 2024
Medical Emergencies - Landing Zone Assignments


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Thursday May, 23 2024

Nature: Medical Emergencies

  • incident #1 - Baywood

    • Landing Zone Assignment - Station #2 - Banks Road

  • City: Baylis Estates

    • Landing Zone Assignment - Mother Mary of Peace Church

On Thursday, May 23rd, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for various medical emergencies which necessitated the utilization of the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit – Trooper #2 for transporting patients to medical facilities in New Castle County.

Emergency response units from Indian River included Rescue 80 from the Oak Orchard facility and Engine #80-1 from the Long Neck facility where needed as well as the Delaware State Fire Police.

Emergency response crew assignments included traffic control during the landing and departure activities of the aviation unit as well as assisting with patient transfer from ambulant to aviation unit.

Both of these incidents were associated with medical mishaps with on landing zone location being Station #2 on Banks Road in Long Neck and the Mother Mary of Peace Church near Oak Orchard.

Illustrated herewith are some photographs or video of the incidents: