Photo Gallery: Miami Dade Heavy 1 at Work

Heavy 1 used to assist stabilizing the vehicle during an extrication.
(Miami Dade Fire Rescue photo)

Heavy wrecker used to stabilize a vehicle

Miami Dade Fire Rescue

On Saturday, February 13 at 1:05 p.m., Miami Dade Fire Rescue responded to a traffic accident on SW 380 Street and Card Sound Road.

Units arrived to find a pickup truck on fire that was pinned between a tree and a guard rail with a patient trapped inside. Crews on scene were able to quickly put the fire out using a fire extinguisher.

Once the fire was out, Engine 16 proceeded to begin the extrication of the patient, with Engine 43, Squad 69 as well as Heavy 1 assisting in extrication efforts.

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In order to safely extricate the patient, Technical Rescue Team units stabilized the vehicle.

After a prolonged extrication, the patient was extricated and Rescue 72 transported to the landing zone where Air Rescue airlifted the patient to the nearest trauma center.

(Miami Dade Fire Rescue photo)
(Miami Dade Fire Rescue photo)
(Miami Dade Fire Rescue photo)
(Miami Dade Fire Rescue photo)

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