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Vehicle Extrication on Anaheim Street

By Jackawa Jackson | February 3, 2009

  At 2:54 am the morning of February 3, 2009, Long Beach Fire Department units responded to the corner of Anaheim St. and Rose Ave. to a report of and injury traffic accident with possible trapped victims.  Upon arrival, units found an early model Toyota that had been involved in a single vehicle collision with a tree.  There were 5 youths in the car ranging in age from 15-20 years old.  The LBFD heavy rescue unit was called to the scene to assist with the extrication of a 19-year-old male passenger.  It took approx. 17 minutes to free the patient from the wreckage.  He was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries.  There was also another 15-year-old female patient who was transported with minor injuries.  None of the other individuals in the vehicle desired treatment. E10, T1, R10, USAR 6, BLS 4, BLS 3 and BC 1 responded to this incident.

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