City and Borough of Juneau
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Juneau, Alaska 99801
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Capital City Fire/Rescue

CCFR Special Teams called in for Emergency Transport

On Tuesday, 1/28/14 at 5:45 p.m., Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a medical emergency at a residence off Trails End Drive, near Tee Harbor. CCFR "Special Teams" was brought in due to specialized equipment needed for transport. The patient was transferred on a trail, using a "stokes litter with large wheel", from their residence to the waiting ambulance at the trail head. A medic unit was then used to transport the patient to the hospital. The units were on scene for 2 hours handling the emergency. 6 emergency vehicles and 14 personnel responded to this call. The patient was in transport to the hospital at 7:45 pm, and all other responding units were put back into service. Submitted by Tom Matthews CCFR PIO

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