May 22nd – Extrication using Air Bags

At 1135am, crews were dispatched to Michaels at Town Center for a lift assist with EMS.  Upon arrival of EMS, the call was upgraded to a physical rescue.  RTFD units responded with a total staffing of 13.  While enroute, the update was given of a patient was trapped under a car.  3 Deputy arrived and advised that a female had tripped on the curb and was wedged between the curb and a vehicle.  Crews utilized air bags to lift the vehicle to allow the patient to be removed.  After extrication, the patient refused EMS treatment and transport.

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