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Route 78 Crash and Christmas Eve Rescue

By BRENDA A. NEMCEK

December 29, 2013 at 2:21 PM

WARREN, NJ - On Dec. 24, Warren,  Watchung and Berkeley Heights Fire and Rescue all responded and operated on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 78.

One patient was entrapped in the rear of the vehicle. Berkeley Heights Fire units arrived first. The units worked to stabilize the vehicle and remove the rear door to get the patient out of the vehicle for EMS. 

This rescue is an great example of the  working relationship that exists between the Warren Fire Department, Watchung Fire Department and Berkeley Heights Fire Department.

 
Involved Unit Detail
 
Warren Fire
Squad 61 – Mt Bethel Station (engine w/ specialized rescue equipment)
Car 61-2 – Asst Chief Car from Mt Bethel Station
 
Watchung Fire
Car 60 – Watchung Fire Chief Car
Engine 60-108 – Watchung Engine
 
Berkeley Heights Fire
Engine 4 – Berkeley Heights Engine
Rescue 1 – Berkeley Heights Rescue Unit
BH- EMS – Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad Ambulance