Here is a summary of Brentwood Fire and Rescue’s emergency responses for the period of December 14 through December 19, 2013.
We responded to 61 emergency calls for service.
These calls can be broken down into the following categories:
Service Call: 6
Good Intent: 3
False Call: 7
Here is an overview of significant events from this period’s activities:
E2 was dispatched on a medical call for a report of an unconscious person. E2 arrived on scene and made contact with the patient who was breathing but unresponsive. Advanced Life Support was initiated to include EKG assessment, oxygen therapy and IV access. EMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred. BFR personnel assisted with moving the patient to the ambulance before returning to service while EMS transported the patient emergency traffic to a local hospital.
Wednesday, December 18 at approximately 2:36 pm:
E2 was dispatched on a medical call for a report of seizures. Upon arriving on scene, crew members found the PT seated in a chair with an altered level of consciousness and highly agitated. E2 began assessing the patient and obtaining vital signs. EMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred. BFR personnel assisted with moving the patient to the ambulance and provided further care in the back of the medic unit. One member of E2’s crew was requested to assist with care during emergency transport to the hospital due to the patient’s unstable condition and high level of agitation. Once EMS began transport, E2 returned to quarters.
Thursday, December 19 at approximately 6:59 pm:
E2 and R1 were dispatched to I-65 on a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. E2 and R1 arrived on scene to find a two car rear end type collision which left both vehicles heavily damaged. The two BFR units split up and each took responsibility for one of the vehicles and its occupants. One person complaining of back pain was immobilized on a long spine board with cervical collar. EMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred. BFR personnel assisted EMS with loading the PT into the waiting ambulance for transport to an area hospital before turning control of the scene over to BPD and returning to quarters.