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Incident - RTC persons trapped

Date: 15/04/2019
Time: 07:47
Location: Chilsworthy
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire Control received a call from Ambulance reporting an RTC involving an oil tanker and a car with one person trapped in the car. 

Appliances from Holsworthy and Bude, rescue tenders from Bodmin and Middlemoor, water carrier from Barnstaple and environmental protection unit from North Tawton were all mobilised.

Fire Fighters released the trapped person using two sets of hydraulic rescue equipment, stability equipment, small tools and a stretcher.

Casualty in the care of paramedics and a doctor.

There was no spillage from the tanker and the environmental unit was returned.


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