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FOX TWP. â€“ The Fox Twp. Volunteer Fire Department, Fox Twp. Ambulance and Medic 12 were dispatched at 7:12 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 to a report of a two-vehicle accident with a passenger vehicle under a van on the Million Dollar Highway.
Fox Twp. Deputy Chief Shields was first on the scene and had a second rescue from Crystal Fire Department in St. Marys dispatched to assist due to the severity of the accident.
Upon arrival, Fox Twp. Chief Surra initiated incident command and gave Fox Twp.â€™s rescue crew the assignment of lifting the van. Crystal Fire Departmentâ€™s rescue crew was assigned to assist with extrication on the passenger vehicle where one female patient was entrapped.Â Chief Surra requested an engine from Crystal Fire Department to stand by at a landing zone near the Geci farm in case a helicopter transport was needed.
The patient from the passenger vehicle was fully extricated at 7:44 a.m. and transported via Fox Twp. Ambulance to Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
All units were back in service by 9 a.m.