On the above date around 0715 hours, Station 23 was alerted for the Rescue to assist Station 22 (Minquadale) on an MVC with Entrapment. Rescue 23 responded with a crew of 6 under the command of Fire Chief Dierolf. Upon arrival, Rescue 23's crew along with the crew of Rescue 20 (Holloway Terrace) worked to stabilize the vehicle, and found a patient that was deceased. Crews then stood by to assist Delaware State Police with their investigation. While the Rescue was still on the scene Station 22 was alerted for a Pedestrian Struck on North DuPont Highway in the area of Memorial Drive. Rescue 23 was directed by I495 command to respond to that incident. The crew of Rescue 23 assisted with patient care before clearing the scene. Rescue 23 then responded to Fire Station 22 to standby until their units were clear from I495. While standing by, the Rescue was alerted for an animal rescue in Station 20's fire district. The Rescue handled the incident before returning to quarters.
The Officers and Members of the Minquas Fire Company would like to send our thoughts and prayers to all who are affected by the tragic accident on I495.