Brentwood Fire

The Brentwood Fire and Rescue responded to 60 emergency calls during the period of June 25th through the 30th.

These calls can be broken down into the following categories:

EMS/Rescue: 35
Hazardous Condition: 1
Service Call: 3
Good Intent: 7
False Call: 14

Friday, June 26 at approximately 3:57 pm:
E53 and R52 were dispatched on a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Initial dispatch information indicated two vehicles were involved with two occupants injured. E53 arrived on scene to find a head on collision with one person lying on the ground outside of a vehicle. E53 established command and began assessing the patient for injuries. The patient’s injuries were determined to be non-critical but R52 was asked to continue response due to the amount of leaking fluid on the roadway. Patient care was transferred to EMS on scene and BFR crew members contained the fluid leak. EMS transported the patient to a local hospital while BFR personnel remained on scene to provide traffic control. Once all vehicles were cleared of the roadway Command was terminated all BFR units returned to service.

Sunday, June 28 at approximately 11:58 pm:
E52 was dispatched on medical call for a report of seizure activity. Initial dispatch information indicated the patient was a pediatric patient and they were having difficulty breathing as well. E52 arrived on scene and quickly made patient contact. BFR personnel immediately began providing respiratory support and assessing the patient. The patient’s condition began to improve as EMS arrived on the scene. The patient was moved to the awaiting ambulance and transported emergency traffic to a local hospital with one firefighter on board to assist with additional care.

Thursday, June 30 at approximately 6:35 pm:
E51, E55 and C3 were dispatched on a report of a hazardous package. Initial dispatch information indicated a citizen located an object in his yard that he believed to be an incendiary device. BFR units arrived on scene with BPD and established a perimeter. After careful investigation it was determined that the object was non-hazardous and was actually a used firework. All affected citizens were notified that there were no hazards at the scene. With the situation mitigated all BFR units returned to service and quarters.

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