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Memorial Fire Company
Station 89
359 Bay Ave.
Milford, DE 19963

Phone: 302-422-8888
Fax: 302-422-5944
Water Rescue on Jetty
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Around 1:15 pm today Station 89 was dispatched for a boat into the Mispillion jetty. 89-15, A-89, 89-11 responded to the boat ramp. Upon the report from the EOC Sta 40, 57, 82 boats were dispatched along with the USCG & DNREC. DSP Trooper 2 and USCG Helicopter both were hovering and giving assessments. Marine 89 arrived on scene of a 20 foot boat on its side on top of the jetty with 1 person on board. M89 layed side to the boat on the jetty and Chief Jester and Asst Chief Bennett boarded the vessel to help the patient get on M89. What caused the victims boat to get on the jetty happened again by 2 boats flying by and their large wakes rocked the boat enough to come off the jetty. With luck there were no holes poked thru the hull. The patient was then put on M89 and treated by the Emts. M89 did a side tow and took the boat to the Cedar Creek boat ramp with Dnrec and Uscg escorting. The patient was assessed by the County Medics and Uscg Helicopter Medic before being transported to Beebe Hospital. Thanks to all that helped



Working on the patient
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Medics assisting to patient
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Paperwork time
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Uscg, Anita and Chris
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Dnrec investigating
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Dnrec and Uscg boats
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Marine 89 and patients boat
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Hot day
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Uscg Helicopter
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