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

Phone: 302-422-8888
Fax: 302-422-5944

Level 1 MCI MVC

Saturday, August 28, 2021

On August 24, 2021, at approximately 2009 hours, the Memorial Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched for a motor vehicle collision on Coastal Highway and Argos Corner Road. It was reported to be a T-bone accident involving a RV with a possiblity of 4 to 5 patients. Ambulance A-89 responded with a crew of 2 followed by Command 89 with Deputy Chief Jonathan Masten. That night just happened to be the weekly training night at Memorial VFC so many members were at the firehouse. 89-2 responded with a crew on 6 under the direction of Asst. Chief Walt Reynolds 89-16. 89-5 responded with a crew of 2 with Captain Trey Greenwalt 89-19 on board. Carlisle Fire Company was alerted by Kent Center and responded with A-42, L42, R42, 42CM, 42-3 and TC42.. Upon the arrival of Command 89, Deputy Chief Masten assumed command. A-89 arrived on scene and starting assessing patients. Asst. Chief Reynolds 89-16 arrived on 89-2 and was assigned Operations. 89-42 Kristin Miller advised operations that we had a level 1 MCI with initially 7 patients. Command advised Sussex of the level 1 MCI. Sussex dispatched Medics from 101 and EMS 100. KM 10 and Maryland Trooper 4 were also alerted. 89-42 Miller advised operations that aviation was not needed. Ambulances from Milton Fire Department, Ellendale Fire Department and Lewes Fire Department were all dispatched to the scene. The crew from 89-2 stablized the vehicle and the RV. Two crew members assisted A-89 with patient care. A-89 transported two patients to Bayhealth Sussex. A-42 transported four patients to Bayhealth Sussex. Through investigation it was determined that three children were in the RV. The 3 children and the driver of the RV were transported in B-85 to Beebe Medical Center. B-75 and A-82 were placed available. 89 Command placed the incident under control at 2034 hours. 89 units remained on scene until 2055 hours. The scene was turned over to the Delaware State Police.

Responding units: A-89, Command 89, 89-2, 89-5, 89-34, A-42, Medic 101, EMS 100, KM8, B-85, 42-3, L42, R42, 42CM, TC-42, B-75, A-82, DSFP and the Delaware State Police. 

A total of 10 patients were transported to local hospitals. Thank you to all mutual aid Companies/Departments for your assistance. 

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