Saturday, October 25, 2014 -
Rescue 56 was dispatched at 7:45 a.m. to assist Company 55 New Ringgold with a vehicle accident reported to be a van vs. tree on Rt. 443 near Kunkle's Dam. Company 55 arrived and deployed a handline for fire protection and stabilized the vehicle. Rescue 56 removed the divider separating the cargo area from the passenger compartment, allowing the driver's seat to be moved. The steering wheel was cut and removed, freeing the driver from the wreckage. OFD cleared the scene in about 45 minutes.