Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Owen Beach Rescue

Incident Date: 12/29/2009
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke 253.255.3260
Incident Type: Rescue
Incident Location: In the area of 6101 Promenade Lane

Narrative: At 11:33 a.m. Tuesday December 29th, 2009 5 companies of Tacoma Firefighters - 2 Engines, 2 Medic Units and the Fire Boat Commencement responded to the Owen Beach Area of Point Defiance Park for a person who had fallen down the cliff.

First arriving companies found one patient next to the water on the beach. Due to the remoteness of the patients location, the assistance of a nearby fishing boat was secured and the patient was transferred to the Vashon Ferry Dock area and then transported to a local area hospital.