Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Industrial Accident - Tide Flats

Incident Date: November 30, 2010
Issuing Officer: Jolene Davis
Incident Location: 2502 Marine View Drive
Incident Type: Technical Rescue

Narrative: At 7:41 a.m. 6 companies of Tacoma Firefighters, 1 Engine, 2 Ladders, 2 Medic Units, the department's Technical Recue Unit, and command staff responded to a reported industrial accident.

Crews conducted a technical rescue of a person who had been injured atop a 30 foot tall wood chip hopper. One person was transported to a local area hospital as a result of the incident.