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The Hamlin Morton Walker Fire District and Monroe Ambulance responded for a radio alarm from 2c41 for the MVA with injuries on the corner of Drake Road and Roosevelt Highway the afternoon of October 23, 2014.
2c34, 2c41, 248 with 2c64 and a crew of 5 and 2412 with 2c74 and a crew of 4 responded on the assignment.
2c34 Arrived on scene and confirmed a 2 car accident that was blocking part of the intersection and there was approximately 1 gallon of hydraulic fluid on the ground. Chief Smith declared a Level 0 HazMat and requested the HazMat tech to call is cell phone. 248 arrived shortly after and split the crew with one half performing EMS and the other half securing the scene of any hazards. 2412 arrived and joined the crew of 248 in their operations.
A punctured tank was found to be the cause of the hydraulic fluid leak and was plugged by Lt Doerrer and Lt Thompson. Crews from 248 and 2412 cleaned up the leak using absorbent pads and speedy dry. Both vehicles were secured and fluids cleaned up from both.
Monroe Ambulance evaluated both patients with neither of them wanting to be treated or transported at this time.
The total call time was approximately 45 minutes.
Photos: Jerry Clement