Mutual Aid – Water Rescue

06/01/2012 – At 15:25hrs, Rescue 63 was dispatched to 747 Port Carbon – St. Clair Highway in E. Norwegian Township to assist Fire District 8 with a report of someone in the creek. To easily access the patient, crews entered the creek from behind a business in the St. Clair Industrial Park. Personnel used a cut off saw to remove a chain link fence and a chain saw to clear a path to the creek bank. The patient was loaded into a stokes basket and taken to an awaiting ambulance. Crews were on scene for approximately 45 minutes.