On Friday morning 4-22-16 C-Shift Squad 13, Squad 14, Medic 13 and Battalion 5 (Lt. Haggerty) ran a serious personal injury crash with one trauma patient at Dragoon and Capital. 1 patient was transported to the Memorial Hospital Level 2 Trauma center. Here is a photo from the crash scene.
During this past week Penn Firefighters Fire Chief John VanBruaene, Battalion Chief Brian Kazmierzak, Battalion Chief Joe Calderone, Lieutenant/IAFF Local 5019 President Chris Haggerty and Firefighter Brian Reppert attended the FDIC International Conference in Indianapolis, IN. Additionally, BC Kazmierzak served as a HOT Workshop Instructor for event. Over 35,000 firefighters from around the globe attended the event and participated in the training.
Thanks McCarthy Insurance Agent Stacy Vervynckt and Mark Ennis from Bliss-McKnight Insurance for providing Emergency Vehicle Operations lecture and simulator training for Penn Fire this week. This great training was free of charge to Penn Fire and helps make our drivers safer and more responsive under stressful driving situations we face each day!