Rope Rescue: 5/15/2018

FCFD responded on a rope rescue at the 11000 block of Willow Branch Dr. the patient was a construction worker who sustained injuries to his leg while atop a 2nd story home under construction. He quickly received aid and was rescued by some of our newly certified Rope Rescue Technicians!

Wreck: Bardstown rd. @ Little Springs

7134 and 7181 responded to a MVA with a rescue. 1 victim was extricated from their vehicle and transports by Louisville Metro EMS.

Dump Truck Rollover

Friday afternoon 7134 & 7181 responded to Thixton lane on an overturned dump truck with the driver still inside. FCFD quickly worked to help remove the driver with only minor injuries.

Fire in Mt. Washington: 3/14/18

On March 14th 7134 assisted Mt. Washington Fire to extinguish a residential fire in the 2900 block of Flatlick RD. Everyone was able to make it out of the safely.

Wreck on Bardstown Rd: 3/13/18

On March 13th Fern Creek responded to an injury accident on Bardstown rd. First arriving units found a 3 car MVA. 2 adults and 1 infant were transported by Louisville Metro EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

Extrication: S. Hurtbourne and S. Watterson Trail

On the night or March 8th, engine 7134  and rescue 7181 responded to a car wreck with a rescue. Upon arrival crews found that 2 cars had collided in the intersection of S. Hurstbourne and S. Watterson Trail.  Two victims had to be extricated from their vehicle.  A total of four patients were transported from the scene by Louisville Metro EMS.

Extrication on Billtown Rd: 2/23/2018

On Friday at 5 pm Fern Creek responded to an auto accident with a rescue. Engine 7134 worked to free the driver from the car. The victim was transported with what were believed to be non life threatening injuries.

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Fire Engineering: The Invisible Danger

Bunker Gear Transfer: The Invisible Danger

02/01/2018
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami
Bunker Gear Transfer: The Invisible Danger Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami
    

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami – This version is the full narrated version of the presentation and includes both Bunker Gear Transfer: The Invisible Danger video and the New Badge of Honor video. It also includes additional information and background on firefighter cancer risks. This presentation has been evaluated and shown to increase intentions to engage in decontamination processes, as well as helping improve knowledge, attitudes, and norms toward decontamination.

This video demonstrates processes of cross-contamination from bunker gear to individuals, equipment, the fire station, personal vehicles, and even family members. This video has been evaluated and has been shown to be effective at increasing intentions to engage in decontamination processes after a fire, including showering, routine cleaning of gear, bagging gear before transport, and using wipes on scene.

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