At 6:27 PM, while most people were at home enjoying dinner, Rescue 45 and Air/Light 46 were dispatched as part of the Chester County Rescue Task Force to assist Station 62, Ridge Fire Company for a Confined Space-Industrial Rescue on Anderson Rd., East Coventry Township.
The crews from the first arriving Rescue 62 and EMS from MICU 84 arrived and found two victims that required extrication from manufacturing equipment. The crews from the Chester County Rescue Task Force (Rescue 25 – Longwood Fire Company, Rescue 45, Air/Light 46 – Minquas Fire Company No. 2, Rescue 47 – Lionville Fire Company, Rescue 53 – Fame Fire Co. No. 3, Rescue 64 – Norco Fire Company, Medic 2 – Berwyn Fire Company and Haz Mat 15 – Chester County Department of Emergency Services) arrived to support the rescue operation.
The Downingtown Fire Dept. volunteers were back in service at our firehouse at 7:45 PM.