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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Canyon Type of Incident: Inaccessable Rescue
Incident Address: Ladder Canyon Trail Incident Number: CA-RRU-31730
Community: Thermal Date Reported: 3/10/2019
Time Reported: 1:23 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 1  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 3/10/19 @ 4:27 p.m. - The patient has been transported to an area hospital by ground. Firefighters are making their way back to the parking lot and will clear the scene.
UPDATE 3/10/19 @ 3:50 p.m. - The patient has been loaded onto H60 and is being flown to an awaiting ground ambulance to transport.
UPDATE 3/10/19 @ 3:32 p.m. - Our rescue group has made contact with the patient and is providing advanced life support (ALS) care to the patient. It will be approximately 30 - 60 minutes to extract the patient and load them into H60.
UPDATE 3/10/19 @ 2:55 p.m. - H60 is making patient contact. Our rescue group of firefighters on the ground will continue through Ladder Canyon Trail to evaluate and load the patient into H60. H60 will then transport the patient to an awaiting ground ambulance.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of a hiker with a lower extremity injury on Ladder Canyon Trail in Thermal. Firefighters arrived at the parking lot to the hiking trail and have begun to hike their way to the patient. California Highway Patrol's (CHP) helicopter Air63 is assisting with an aerial view. Air63 was able to locate the patient. CHP helicopter H60 is responding to extract the patient. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 16 Helicopters: 2 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 5 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 1 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Highway Patrol – H60, Riverside County Fire Department, California Highway Patrol - Air63,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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