Created 4-Sep-12
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Pikesville, MD - Baltimore County Fire Department westside units responded to an unusual vehicle crash requiring a technical rescue and extrication on Sunday afternoon, March 27. Around 5:30 p.m., BCoFD Engine 2 (Pikesville career) and PVFC Medic 325 were alerted for a motor vehicle crash, reporting a vehicle had struck a tree, on the Outer Loop of I-695 between Exits 18 & 19 (Box 2-63). While units were responding, Fire Dispatch upgraded the assignment to a Rescue Box, bringing PVFC Tower 323 and additional equipment to the scene. Fire Dispatch also advised Baltimore County Police Department 4th Precinct units were on the scene reporting a car had struck the guardrail along the highway's slow shoulder and went off the roadway into trees. PVFC Medic 325 was the first fire apparatus to arrive, and confirmed that a car was off the roadway, against several trees and suspended about 10 feet in the air over a creekbed. Firefighters from Station 32, Reisterstown Volunteers (Squad 414), BCoFD Stations 2 (Engine 2) and Station 3 (Engine 3) worked to stabilize the vehicle before Medic 2 transported the driver to an area hospital. Also on scene were BC2 and EMS5.

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