Firefighters from Belmont Hills and Gladwyne were dispatched shortly after 1:00 this morning to the Schuylkill Expressway at Belmont Avenue to assist the Ambulance. Once on scene, firefighters found a worker who had fallen approximately 30-40 feet straight down from a bridge. Now a rescue, Penn Wynne’s Rescue 21 and George Clay’s Squad 39 was called to assist. Over 40 firefighters, policemen, and paramedics worked together on a system of ropes and ladders to rescue the worker.
Thank you to all of the dedicated responders from our company, Gladwyne Fire, Penn Wynne Fire, George Clay Fire (West Conshohocken), PA State Police, Narberth Ambulance, and the LMT FM Office who worked at this unique incident.