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Stamford Fire units from the South End Station and The Woodside Station responded to Southfield Ave near the entrance of the Crab Shell for a vehicle flipped over with an occupant still trapped in the vehicle. Crews worked to stabilize both the occupant and vehicle, then used specialized cutting equipment to remove the roof of the vehicle in order to free the trapped occupant. Medical care upon removal from the vehicle, as well as transport to Stamford Hospital were provided by Stamford EMS.

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Stamford Firefighters Rescue Entrapped Occupant of Motor Vehicle Crash

Posted: September 19, 2015
About the Author: Captain Philip Hayes
Captain Hayes is a 31-year veteran of the Stamford Fire Department. He is currently assigned to the East Side Fire Station #4 on Shippan Avenue. In addition to his regular Fire Officer duties, he is a Public Relations Officer, the developer of the StamfordFire.com website and serves on the Departments' IT Team. He is also an avid fan of Fire Department history.
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