Pine Mountain firefighter JR Owens (left) and Fire Chief Tim Edgar maneuver in and around the wreckage of James Gunder’s Chevrolet Blazer, offering help to the occupants.
On Sunday, April 4, Pine Mountain, Ga. firefighters responded to the report of an overturned vehicle on Ga. Hwy. 354, just east of the city limits.
The Pine Mountain Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 5:05 p.m.
Squad 12 arrived at the same time as a Harris County EMS unit to find an overturned Chevrolet S10 Blazer on its roof, blocking one lane of the roadway. Engine 1202 arrived moments after Squad 12.
With no smoke or fire showing, firefighters began assisting with patient assessment and providing medical care.
A young couple and infant baby, all of the Warm Springs area, were in the Blazer at the time of the accident. Patient assessments were conducted on all three occupants of the SUV.
Both adults were treated at the scene and transported to Columbus.
Securely restrained in a car seat, the child was determined uninjured and was left in the care of other family members.
Also responding to the accident were the Georgia State Patrol, Harris County Sheriff’s Deputies and DNR Rangers from F.D. Roosevelt State Park.
For more information about the Pine Mountain Fire Department visit www.pinemountainfiredepartment.org