Philadelphia Firefighters, Police Officers, and other City Agencies responded this morning to a construction accident, when workers while pouring cement for a
slab at the New Center for Performing Arts, suddenly gave way trapping workers
for approx. 45 minutes. A total of 9 workers were transported to 3 area hospitals for injuries. None appeared to be life threatening at the time of this writing.
835 Hours-Box- 2217 -Broad & Locust St
Incident reported at 260 S. Broad St, at the construction site, a collapse.
Squrt-43, Pipeline-20, E-11, E-10, Snorkel- 5, Ladder-9, Batt-1, Batt-4, Rescue-1, E-29, Rescue-101, M-1 and M-34
839 Hours--ES-4 and Deputy 1
842 Hours- M-21, M-11, M-15, M-9 dispatched
844 Hours- Medic-7 is dispatched
857 Hours- Special Call- L-11 and L-1
904 Hours- L-16 cover L-11, L-27 cover Snorkel-5, L-13 cover L-11, L-12 cover
L-1, Pipeline-52 cover E-11
910 Hours- Special Call- E-66 and ES-10 (Mass Casualty Unit), and PHA collapse
916 Hours- Special Call-L-27 and L-16, Medic-27, and E-12
920 Hours- SA-1 responding
938 Hours- B-1 reports that all workers have been accounted for.
945 Hours-Incident Under Control
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02-10-2000, 04:19 PM #1Greg MasiFirehouse.com Guest
Philadelphia, PA- Construction Accident
02-10-2000, 09:26 PM #221TFDFirehouse.com Guest
Greg, Thanks for all the Philadelphia information. Keep up the great work.
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