Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Firefighters Work To Free Trapped Construction Worker

On 10/5/04 Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue units were dispatched to a construction site for an unknown medial call.


On 10/5/04 Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue units were dispatched to a construction site for an unknown medial call.

Medic 3 arrived to find a partial building collapse with four patients self extricated and one confirmed trapped under the freshly poured concrete floor.

Battalion 1 arrived and requested response from Engine 6, Truck 6 and activated Battalion 2.

Truck 6 crews began to complete a structural assessment and requested the response of Rescue 1 (the collapse unit).

Battalion 1 attempted to locate the victim by scanning the area with a thermal imager prior to the Truck company