Water Rescue
By Radio Room
July 6, 2017

Gladwyne Firefighters were alerted to a Water Rescue tonight at 5:22pm. The report was that a single car was stuck in ford at Williamson Road and Old Gulph Road. The driver reported that the water was rising and that it was coming in her drivers door. Special Service 24 responded with 8 water rescue personnel and upon arrival immediately deployed into the water and downstream (safety team).

The victim was rescued and on dry land within 4 minutes of the rescue teams arrival.

Ladder 25 (Ardmore) was dispatched to the Haverford side of the Ford to assist from their side.

Great Job by All!

Units: Special Service 24, Utility 24 & Car 24
Mutual Aid: Ladder 25 (Station 25), LMPD and Narberth Ambulance