Patient Rescued From Ditch

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Tallahassee Fire Department

At 6:42 this morning, the Tallahassee Fire Department was called to the report of a medical assist at the corner of Railroad Ave and FAMU Way.

The first crew on scene found a patient approximately 20 feet down in a ditch with steep angles on either side.

Units from TFD Station 4 's Technical Rescue Team were called to rescue the patient. Team members used a Stokes Stretcher and rope hauling system to rescue the patient from the ditch .

The patient was then transferred to LCEMS for transport to the hospital.

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