C-Platoon Firefighters Respond to USAR Assignment in Sea Isle City
C-Platoon Cherry Hill Professional Firefighters from USAR 13, Safety 13 (Captain Houck) and Chief 1302 (Assistant Chief Houlihan) responded on Friday, February 24, 2023 to Sea Isle City in Cape May County for a structural collapse of a large concrete balcony on the side of a mid-rise, oceanfront apartment building with a construction worker trapped.
Rescue Company 13 operates with Cape May County as a part of the Southern New Jersey Regional Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Working Group. These rescue technicians are trained in specialized operations and emergencies such as structural collapse.
Unfortunately, the trapped worker was pronounced deceased on the scene. CHFD members and other rescue personnel operated for several hours to stabilize the scene and recover the deceased worker.
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