Just after 17:00 on November 21st, 2019 Local 2086 and 4116 members responded to an MVA with extrication needed on northbound I-25 between Castle Pines Pkwy and Ridgegate Pkwy in Surrey Ridge. First arriving Engine 36 reported multiple vehicles across the highway, assumed command and requested the northbound lanes be closed. During their scene assessment 7 patients were identified and the incident was upgraded to a “Medium Mass Casualty Incident,” used by SMFR when 6-10 patients are injured. District Chief 1 assumed command and assigned Engine 36 as the Rescue Group Supervisor. A casualty collection point was established, and medic units were sent there to transport the already triaged patients. As the incident progressed additional patients were located ½ mile north of the main incident scene. A total of 12 patients were transported to area hospitals from 15 vehicles that were involved in the accident. Additional information provided by 5280 Fire.
Units on Scene: District Chief 1, Battalion Chief 4, Med 1, OEM1, Safety 18, Safety 35, Rescue 34, Engine 36, Medic 36, Engine 39, Engine 44, Medic 44, Medic 17, Engine 17, Engine 31, Engine 33 & Medic 46
Castle Rock Fire: Division Chief 151, Engine 154, Medic 154, Quint 151 & Medic 151