The Arcadia Fire Department responded to a variety of emergency calls during the week of August 13 – 19, 2023. The following is a breakdown of incident types recorded for this time period:
Sunday, August 13 At 9:20 a.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a medical assist in the 400 block of Santa Clara Street. Upon arrival, fire personnel evaluated a 29-year-old female who was suffering from a behavioral crisis. The patient received advanced life support including 12-lead cardiac monitoring and blood glucose monitoring. The patient was transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Monday, August 14 At 1:12 p.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a report of a two- vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of East Huntington Drive and Gateway Drive. Upon arrival, there were two patients that were injured in the traffic collision. Patient one was a 42-year-old female with a facial laceration and patient two was a 79-year-old male with a complaint of dizziness. After completing a full medical evaluation, both patients were transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Arcadia Police Department remained on scene. Tuesday, August 15 At 10:31 a.m., Engine 105 responded to a reported vehicle fire near the 5600 block of Peck Road. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a well involved vehicle fire with Los Angeles County Fire Engine 169 on scene extinguishing the fire. Fire personnel requested a fire investigator to investigate the origin of the fire. Arcadia Police Department was also requested and upon further investigation, it was discovered that the vehicle was reported stolen. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Wednesday, August 16 At 10:01 a.m., Engine 106 and Rescue Ambulance 106 responded to a medical incident near the 1000 block of Fairview Avenue. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a 33-year-old female exhibiting stroke symptoms. Paramedics performed a series of stroke tests on the patient and obtained a 12-lead electrocardiogram, blood glucose check, intravenous access, and transported the patient to USC Arcadia Hospital for further treatment. Thursday, August 17 At 11:29 a.m., Engine 106 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a medical assist in the 2600 block of Louise Avenue. Upon arrival, fire personnel evaluated an 86-year-old female who was suffering from back pain after a trip and fall. The patient received advanced life support including 12-lead cardiac monitoring and blood glucose monitoring. The patient was transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Friday, August 18 At 3:28 a.m., Truck 105, Engine 107, Engine 105, Rescue Ambulance 105, and Battalion 105 assisted units from Monrovia Fire Department on a structure fire call in the 100 block of West Colorado Boulevard, Monrovia. Upon arrival, fire personnel found smoke coming from the structure. Fire personnel aggressively extinguished the fire and contained the fire to the room of origin. In addition, fire crews searched for any victims, evacuated and ventilated the structure, and provided for firefighter safety. The incident was released to Monrovia Fire Department. Saturday, August 19 At 10:43 p.m., Engine 105, Rescue Ambulance 105, Truck 105, and Battalion 105 responded to a report of a vehicle collision with a structure in the 2000 block of Greenfield Avenue. Upon arrival, there was one vehicle that ran into the wall of a residence. No patients were on scene, but the structure was compromised. Fire personnel set up spot shores to hold the roofline in place and boarded up the hole in the wall of the structure. The property owner was notified of the situation.