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Fire Department Weekly Report - week of February 18 – 24, 2024

The Arcadia Fire Department responded to a variety of emergency calls during the week

of February 18 – 24, 2024. The following is a breakdown of incident types recorded for

this time period:

Sunday, February 18

At 10:28 a.m., Engine 105, Engine 106, Engine 107, Truck 105, Truck 101, Rescue

Ambulance 105, and Battalion 105 responded to the 100 block of California Street for a

single-story, multi-family residential structure with an active attic fire. Firefighters quickly

stopped the fire progression, and the fire was isolated to the unit of origin. No injuries

occurred during this incident, and the residents were assisted by American Red Cross for

housing needs.



Monday, February 19

At 10:35 a.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a medical incident

in the 100 block of East Live Oak Avenue. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a 77-year-

old female with a chief complaint of chest pain. Fire personnel performed a full medical

evaluation which included a 12-lead electrocardiogram, intravenous access, and

administration of cardiac medications. The patient was transported to USC Arcadia

Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Tuesday, February 20

At 8:35 a.m., Engine 106 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a medical incident in

the 2000 block of Bella Vista Drive. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a 66-year-old male

with a complaint of altered mental status from hypoglycemia. The patient received a 12-

lead electrocardiogram, blood glucose check, intravenous access, and administration of

medications. The patient was transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further evaluation

and treatment.

Wednesday, February 21

At 2:11 p.m., Truck 105 responded to a report of a child locked inside a vehicle in the 100

block of East Huntington Drive. Upon arrival, there was a 2-year-old male that was

strapped in a car seat and the mother was standing outside of the vehicle. Fire personnel

utilized a vehicle lockout kit to gain access to the child. There were no injuries associated

with this incident.

Thursday, February 22

At 1:10 p.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a report of a medical

incident in the 100 block of West Huntington Drive. Upon arrival, there was a 38-year-old

female with a complaint of cardiac dysrhythmia. Fire personnel performed a full medical

evaluation which included intravenous access, blood pressure check, and

electrocardiogram. The patient was transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further

evaluation and treatment.Friday, February 23

At 4:41 p.m., Truck 105 responded to the 400 block of South Baldwin Avenue for a person

reported to be trapped inside an elevator. Firefighters arrived to find two occupants

trapped inside a stalled elevator car. Firefighters shut off power and utilized specialized

tools to pick the elevator door locks to free the trapped occupants. Both occupants were

uninjured and released on scene.

Saturday, February 24

At 11:11 a.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 106 responded to the 100 block of

East Huntington Drive for a person down. Paramedics arrived to find a 38-year-old male

who was suffering from chest pain. Advanced life support measures were initiated

including 12-lead electrocardiogram, intravenous access, and blood glucose testing. The

patient was transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

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