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Fire Department Weekly Report - week of March 31 – April 6, 2024


The Arcadia Fire Department responded to a variety of emergency calls during the week of March 31 – April 6, 2024. The following is a breakdown of incident types recorded for this time period:



Sunday, March 31

At 5:47 p.m., Engine 106 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to the 900 block of West

Huntington Drive for a reported traffic collision. Fire personnel arrived to find a 73-year-

old female that had been hit by a vehicle. The patient received a 12-lead

electrocardiogram, blood glucose testing, intravenous access, and was transported to

Huntington Hospital.

Monday, April 1

At 6:09 p.m., Engine 105, Engine 107, and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a report

of a traffic collision on the east bound 210 Freeway at Santa Anita Avenue. Fire personnel

arrived to find a two-vehicle traffic collision involving a motorcycle. The other driver had

fled the scene, and paramedics performed a full trauma assessment on the 30-year-old

male motorcyclist complaining of chest and rib pain. The patient met trauma criteria and

was transported to Huntington Hospital.



Tuesday, April 2

At 1:55 a.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a medical incident in

the 300 block of East Wistaria Avenue. Fire personnel arrived to find a 70-year-old female

with a complaint of altered mental status. Fire personnel obtained a 12-lead

electrocardiogram, blood glucose check, intravenous access, and the patient was

transported to USC Arcadia Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Wednesday, April 3

At 7:29 a.m., Engine 105, Rescue Ambulance 105, and BLS 106 responded to a reported

traffic collision at the intersection of Santa Anita Avenue and Campus Drive. Fire

personnel arrived to find a two-vehicle traffic collision. Paramedics performed a full

medical assessment on both drivers. One driver, a 42-year-old female, complained of

chest pain from the accident. Fire personnel obtained a 12-lead electrocardiogram and

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

other driver refused further treatment and was released at the scene.

Thursday, April 4

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

reported to be trapped inside an elevator. Fire personnel arrived to find one occupant

inside a stalled elevator. The power to the stalled elevator car was shut off and was

lowered to the ground floor. The occupant was safely removed from the elevator car

without injury, and the elevator was placed out-of-service.

Friday, April 5

At 5:04 p.m., Truck 105 responded to the intersection of Campus Drive and El Monte

Avenue for a reported water problem. Fire personnel arrived to find a fire hydrant had

been sheared off by a large charter bus. Fire personnel worked to find the water main

valves to shut down what looked like a geyser of water shooting into the air.


Saturday, April 6

At 9:09 a.m., Engine 106 and Rescue Ambulance 106 responded to a medical incident in

the 300 block of North Baldwin Avenue. Fire personnel arrived to find a 27-year-old female

with an altered level of consciousness. Fire personnel performed a full medical evaluation

and identified the patient was suffering from an overdose. The patient received an

electrocardiogram, intravenous access, Narcan administration, and a blood glucose

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

treatment.

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