As the members were completing their nightly station clean up, the station alarm rang for the motor vehicle collision on Port Tobacco Rd. Engine Company 1 and EMS Station 51 due on the call. Engine 12 responded with 6 volunteers. The crew arrived on scene to find a 3 vehicle collision with numerous patients requiring medical care. As the Officer In Charge called for more EMS resources, Engine 12′s crew began triage of the continuously growing number of patients.
As more transport units arrived on the scene, patients were delegated by the Officer In Charge and Engine 12 began assisting EMS crews with packaging patients for transport with neck collars and immobilizing using backboards. A total of 7 patients transported from the scene quickly and efficiently. Engine 12 remained on scene for about an hour before returning to service.