Responders Rescue Crashed Car from Perkiomen Creek Bank
RESCUED FROM THE CREEK BANK – The Tanker 66, Air 66, and Field 66 units of the Perkiomen Township Fire Company, operated by an all-volunteer crew, responded Tuesday (Dec. 28, 2021) at 1:29 a.m. to the bank of the Perkiomen Creek, in the 600 block of Gravel Pike, for what turned out to be the technical rescue of a vehicle (at top, above and below) from an area where it landed in a crash. Emergency dispatchers initially indicated the vehicle may have ended up in the creek itself. That prompted responses from several nearby mutual aid partners that included Skippack Fire Company, and marine units from Collegeville Fire Company, Upper Salford Volunteer Fire Company and Jefferson Fire Company No. 1. It took about two hours for the Perkiomen and other responders to complete their work in ensuring the car was removed and the site cleaned.
Photos provided by Ted Hodgins of the Perkiomen Township Fire Company, and used with permission