Call out to an overturned vehicle fire

vehicle fireWe were dispatched to a vehicle fire and MVC in the Adam’s Mission area. On arrival we found an overturned bakkie on fire as well as the bush alongside the vehicle also burning.

No persons were inside but we did find 4 people who had been flung out and were suffering from cuts and abrasions. The brigade stabilised the patients and extinguished the blaze. Patients were transported to hospital by EMRS.

What to do with around a vehicle fire

  1. Get everyone as far aware from the motor vehicle as quickly as possible.
  2. Make an emergency phone call and inform of the fire. If you don’t have a phone, ask someone else to make the call.