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Town of Canton Volunteer Firefighters Respond to One-Car Accident at Maple, Allen Place

July 6, 2017 Fire No Comments

Courtesy of town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department

Submitted release

At 4:45 p.m. July 6 the town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident on Maple Ave and Allen Place, with reported injuries.

Upon arrival, responding crews on Canton’s ambulance, Rescue 9, Engine 1 and Squad 5 found a van, with two passengers still inside, over the guard rail and down the embankment. Canton’s volunteer firefighters¬†stabilized the van with Res-Q-Jack tools, so they, along with Canton’s Paramedic and EMTs could safely extricate¬†the passengers to the waiting ambulance for transport to an area hospital. All units cleared by 5:47 p.m.

The accident remains under investigation. The extent of the injuries was not immediately available.


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