Volunteer firefighters help rescue two trapped in vehicle

Trumbull’s Long Hill Fire Department and Trumbull Center Department helped rescue two people trapped inside a vehicle after an accident Friday night.

According to Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, multiple units from Long Hill and Trumbull Center responded to the accident, on Route 25 north, prior to Main Street, around 9:40 on Jan. 9. On arrival, it was confirmed there were two occupants trapped.

“The extrication required different types of equipment to be used including: hydraulic spreaders such as the “Jaws of Life,” hydraulic cutters and rams as well as an assortment cribbing used to stabilize the vehicle,” Trumbull Volunteer company said on its Facebook page. “Both occupants were safely and effectively extricated from the vehicle and transferred to Trumbull EMS for medical care.”

In addition to the Trumbull Fire units and Trumbull EMS, Trumbull Police and State Police were all on scene. The coordination between the multiple agencies on scene was exceptional, according to volunteers.