Medevac Landing 9-10-06
Sunday, September 10, West Milford Emergency units responded to a serious
motorcycle accident on Route 23 (south) and Doremus Road.
The first-arriving police officer requested a second EMS unit from the West
Milford First Aid Squad, Paramedics (ALS 901) from Chilton Hospital and the West
Milford Police Dept.'s Accident Investigation Unit. Within minutes, the officer
also requested two medevacs.
West Milford Fire Dept.'s Company 2, 1 and 4 were dispatched to assist and to
secure a landing zone at a local school. At the request of ALS 901, the landing
zone was moved to the scene and both helicopters landed on Route 23.
Morristown's Atlantic "Air One" helicopter was first to touch down and
landed on Route 23 south, just south of Doremus Road. The N.J. State Police
helicopter, "NorthStar" landed on Route 23 north, just north of
Route 23 was completely shut down for approximately 30 minutes.
victims were flown to Morristown Hospital.
Photos submitted by West Milford Fire Department photographer
All photos copyright ©
2006 Macopin Volunteer Fire Company