July 27—Seattle Firefighters rescue a woman in her 70’s who was trapped under her own car.
At 10:15 a.m. Seattle Firefighters were called to the 15500 block of 27th Avenue NE for a Heavy Rescue for reports of a woman under a vehicle. Engine Company 40 arrived to find the female patient conscious and alert.
Firefighters used industrial size air bags, hydraulic jacks and cribbing to lift and stabilize the car to free the woman.
Paramedics treated the patient for minor scrapes and bruises. AMR transported her to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition.