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EMS, Fire, and Police Rescue Woman after Partial Deck Collapse

Date: July 6, 2020
Incident Type: Rescue
Location: Zone 5

Just after 4 p.m,  the Pittsburgh Bureaus of EMS, Fire and Police responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Oberlin Street for a female who fell through a deck floor and could not self-extricate.

Upon arrival they found that the woman was in a motorized wheelchair that went through the deck, falling about 10 feet. She was conscious and alert when she was rescued. EMS  transported her to the hospital in stable condition with unknown injuries.

PLI was contacted to inspect the deck structure.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz