Fire Station 19 Deploys Ground and Air Response to Aid Biker
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to an incident involving an adult male mountain bicyclist who suffered a leg injury after a fall on West Mandeville Fire Road on February 8. The rescue operation commenced at 10:01 a.m.
The preliminary information indicates that the injured individual required urgent attention, prompting a coordinated ground and air response from the LAFD. The primary plan involved hoisting the patient into the LAFD rescue helicopter. This approach aimed to provide in-flight treatment during the direct transport of the patient to a regional trauma center.
The rescue was successful in Council District 11 by Fire Station 19.
The LAFD’s prompt and efficient response to emergencies underscores their commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community.