On December 8, 2017, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company along with Staunton City Engine 2 and Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad (SARS) were dispatched for a "Motor vehicle accident with partial ejection, subject trapped."
Swoope Engine 14-5, Utility 14 (Chief Kevin Wilkes), Staunton Engine 2 and Rescue 5 (Medic 5-1) responded to incident. While enroute, Augusta County Emergency Communications Center (AECC) added Augusta County Fire & Rescue Squad 10 and Aircare 5 to incident.
Utility 14 and Engine 14-5 were first to arrive, found a male partially ejected from a single vehicle accident. Fire Chief Kevin Wilkes initiated Rt 262 Command. Swoope crews provided immediate medical care for victim, provided lights on the scene and set up a traffic control zone. Engine 2, Medic 5-1, and Squad 10 all arrived on scene a short time later. Crews worked together to package patient and to transfer to awaiting SARS Medic 5-1.
Other units on scene; Virginia State Police.