The Arcadia Fire Department responded to a variety of emergency calls during the week of Nov. 11-17. The following is a breakdown of incident types recorded for this time period:
Hazardous Materials: 2
Public Service Assistance: 2
Good Intent Calls: 12
False Alarms: 3
Total Incident Count: 84
Traffic Collision With Injuries
At 4:06 p.m. on Nov. 11, Engine 105, Truck, Rescue Ambulance 105, Battalion 105, and a unit from Monrovia Fire Department, responded to a traffic collision at the intersection of East Longden Avenue and South Santa Anita Avenue. Four people had minor injuries and were transported to Arcadia Methodist and Huntington Memorial hospitals for further evaluation and treatment.
Teen Cyclist Struck by Car
At 12:42 p.m. on Nov. 12, Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a bicyclist down at Tenth Avenue and El Sur Avenue. A car struck a 15-year-old bicyclist. Although he did not have a helmet, as required by law for minors, he did not lose consciousness. He did have multiple abrasions and lacerations. He was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.
Fiery 3-Car Collision
At 7:30 am Engine 107 on Nov. 13, Pasadena Engine 37, Truck 105, Rescue Ambulance 105, and Battalion 105 responded to a traffic collision on the eastbound 210 Freeway east of Michillinda. A man injured in the collision lost consciousness and paramedics transported him to a local hospital. Meanwhile, one vehicle caught fire, while the two other vehicles involved in the same accident came to rest about 100 yards east of that vehicle.
Elderly Pair Injured in Collision
At 11:04 a.m. on Nov. 16, Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 105 responded to a traffic collision at Huntington Drive and Santa Clara Street. Fire crews arrived to find Los Angeles County Fire Squad 32 already on scene, providing care to a 61-year-old woman with a fractured right foot and a 66-year-old man swith right shin pain. Paramedics transported the woman to a hospital, but the man refused all treatment.