15 Year Old Electrocuted
Detroit’s West Side: Detroit Police, Detroit Fire and Detroit EMS were dispatched to 14333 Woodrow Wilson this afternoon at 6:12PM on reports of an electrocution.
Detroit Fire’s Engine 40 discovered the 15 year old, identified as Manuel Pelayo Jr, had come in contact with a live power line while on the roof of the building. Family members stated that he had been at the building helping a family friend secure the building against break-ins.
Detroit Fire’s Engine 40 notified Central Dispatch that DTE was needed on the scene ASAP to deal with the live wire. Detroit Fire’s Ladder Truck 17 was also dispatched to gain access to the roof.
DEMS Medic 1 had the run with DEMS Supervisor 1105. Detroit Fire’s Senior Chief 203, Deputy Chief 201 and Arson Car 811 also responded.
DEMS Medic 1 pronounced the young man deceased on the scene.
DEMS Supervisor 1105 terminated incident command @ 9:35PM.