Detroit Fire’s Engine 34 & DEMS Medic 1 Attacked
Detroit’s West Side 4:06PM July 18 2021: Detroit Fire’s Engine 34 and DEMS Medic 1 were attacked while on a medical aid run in the 8100 block of American Sunday afternoon.
4:06 PM – Detroit Fire’s Engine 34 was dispatched to the 8100 block of American as MFR (Medical First Response) for a 53/54 year old female with trouble breathing. DEMS Medic 1 was also dispatched to the scene at the same time.
4:09 PM – Detroit Fire’s Engine 34 arrives on scene, asking for DEMS Medic ETA on scene shortly afterward.
4:12 PM – DEMS Medic 1 arrives on scene.
4:14 PM – Detroit Fire’s Engine 34 and DEMS Medic 1 called out a Code 1000 (Emergency) at 4:14PM, calling for Detroit Police to the scene due to an attack by citizens on first responders. DFD’s Senior Chief 203 was notified and called for a Box Alarm to the scene at 4:15PM. Detroit Fire’s Engine 42, Squad 4, Ladder Truck 22 and Battalion Chief 2 were dispatched to the box.
4:17 PM – Scouts from DPD’s 2nd Precinct arrive on scene, according to Detroit Fire dispatch.
DEMS Medic 9 and DEMS Medic 19 were also dispatched to the scene.
5:15 PM – DEMS Medic 9 conveyed 2 citizens to Henry Ford Hospital Code 2 with Detroit Police on board.
5:16 PM – DEMS Medic 9 conveyed 1 injured EMT to Henry Ford, Code 3. It appears as if the injuries to first responders are non life threatening.