Emergency teams get to victim
February 27, 2019
Last Friday Klickitat County Emergency Management (KCDEM) 9-1-1/Dispatch effected a perilous rescue under extreme weather conditions.
At about 9 a.m. that day, KCDEM received a 9-1-1 call from a High Prairie resident reporting that her husband was having a medical emergency. KCDEM Communications Officers dispatched a Klickitat County Emergency Medical Services (KCEMS) District ambulance and Klickitat County Fire District (KCFD) 14 EMS and firefighter volunteers to the address on a private road off of Schilling Road in the High Prairie area. Upon arrival at the private gravel road, KCFD 14 responders found it unplowed and were unable to proceed due to deep snow conditions. A Klickitat Coun...