June 12, approximately 1030 hours, Rescue 61, as part of the York County ATR team, was dispatched to assist York City with a man stuck in a chimney. Rescue 61 arrived on scene to find units from York City FD attempting to locate where the man was stuck in the chimney. The Crews from Rescue 61, Rescue 9 (Dover) and 99 (York City) worked to figure out where the man was trapped in the chimney. It was determined the he was trapped approximately 20′ down from roof in-between the 1st and 2nd floors. Crews then came up with a plan to extricate the victim. Crews used air chisels and other numerous and tools to remove the brick, that made up the chimney, to remove the victim. Crews operated for a hour and a half before the victim was removed.
Thank you to Southern Pa Incident Facebook page for the pics