Union and East Elm, Special Assignment

0015: AHCO dispatched for an engine and ladder for special assignment, request from C772, area of Union and East Elm.

AHCO with crew on E776 and L770 responding, update from county ladder needed to the roof, C772 on scene.

And as we arrived on scene and ascended the ladder, we heard on the roof. The prancing and pawing of each little hoof. As I drew in my head, and was turning around, stuck in the chimney St Nicholas was wedged.

santa stuck

With a twist of a bar and a yank and a pull, that jolly old elf came out with a sack that was full. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, and showed us new air packs and red helmets with eye shields of Bourke. New York hooks and Halogen bars, flashlights and CO monitors. Nozzles and hose and a new smoke ejector that really does blow.

He sprang to his sleigh, to his team he pressed the floor peddle. Sounding the Federal Q2B. And away they all flew like the down of a thistle. But I heard him exclaim, ‘ere he drove out of sight,”Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!”

Units cleared shortly after.


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