BREAKING | Large Trees Falls on Party | Whittier CA

Updated 1845 PST 

Incident Summary

A little after 5:00 pm this evening, a large tree crashed over a group of people taking photographs of a wedding party.  The incident occurred at Penn State Park located at 13900 Penn Street in Whittier, California.

Casualties

A report of 20 people were said to be trapped.

Fire Officials provided an update of a total of six (6) patients:  1 red, 1 yellow, 3 green patients and 1 black. Additional ambulances were being requested. Patients were being transported to local nearby hospitals.

Mutual Aid Pouring In

LAFD was PennIC at the time of the incident, while LAFD was making notifications to their PIO, City of Whittier and Whittier PD.  It sounded like they were in Unified Command.

In the Eyes of Social Media

“Large tree fell on wedding party. Many patients injured. Fire dept on-scene assessing the situation and treating people.”- LAFD PIO

“Wedding turns deadly after tree collapses.” – Media

We are using the following hashtags:  #Penn #Whittier

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog

BREAKING | Large Trees Falls on Party | Los Angeles CA

Updated 1800 PST 

Incident Summary

A little after 5:00 pm this evening, a large tree crashed over a wedding party being held at Penn State Park located at 13900 Penn Street in Whittier, California.

Casualties

A report of 20 people were said to be trapped.

Fire Officials provided an update of a total of six (6) patients:  1 red, 1 yellow, 3 green patients and 1 black. Additional ambulances were being requested. Patients were being transported to local nearby hospitals.

Mutual Aid Pouring In

LAFD was IC at the time of the incident were making notifications to their PIO, City of Whittier and advised Whittier PD stated had a rep coming to the Incident Command Post (ICP).

In the Eyes of Social Media

“Large tree fell on wedding party. Many patients injured. Fire dept on-scene assessing the situation and treating people.”- LAFD PIO

“Wedding turns deadly after tree collapses.” – Media

We are using the following hashtags:  #Penn #Whittier

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog

FIVE-ALARM LOVE: Our 5 Most Favorite Best Firefighter Wedding Proposals on YouTube

Okay, we’re a little partial to these fun wedding proposals – Firefighter style.  Who knows?

This could inspire some more amazing wedding proposals by y’all….[Hint. Hint. Hint]

#1 – “Swedish Firefighter on Ground Proposes to Girlfriend Helicopter Pilot While She’s Airborne.”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqF0Q3-3YW8

#2 – “FD Uses Training as Cover for Wedding Proposal” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAqgvNA84YE

#3 – “Firefighter Proposals to Teacher During Fire Drill” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUXQIxlQVkI

#4 – “Firefighter Proposes to Girlfriend at Restaurant & the Crowd Roars”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjACeLh8G5w

#5 – “Houston Firefighter Proposes to Houston PD Officer.”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAQ1bI5Ys7g

We know some of you may not approve of using Department apparatus or equipment during these “proposals” so we ask that you just enjoy these awesome clips with the rest of us.  We love every single one of them.

Thanks to those who shared them on YouTube.com. We appreciate you opening up your special moments in your life with the rest of the world.  May you all have happy long lives together.

2015 The NW Fire Blog