Brewster Fire Department Responds to Route 6 Motor Vehicle Collision

On Wednesday August 11 at 1:20 p.m. Brewster Ambulance 244, Heavy Rescue 241, and Car 231 (Chief Moran) responded to a motor vehicle collision at mile marker 88 on Route 6 eastbound. The Orleans and Harwich Fire Departments were also dispatched on the automatic aid line box assignment. Upon arrival Orleans Deputy Chief Geoff Deering reported a three car accident with air bag deployment, 4 patients, and a minor fluid spill. After a rapid assessment of the patients three refused medical treatment and one was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by Brewster Ambulance 244. The Harwich and Orleans crews assisted with providing patient triage, securing the vehicles electrical systems, and applying speedy dry to contain the minor fluid spill. Route 6 was closed in both directions during the incident which caused major traffic delays throughout the entire region. The Massachusetts State are investigating the incident. All Brewster units returned to service at approximately 3:00 p.m.