Vehicle vs Bear
On May 27th, 2017 Company 5 was alerted for a vehicle accident at the 115 Interstate 80 Eastbound. Upon arrival crews found one vehicle partially on the roadway with EMS treating the patient for injuries. The vehicle had struck a bear, which was still alive on scene. Crews set up traffic control, diverting traffic away from the animal until police arrived on scene. Crews operated in scene for approximately 45 minutes.