Blue Ridge Parkway Flyout

The Reeds Gap landing zone is one of four established landing zones utilized by Wintergreen Fire & Rescue.

August 29th, 2013 - Wintergreen Rescue was requested by the Park Service Police to respond to Milepost 20 on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a possible stroke victim. Upon arrival crews discovered a minor car accident which may have been caused by a stroke.

Crews quickly summoned the help of AirCare 5 who rendezvoused with Medic 178 at Reeds Gap Road (Milepost 13). Other units were Montebello Engine 70 and Ambulance 79 on scene as well as Wintergreen Engine 2 and Chief 1 at the landing zone. 

Apparatus, ReportsMike Riddle