Scanner traffic around 9:20 p.m. indicated medical personnel have been dispatched to Van Damme State Park on the Mendocino Coast regarding a woman who has suffered a “partial finger amputation.”
The patient is 53-years-old and currently first responders are debating whether an air ambulance should be requested to respond to the incident.
UPDATE 9:59 p.m.: An air ambulance was making its way to the incident when they had to abort due to visibility issues associated with wildfire smoke. A ground ambulance is making it way to the area.
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