Firefighter who lost arm in crash comes home
The department has set up a contribution account for the lieutenant
LANHAM, Md. — The firefighter whose arm was severed when a tractor-trailer collided with his fire engine on the Capital Beltway in late January is at home recovering after an extended medical stay that included a surgery to reattach his arm.
Lt. Ryan Emmons of the West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department was in critical condition in a Baltimore hospital immediately following the accident but was able to return home Monday, according to the department’s Facebook page.
The department has set up a contribution account for the lieutenant. Anyone interested in donating should make checks payable to WLHVFD c/o Ryan Emmons. Contributions should be mailed to WLHVFD, PO Box 1348, Lanham, Md. 20703 or made via Paypal.