service, it is imperative that aging and outdated extrication and heavy rescue equipment be replaced as required in order to
As existing, in-service extrication equipment ages, it becomes less reliable and more prone to ongoing repair costs and
Extrication equipment includes tools such as heavy hydraulic cutters, spreaders and rams along with hydraulic power systems, hand tools and lifting air bags.
Saturday at noon - Tesco, Batley, where Batley firefighters will carry out vehicle extrications.
Dewsbury firefighters will carry out vehicle extrications Next Monday at noon - Kirklees College, Huddersfield campus, 37 New North Road, Huddersfield.
The main aim of the National Extrication Challenge is not to find a winner and it is viewed by organisers, the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation, as a learning platform to match talents and skills of those competing through assessment.
The end goal for our team is to share and learn the best techniques in extrication from other rescue services across the country.
The goal of the 2012 Vehicle Machinery Operations Certification through the Office of Illinois State Fire Marshall was to provide fire service personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced vehicle extrication
and special rescue operations at emergency scenes.
Her letter emphasized the need for modern extrication tools.
The Upton department already has two sets of extrication tools, but they are at least 25 years old and can no longer easily cut through the stronger frames of modern vehicles, Mr.
Instead, the first set of extrication tools should be purchased soon, with a second to follow once the remaining cash is in hand.