All Discussions Tagged 'extrication' (18)

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Air bag location.

Hello fellow firefighters, I am training officer at norton fire. We preparing a pre-incident extrication on the vehicles listed below, I wa…

Started by Kent Calhoun

1 Jan 23, 2015
Reply by John Crabbe

Auto Extrications Involving the Police

One of our October magazine themes is extrication. What do you find complex, or difficult, when dealing with extrications involving police…

Started by FFN WebTeam

13 Sep 26, 2014
Reply by Zachary Wolf

Accidents and Heavy Wreckers

Emergency personnel work the scene where a FedEx truck crashed on I-5 near downtown Seattle, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. The Washington State…

Started by FFN WebTeam

7 Jun 4, 2013
Reply by Jim Conrad

Electric Rescue Tools

I saw a video on YouTube of Chicago Fire cutting 2 people out of an overturned car.  I noticed they had some really neat electric rescue to…

Started by Brian Veach

20 Jun 29, 2012
Reply by larry jenkins

Foam Pit Rescue/ Extrication

My Battalion Chief brought up an interesting question:    How do we respond if a person is injured in a large foam pit.    I don't know if…

Started by Ryan James Johnsrud

3 Jul 17, 2011
Reply by Ryan James Johnsrud

Tour bus crash on I 75. How would you stabilize it?

Started by John Sherrer

18 May 26, 2011
Reply by lutan1

Car Plunges Down Seattle Garage Elevator Shaft

SEATTLE — The Seattle Fire Department says one person is trapped after a car crashed through sheetrock in a hospital parking garage and plu…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 May 9, 2011

Boston Firefighters Rescue Man Pinned Between Bus and Building

BOSTON — Authorities say an MBTA bus has struck a building in the city's Roxbury neighborhood, and one person was trapped for a time under…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 Apr 12, 2011

What is your best and worst tools for removing a windshield during extrication?

What Tools have you and your Dept. used for removing a windshield from a vehicle during extrications? Which tools work the best?  - Why? W…

Started by Bryon Stoll

57 Dec 30, 2010
Reply by Brian Dumser

What would you do? Unique situation

We have all been to numerous car accidents and most of them while unique in their own rights are still pretty standard as far as tactics go…

Started by Station10Capt106

47 Oct 23, 2010
Reply by Chris Watson


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