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Life Expectency of High Pressure Lifting Airbags

  Does anyone have some documented recommendations on the life expectency of high pressure lifting airbags?   I'm looking for manufacturer…

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Winching Cars with Live Patients Inside- A CASE STUDY

  I didn't go to irescue 2010 this year with too many work commitments, but I was looking on the ARRO (

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883 Members and Still Growing!

Found the image above at, thought it was an unusual extricaiton to say the least!!!!    …

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Cribbing: What type and how much

How much cribbing does everyone get on your MVA's. What type do you use, ie; hard wood of commercially manufactured? We carry 40 pieces of…

Started by paul michael komandt

13 Feb 18, 2016
Reply by Frank Mantegari

How You Stabilising This?

  I found this pic on someones profile here on FFN- if confronted with this, how you gonna stabilise it to extricate?

Started by lutan1

11 Feb 10, 2015
Reply by William Revis

Hybrid cars and trucks

Hi im new here. Im on two fire depts We are small country towns. We are starting to see a lot more of these hybrids in our towns. Does any…

Started by Eric Hamlett

28 Sep 3, 2014
Reply by John K. Johnson

Combination generator & rescue pump system

For those of you who haven't already seen it, this month's Fire Rescue magazine Gear Test review is on the Smart Power Liberator, which com…

Started by Jordan R

0 Jan 31, 2012

recommendations on extrication tools

Our mutual aid group has started an extrication/rescue unit. We currently have 2 sets of extrication tools that were purchased used a few y…

Started by Tandy Young

45 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by Ben Waller

PowerPoint - Vehicle Extrication & Rescue

Does anyone know where to find free PowerPoint Vehicle Extrication & Rescue Training. Please let me know where I could find some. Tha…

Started by Art Sutherland

14 Nov 30, 2011
Reply by John K. Johnson

Ability of current Rescue Tools to Cut, Shear and Bend High Strength Metal Alloys and Composite Materials

With the introduction of high strength metal alloys and composite materials into vehicles, we have found that current rescue tools do not h…

Started by Lewis R. Austin

19 Sep 29, 2011
Reply by Donna Stewart

Car Under Truck- What Would You Do?

Here's a variation of the car under truck- what would you do, how would you extricate?

Started by lutan1

42 Sep 10, 2011
Reply by Marty D. Ross

Extrication toolbag?

How do you carry the small tools that may be needed sometimes at extrications?Like the glass breaker, belt cutter, wrench, screwdriver, sma…

Started by Lars Ågerstrand

10 May 9, 2011
Reply by Daniel J. Graham

Do you use filter masks when cutting glass?

Hi,Do you use some kind of breathing protection when cutting glass at traffic incidents?Cutting glass with reciprocating saws or glass saws…

Started by Lars Ågerstrand

13 May 5, 2011
Reply by lutan1


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