Vehicle Extrication & Rescue Discussions (75)

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Rescue Jacks

How many Departments out there use the rescue stabilizing jacks for mva's?  

Started by Tom Wallace

5 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by Ben Waller

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…

Started by lutan1

31 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Mike "Lapo" Lapotasky

here is another --what would you do

2 door BMW 5 feet off the pavement on it's side hung up in a tree. The car is on a 60 deg slope and it's very slippery from loose soil, pin…

Started by Mark Klaene

33 Apr 3, 2011
Reply by Ben Waller

Have you ever had extrications where your thinking "OH S%#T"?

A few years ago we were paged to a semi rollover, however dispatch failed to inform us that it was a gas tanker. Dispatch not giving us the…

Started by M.J. 6821

6 Mar 30, 2011
Reply by joseph verneer

Use the right RescueProtectionset to cover sharp edges

The most forgotten issue is to cover all the sharp edges after cutting. Use the right designed material and will not injure the personel an…

Started by William Bettonviel

5 Mar 30, 2011
Reply by Mike "Lapo" Lapotasky

Leave the "jaws" right where they are in that truck give me hand tools

So I just got done taking medium level extrication and I have to say after using an air chisel , sawzall, and other non powered hand tools…

Started by John

20 Mar 13, 2011
Reply by Marty D. Ross

Who will create this dream machine of free magnetic energy and make America proud?

Practical green energy solution for your living Magnetic Power Generator which creates absolutely free energy, and does…

Started by Paresh Trivedi

1 Mar 9, 2011
Reply by Arthur S Collatz

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 (

Started by lutan1

28 Feb 9, 2011
Reply by William Bettonviel

Start of my Sunday shift

Started by Asst Chief Tim Cook

4 Dec 23, 2010
Reply by Asst Chief Tim Cook

Truck Vs. Car- What Would You Do?

I put this one up on FireHouse a number of years ago and there was some absolutely fantastic discussions about how to handle it. Unfortunat…

Started by lutan1

32 Sep 30, 2010
Reply by Michael E. Quaintance


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