VMR TRAINING IN EAST MANATEE FIRE DISTRICT
By WILLIE CIRONE, Senior Correspondent | May 11, 2021 | FLORIDA
Story No. 051121108
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSFinal scenario over view.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSStabilizing the bus.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSAll hands on deck.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSTedious rescue car under Tractor Trailer
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSWorking the impalement inside the bus on its side.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSTools at work.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSSizing up the rescue
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSBroward County Fire Academy Rescue trailer
East Manatee Fire & Rescue recently completed a vehicle & machinery rescue technician level training, presented by the Broward County Fire Academy. Sixteen members of the Technical Rescue Team attended this week-long training. The training included stabilization of large commercial and multi-passenger vehicles, and mitigation and management of hazards during extrication. The final scenario was a tractor-trailer vs. car, school bus vs. car with multiple entrapments and impalements. The East Manatee Fire & Rescue District is working toward USAR Type I Team.
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