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VMR TRAINING IN EAST MANATEE FIRE DISTRICT

By WILLIE CIRONE, Senior Correspondent | May 11, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 051121108

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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