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Crushed on I-64

November 2015, in Charlottesville, Virginia a Semi overturned on passenger car on I-64. Here’s one thing I like when a department puts together an after-action report and then makes it available to the public.

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November 2015, in Charlottesville, Virginia a Semi overturned on passenger car on I-64.  Here’s one thing I like when a department puts together an after-action report and then makes it available to the public.

Here’s the quick summary of the resources:

  • Extrication completed in just under 1 hour
  • 40 Personnel
  • 4 Engine Companies
  • 3 Heavy Rescue Squads
  • 4 Medic Units
  • 5 Command Vehicles
  • 2 Wreckers

Here’s the PowerPoint of the whole call from start to finish.  Download it, review it, talk about it, and most important…. learn from it.

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Mike Smith, Absolute Rescue's Editor in Chief, is a veteran of the fire/rescue service in Michigan, who also works in the automotive industry as a designer. Have an idea of suggestion for the site? Contact Mike here

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Mechanicstown Rescue 1 Walk-In Rescue

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Checkout the video of Mechanicstown’s new 26′ Stainless Steel Walk-In Tandem Walk-In Rescue 1.

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Vehicle School Bus Under-ride Training Scenario

The Brothers at Beaver Lane Res8cue training with their PARATECH HydraFusion Struts on a training scenario for a vehicle that crashed underneath and school. 

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School Bus Under-ride

The Brothers at Beaver Lane Res8cue training with their PARATECH HydraFusion Struts on a training scenario for a vehicle that crashed underneath and school.

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Cedar Park, TX Fire Department Heavy Rescue

The Cedar Park, TX Fire Department chose a 22′ aluminum SVI body mounted on a 20″ raised-roof Spartan Gladiator chassis.

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Cedar Park, TX Fire Department Heavy Rescue

The Cedar Park, TX Fire Department chose a 22′ aluminum SVI body mounted on a 20″ raised-roof Spartan Gladiator chassis. The chassis is powered by a 505 HP Cummins X15 engine. This apparatus is equipped with a 32,000-watt Onan Protec PTO generator to power the Bauer air compressor with Type 2 fill station. A Hannay high-pressure air hose reel, custom-mounted Paratech struts, Carefree Mirage lateral-arm patio awning and OnScene Solutions aluminum heavy-duty cargo slides.

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