Lake Shore Box 20-15 Rollover w/Heavy Entrapment
Mike Hugg Media posted the pictures below from the rollover of a cement truck with the driver heavy trapped. The cement truck hit a utility pole and rolled over. Lake Shore Box 20-15 had units from Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Maryland State Police – Aviation Command, and Morton’s Towing & Recovery Inc responded to the area of Forest Glen Drive/West Drive where the accident took place. Due to the extended extrication time, members of the Shock Trauma GO-TEAM were requested to the scene. The driver was taken to Shock Trauma in Maryland with non-life threatening injuries. A friend of the driver posted on social media that he is alert at the hospital.
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Update: Anne Arundel County Fire Department
The Anne Arundel County Fire Department posted a bunch of pictures from the overturned cement truck extrication from the 16th.
Here is a link to CBS Baltimore for an article they posted that also has video. Person Trapped After Cement Truck Overturns In Anne Arundel Co.
Fort Worth, TX Fire Department Heavy Rescue 38
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Steel Coil Awareness
Steel Coil are transported part all over the world. However, we typically deal with coils when the truck hauling one has an accident or loses its’ load.
Steel Coil Awareness
Steel Coil are transported part all over the world. However, we typically deal with coils when the truck hauling one has an accident or loses its’ load. Steel coils are loaded onto trailer is three common configurations. Those are, Eye in the sky, Shot gun style, and Eye to the Side (Suicide).
Eye in the sky
Shot gun style
Eye to the Side (Suicide)
Steel coil weights vary vastly. However, Coils can weigh in excess of 45k pounds.
Safety Stand Down
The video below is demonstrates how a 45000 lb steel coil can easily crush a mid sized vehicle. The video is from Worthington Industries in Monroe Ohio and part of their safety stand down.