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Tesla Model X Mountain View, California Crash

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Telsa Model X Crash

Take a look at the pictures and video below from a crash on the highway involving a Telsa Model X.

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Potomac Heights Seagrave Attacker Heavy Rescue Squad

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The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce the delivery of our brand new Seagrave Attacker HD Heavy Rescue Squad.  The construction of this unit has been a project that our department has been working on for over two years now. Take a look at Squad 7, a 2019 Seagrave Heavy Rescue below.

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VA Spring Rescue Week

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I ran across some great pictures on the Big Vehicle Rescue Facebook Page from a training course. The 2019 Virginia Department of Fire Programs Spring Rescue Week was held at the VA Public Safety Training Center. Below are pictures from the vehicle rescue technician class. Thanks again to
John Burruss for allowing us to use his pictures. Make sure you follow his page!

Stabilization, Lifting, and Vehicle Relocation

The bus was captured with struts for stabilization. The black guard rails on school buses are strong points for struts tips for stabilization and lifting.

The bus was rolled off the car with two griphoists anchored to the duals on a semi-tractor while the Paratech gold struts chased the movement automatically with air extended the struts.

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Fire Service Collaboration with Towing & Recovery Operations

The Responder Safety Learning Network has developed free online courses to help rescuers stay safe on the roadway while operating at incidents and vehicle crashes.

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The Responder Safety Learning Network has developed free online courses to help rescuers stay safe on the roadway while operating at incidents and vehicle crashes. The courses are developed in cooperation with and vetted by recognized consulting experts in the many aspects of traffic incident management. The consultants for each training module are listed under the “Consultants” tab of the module’s navigation bar for rescuers to contact if needed.

The Fire Service Collaboration with Towing & Recovery Operations course provides leading edge content and resources. Best of all, it is free!

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This self-paced program discusses how the fire service and towing personnel can communicate and collaborate effectively to safely and efficiently handle roadway incidents.

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