The Buzz on Technical Rescue: Agricultural & Heavy Equipment Emergencies

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Host Bob Duemmel talks with John Hansen about responses to emergencies involving agricultural equipment.

Hansen, a firefighter/paramedic with the Granville, IA, Fire Department, is a full-time farmer. He has extensive experience in working with large equipment and has responded to a number of these types of incidents, which can challenge even the best equipped and train firefighters. 

Listen as Hansen talks about the various situations that can cause the incident. He'll share how responders can effect a safe and timely extrication, and what types of specialized equipment help with this process.