Vehicle Extrication

The Vehicle Extrication product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching vehicle extrication and rescue tool opions, including hydraulic and electric cutters, spreaders, combination tools, struts, airbags and lifting tools, extrication blankets and gloves and vehicle extraction options.
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EMS: How New Automobile Technology Affects Assessment and Treatment

July 12, 2024
Richard Bossert applies his experience as a board-certified vehicle rescue instructor to inform EMS providers and rescue technicians that MVA patient treatment and removal must...
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Rescuers Free Driver Trapped by Beam in Birmingham, AL

March 9, 2024
The U-Haul struck a 60,000-pound beam which fell and crushed the cab with Birmingham firefighters rescuing the driver.
Dinges Fire Company

Dinges Fire Company Appointed “Authorized Dealer” of Amkus Rescue Tools

March 1, 2024
The deal makes Dinges Fire the official authorized Amkus dealer in seven midwestern states.
Seminole County Fire Department
Training Drills

Seminole County, FL, First Responders Hold Joint Training with U.S. Navy

Feb. 19, 2024
Emergency response training stations included extrication, high-angle rescue and bomb squad/drones.
Surveillance video shows plane crash in Londonderry, NH
Operations & Training

Video Captures Plane Crash in NH Community

Jan. 27, 2024
Londonderry firefighters had to extricate the pilot after he called 9-1-1 to say his plane crashed in a community.
Firefighter recounts dramatic rescue of man stranded in vehicle for nearly a week
Vehicle Extrication

Firefighter Recounts MI Crash that Trapped Driver for Days

Jan. 15, 2024
Firefighter Jordan Bucy was one of the first Portage rescuers to arrive and help free a man trapped for six days in his vehicle.