Posted July 25, 2004     Photos by Fritz Rethage
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HHFD Heavy Rescue
"Jaws of Life"

"Jaws of Life" training held on July 11, 2004
1. Story and equipment
2. Blue car: Removing front doors
3. Blue car: Removing rear doors
4. Blue car: Removing glass, roof, breaking frame & opening hood
5. Yellow truck: Removing doors
6. Yellow truck: Removing glass and roof
7. Yellow truck: Extracting victim

Mpeg movies included:  Blue car [Rear door]   [Cutting hood open]
Yellow truck [Door] [Cutting windshield #1]  [Cutting windshield #2]


Removing the windshield and door glass

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  A department member stays with the victim and explains what is going on.
Once the glass is removed, the victim receives additional care.
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Removing the roof

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