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Large Truck Extrication

Wednesday, April 17
Classroom Session

Rescuers should not take a passenger vehicle approach to a large truck extrication. Students will gain working knowledge of large truck and trailer construction including air, electrical, and suspension systems. Learn options for use of electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools to stabilize, gain access, and perform disentanglement from semi tractors, large straight trucks, and cars trapped under trailers. Working with heavy wreckers will be covered and case studies will be reviewed.

Steve White, Battalion Chief - City of Fishers Fire Department