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Have you seen the new TESLA X? This vehicle poses some unique challenges for rescuers, and not just because it is an electric car!

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I got a chance to have a phone conversation with a fellow rescue instructor and he was telling me about a vehicle rescue class that he took as a student.  Getting the chance to do that every so often helps improve instructors by getting to see new and different approaches to extrication.  While not wishing to […]

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A reminder that this is a dangerous season for manure gas production and ask that everyone always work with care and awareness. Below is an article and information from Robb Meinen, Penn State Dept. of Animal Science (Contact at: rjm134@psu.edu): There have been 2 deaths this month near manure storages. Here are news article links: Michigan http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2016/08/13/man-killed-on-michigan-dairy-farm-was-found-in-manure-pit/ Wisconsin http://www.inquisitr.com/3431686/deadly-manure-fumes-from-football-sized-tank-kills-farmer-16-cows-in-wisconsin/   Attached […]

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On Monday, July 18, 2016, there was a successful rescue from an oxygen limiting silo (Harvestore) in Lancaster County PA . While the information on that specific incident is still being put together into a usable format, it is a good reminder to review emergency response procedures for these structures.  It’s the time of the year when […]

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