Archive for Thursday, July 17, 2003

Crunch time

July 17, 2003

During recruit training Saturday afternoon Tim Reazon helps train firefighter recruit Ryan Fulks on a spreader tool that helps first responders gain access to a car. Vehicles staged to look like they were in an accident were provided by fellow firefighter Grady Walker, who owns a towing service. The recruits stablilized the vehicles, removed the doors and windows, and then worked on the roof. In the scenario with the two automobiles shown above, the recruits had imaginary patients, but in another scenario the vehicle had a practice dummy serving as the patient.

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