County Fire Department Victim Extraction Class
February 2nd, 2008 - Laurens
Auto Salvage was proud to host this year's Laurens County Fire
Department victim extraction class. This weekend-long class helps
demonstrates to rescuers how to properly extract crash victims from
training included (among other things) how to support an unstable
vehicle, glass breaking techniques, cutting the doors & roofs of severely
damaged vehicles, and even how to spread apart the dash from the unibody
in the event the victim's legs were pinned in that area.
were divided into teams and practiced on multiple vehicles donated by LAS.
Please feel free to browse the pictures below and follow along with the
a rear door
the dash from the body
back a roof
beautiful engine standing by for duty!
LAS recognizes the courageous
efforts of our local fire department, and we were honored to host this
event for LCFD. We look forward to hosting more events in the future to
support our local community. Our hats are off to you!
is proud to offer it's facility and to donate vehicles to the Laurens
County Fire Department to train their personnel on extracting accident
victims from wrecked vehicles.