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Welcome to your primary Web resource for all things extrication, covering everything from vehicle extrication tools and tactics to new vehicle technology, hybrids, and alternative fuel vehicles. Here you'll find news on vehicle incidents and rescues as well as extrication articles from Fire Engineering's extensive archives. There's also vehicle extrication photos, videos, and Webcasts, and a new monthly extrication column by Jason Emery that profiles new cars on the market, highlighting vehicle features and potential hazards for rescuers.

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Extrication Articles

Humpday Hangout: Extrication

Hosts Bobby Halton and Erich Roden talk to a panel of extrication experts--Aaron Heller, Isaac Frazier, and Dave Dalrymple--about the discipline.

Fire Truck Strikes Tree, Anderson County (KY) Firefighters Injured

A number of Anderson County (KY) firefighters were injured when the apparatus they were traveling in crashed into a tree last night.

One Killed in Columbus (OH) School Bus Accident

One pedestrian was killed and another injured following a crash involving a school bus and a truck in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

Firefighters Extricate Driver from Pennsylvania Car Carrier Accident

Firefighters Extricate Driver from Pennsylvania Car Carrier Accident

Chris Haldeman captured photos of firefighters working at the scene of a car carrier rollover accident in Pennsylvania.

Volunteer Firefighter Struck by Vehicle While Helping Motorist in Pennsylvania

A volunteer firefighter was struck early Sunday while trying to assist a motorist on an interstate in Pennsylvania.

Responders Contend with Knox County (TN) Multi-Vehicle Accident

First responders reported to crashes involving three commercial rigs and seven cars on an interstate today in West Knox County, Tennessee.

Three Dead in Tennessee School Bus Crash

Children were reported among the injured in a fatal school bus crash today in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Six Injured in Maryland Ambulance Crash

Six people were injured last evening in an ambulance accident that involved a tractor trailer in Elkridge, Maryland.

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Oregon Firefighters Save Driver Trapped by Power Lines

A total of 14 Salem firefighters helped rescue a driver after she hit a power pole Saturday morning.

1-800-BOARDUP Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

The American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri today recognized 1-800-BOARDUP for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Disaster Responder ...

Hejre Oil Field Protected by Sharpeye

SharpEye 40/40I IR3 Optical Flame Detectors have recently been selected to protect the Dong Energy Hejre Crude Stabilization Project, in Denmark.

Firefighters Use Jaws of Life in Fresno Crash

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to extract a man from an SUV following a crash Wednesday morning in southwest Fresno.

FDNY Rescue 3 Ops at Train Derailment

James P. Ellson-Fire Department of New York Rescue 3 was on the scene early and found the lead car upright, but derailed, a few feet from the water's edge; a...

Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

BEST PRACTICES OF VEHICLE RESCUE

Extrication Training: Jersey Rescue Days Returns This Fall

Roadway Rescue LLC is returning for a series on vehicle extrication training this fall in New Jersey.

ES Perspective of a Rally Car

Even though a rally car transits on “normal” roadways and is technically a registered street vehicle, it is a highly modified race vehicle with hazards all its own, writes David Dalrymple.

The Single Relief Cut: Saving Time with Dash Displacement

David Dalrymple explores a twist on dash displacement that helps at dash roll and dash lift evolutions.