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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Firefighters Respond to Riga (NY) Vehicle Crash

The Churchville (NY) Fire and Ambulance Services were dispatched for a single-car accident that took place after midnight in Riga, New York.

Training Minutes: Stabilization for Vehicle Extrication and Rescue

Check out some Training Minutes videos on vehicle extrication and rescue fundamentals. The videos in this series deal primarily with vehicle stabilization an...

Tennessee Firefighter Dies After Being Struck by Tree

A 41-year-old Tennessee firefighter died from injuries he sustained after being struck by a tree at an emergency scene.

School Bus, Car Collide in Knox County, Tennessee

A school bus was involved in a crash today in Knox County, Tennessee.

Teams Will Show Skills at The 35,000 Euro Extrication Challenge During Interschutz

During this years' INTERSCHUTZ exhibition from 8-13 June 2015 in Hannover, Germany, Holmatro organizes a special edition of the Holmatro Rescue Exp...

Patient Extrication: the "Linear" Approach

Patient extrication should be a fluid process that efficiently and effectively removes an injured patient without causing further injury or harm to him or us...

New Tool Makes Cutting Glass Easier and Safer

A line of new glass knife kits introduced by Junkyard Dog Industries makes it easier for first responders to remove glass in extrications.

Vehicle Extrication: Damage Control Extrication: An Approach to Critical Trauma Patients

The fire service is rapidly innovating and adjusting its fire attack methods to respond to 21st-century fires.

Hurst Jaws of Life Announces End-User Preventative Maintenance Course Dates

Hurst Jaws of Life®, in the global manufacturer of rescue tools industry, will hold two End-User Preventative Maintenance courses this year. These classes in...

Holmatro Rescue Experience: The 35,000 Euro Extrication Challenge

During this years' INTERSCHUTZ exhibition - from 8-13 June 2015 in Hannover, Germany - we will organize a special edition of our Holmatro Rescue Experience: ...

A Walking Miracle: Women Saved from Car Wreck Reunite with New Jersey Firefighters

Exactly one month to the day that Hackensack (NJ) firefighters rescued two young woman from their mangled SUV, they paid an emotional visit on March 13 to fi...

Hurst Jaws of Life Announces End-User Preventative Maintenance Course Dates

Hurst Jaws of Life®, an industry leading global manufacturer of rescue tools, will hold two End-User Preventative Maintenance courses this year. These classe...

Auto Extrication Video: The Air Chair

In this video, Denver (CO) Captain Randall Wells demonstrates the "Air Chair" evolution for vehicle extrication.

Hurst Jaws of Life Names Patti Plemmons as Customer Service Manager

Hurst Jaws of Life, an industry leading global manufacturer of rescue tools, has named Patti Plemmons as Customer Service Manager.

Report Released on Death of Dallas Firefighter in Fall from Overpass

The Texas State Fire Marshal's office recently released a report on the death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter William Scott Tanksley, who died last year after fal...

VEHICLE RESCUE NEWS

Dr. Oz aids 2 people injured in New Jersey highway crash

WESTAMPTON, N.J. (AP) — Emergency responders say Dr. Mehmet Oz helped them out by treating two people injured in a weekend car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Baseball Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper did it again, extending his remarkable homer streak with a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves 8-6 on Saturday.

Rangers give up 3 home runs, beaten by Rays 7-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ross Detwiler and the Texas Rangers had a lot of trouble keeping the ball in play at Tropicana Field.

Baseball Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper did it again, extending his remarkable homer streak with a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves 8-6 on Saturday.

Rays' Bellatti wins in MLB debut; served jail time as teen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Bellatti is making the most of a second chance.