Tag Archives: Stabilization

So calls like this never happen?

So calls like this never happen? Take a look at the pictures and start playing it out in your mind. How many vehicles, how many occupants or pedestrians? Is anyone trapped under a vehicle? Any fluids/fuel leaking? Lastly, do you have enough struts and platform to work on?

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Unusual Extrications; Are You Prepared?

We train for motor vehicle accidents with entrapment but do you train for extrications that involve an object other than another car? A vehicle resting against a utility pole or wrapped around it is a common scenario that we could ran into on a MVA. However, a tree that fell onto a vehicle that was uprooted by the wind in uncommon for most of us.

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