Car Extraction Demo

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by gryphon1911, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 SC Top Veteran

    540
    Feb 6, 2015
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    Local firefighters show us what it takes to extract people from cars involved in a serious crash. Demo complete with "jaws of life" and medical helicopter extraction.

    1. We set the overall scene:
    08-20-2016_D700_reyn_tomfest_DSC_9218.

    Driver/passenger extraction

    2. Breaking the glass
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0943.

    3.
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0955.
    4. Cutting the roof off
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0962.

    5.
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0970.

    6.
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0983.

    7. pulling the driver out on the board
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0984.

    8. Strapped in and ready for ambulance trip
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0995.

    9. LifeFlight lands
    08-20-2016_D300_reyn_tomfest_DSC_0976.

    Lifeflight departs
    08-20-2016_D700_reyn_tomfest_DSC_9231.

    It was very hot that day, mid 90F. I really felt for those fire fighters because they get overheated in those protective suits. They did a great job of showing what all goes into extracting people from a vehicle in a severe crash. They made a very complex procedure seem routine.
     
    • Appreciate Appreciate x 2
    • Like Like x 1