Tip the Balance

Kearney, James
August 2008
Fire Chief;Aug2008, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p106
Trade Publication
The article reports on what fire departments need to do in case of vehicle extrication in the U.S. It states that without cribbing, spreader tips have little area in contact with ground, which causes instability. It is important to plan before doing a rescue attempt. It adds that crews may need to use make-shift aids such as jack in the area or out of a trunk of another car.


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