Fort Worth Firefighters Quickly Switch Gears to Perform Trench Rescue
Tom Vines, rescue author, shares this incredible report posted on FireFighter Nation.
This was the case on June 2, when the Fort Worth (Texas) Fire Department responded to a 911 call that reported a fallen construction crane with persons trapped. Although this wasn’t exactly what responders found when they arrived on scene, the incident shows how with the right training and preparation, it’s easy to switch gears and successfully handle any situation.
Firefighters often arrive at the scene of a rescue only to find that the situation is completely different from what the 911 call reported.
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