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Amkus Announces Participation At The 2020 Fire Expo With ION Tools On Display

Behind every great firefighter is a department and behind every great department is Firehouse Expo, the trade show and expo for the fire industry, offering all the behind-the-scenes tools, training, equipment and exposure to the ideas and inspiration firefighters need to be bright and brave in the business. Amkus recommends not to miss the event that everyone is talking about. Firehouse Expo, the fire-service event in North America, is bigger than ever. 2020’s event includes 32 hands-on t...

Lebanon Fire Department Attends To An Accident Using Spreader And Cutters From Amkus

Lebanon Fire Department responded to a two vehicle accident (4 patients in one vehicle and one patient in the other vehicle) on Route 19 at Washington / Russell County Line with entrapment. One patient died at the scene, one patient died at hospital, and one patient was transported to Wake Forest with life threating injuries (not sure on status). The rescue team sent by Lebanon Fire Department used the Amkus spreader and cutters to gain access to the patient and then had to use the extended tips...

Kaleb Tyree And Jacob Morris Perform Rescue Operations Using Amkus E- Hydraulic Tool

Firefighter Kaleb Tyree got to save a female life with the new Amkus E- Hydraulic tool. The quick use of the tool helped him and Firefighter Jacob Morris extricate the female from the car. Firefighter Morris used Amkus spreader to gain access to the proper cutting points they needed. The new E- Hydraulic Tools at the department helped them get the patient out faster and safer. Names and titles of individuals that directly supervised, actually operated, or provided direct assistance to the opera...

Firefighters From Dunklin Fire Protection District Use Amkus Products For Rescue Operation

DFRD responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. DFRD arrived to find a heavily entrapped driver of a sedan which had been struck head on at high speed. The entrapped patient was a critical patient who was unconscious and had experience multi-system trauma. Personnel used the Amkus spreader, cutter, and ram to remove drivers side doors, remove the B post, and perform a dash roll. The patient was quickly extricated by FD personnel. This was the first use of the company’s new Amk...

Firefighters From Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad Use Amkus Tools For Fire Rescue

Rescue Squad 741 was dispatched to the outer-loop of interstate 495 between Old Georgetown & Bradley Boulevard for the collision with one overturned. On arrival, it was determined that the vehicle was upright but had come to rest this way after flipping 3 times, with two occupants in the front driver and passenger seats. RS741 positioned to use the Amkus tools on both sides of the rig, allowing both firefighters to have a spreader and cutter each on their side. Simultaneously, the rear door...

Firefighters Of Centreville Volunteer Fire Department Use Amkus Tools For Latest Rescue Operation

CFD units responded to MVA with entrapment. R1 and E2 arrived on scene to find a single vehicle resting on its passenger side. EMS and CPD is on scene PTA. Pt is heavily entrapped. Due to being short staffed on initial response, mutual aid is requested. Pt’s head is partially ejected out of the A side/roof of the vehicle with c-spine being maintained by EMS and lower extremities appear to be pinned by dashboard. Res-Q-Jacks and cribbing placed to stabilize the car. Firefighter was sent in...

Amkus Tools Help In Extrication Efforts With Cutters In An Accident With Entrapment

Barlow Fire Department was dispatched mutual aid to assist with an accident with entrapment. The crew was given the first assignment to stabilize the passenger vehicle and trailer of truck. The company requested the Amkus O cutter and speedway cutter. The crew assisted in deploying these tools to assist in extrication efforts. After a 15-20 minute extrication time, the patient was free from the vehicle.

Amkus Tools Help In Extrication Efforts With GH2S2-XL Pump, Cutter In An Accident With Entrapment

The Oxford Fire Department Engine 3, Command A responded to a 3-car MVA with possible entrapment. Upon arrival Engine 3’s crew extricated a severe female patient from the SUV using Amkus GH2S2-XL pump with AMK-24 spreader and AMK-25E cutter. On scene, the patient was considered to have severe injuries including possible fractured right foot with diminished breath sounds on the right side. The patient was extricated successfully and transported to the local hospital via EMS.

Elkhart Brass Announces Acquiring Ontario And Manitoba Dealer, M&L Supply, Fire & Safety

Elkhart Brass is proud to welcome and announce the addition of their newest partner and dealer; M&L Supply, Fire & Safety! Effective immediately, M&L Supply, Fire & Safety will be providing sales and service of the full line of Elkhart Brass products in Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. Fire & Safety specialist firm M&L Supply, Fire & Safety has established a reputation of outstanding sales & service through 25+ years of dedicated fire industry support. Their team o...

Checkmate Fire Lays Emphasis On The Importance Of A Passive Fire Protection Strategy In Buildings

It is hard to over-emphasize the importance of a passive fire protection (PFP) strategy and its subsequent governance in buildings. Comprising some kind of an assessment of the likely fire risks, an evacuation plan, and the means to deal with both, the absence of a robust strategy has long been a problem, only now properly appreciated. Regular inspections, maintenance by third party accredited PFP firms, along with adequate information logging that audits any changes to the integrity of buildin...

Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit To Attract Ministries Of Somalia, Jordan, And Eritrea

The event to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries The Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit, organised by IRN on 23rd-24th February in Dubai will gather Government Officials and senior executives from international and national oil companies to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries. Government officials from the Ministry of Petroleum of Somalia, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan, the Ministry of Min...

Albania Oil, Gas And Energy 2015 Summit To Assess Developments Of Its Energy Sector

The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards Over the past year, Albania has made significant progress in establishing itself as a credible, multi-party democracy and investment-friendly economy. The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards. In fact, in the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business Report launched last week, and Albania rose for the first time i...

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