Tuesday 19 November, 2019

VIDEO: Fire officers use Jaws of Life to free persons after smash-up

The Jaws of Life were used to cut through the vehicles and free persons.

The Jaws of Life were used to cut through the vehicles and free persons.

The Jaws of Life were used to free passengers after a two-vehicle smash up this morning.

A Suzuki van and a Toyota sedan were extensively damaged. The Jaws of Life apparatus was used on the van.

Responding to the scene after a call came into the Barbados Fire Service at 10.08 am today, Tuesday, October 15, 2019, were Station Officer Greene, Leading Fire Officer Chaplain and six fire officers from the Bridgetown Fire Station. On site were two appliances as well - one water tender and one rescue tender.

The fire officers were there for just over an hour to assist in the rescue.

 

Police officers were also at the scene and the inner lane by the roundabout outside of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute was impassable.

 

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