New Jaws of Life

Highway Rescue shows new Jaws of Life during open house at Blackpool Fire Hall

Highway Rescue unit chief (and Blackpool fire chief) Garry Ruston shows the unit's new Jaws of Life to Jack Perry.

Clearwater and District Highway Rescue unit chief (and Blackpool fire chief) Garry Ruston shows the unit’s new Jaws of Life to Jack Perry during an open house at the Blackpool firehall on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

The device is one month old, cost $26,000, and is much lighter and faster than the old Jaws, Ruston said. In addition to cutting, it can spread up to 40” with extenders.

Clearwater Fire Department held an open house on Thursday as part of Fire Prevention Week as well.

 

 

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