Lifesaving Training in Ore City

Life saving techniques were being practiced by East Texas emergency crews today, to save those trapped in auto accidents.

Firefighters from numerous area fire departments were in ore city today in practice drills involving speed and accuracy.

The training was to get maximum efficiency in car crashes.

In a pin-in situation, they have just seconds to make the right decision in an emergency.  Using tools like the air powered jaws of life and cutting tools, the rescuers have to make good decisions for everyones safety.

A wrong cut, or an inefficient jaws application could mean lost time something the victim does not have.

Firefighters are regularly trained in extraction techniques.