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Tag Archive | "extrication"

This Just In (and Out) from Worms, Germany — The Report of a Dumbbell Plate and a Penis

Firefighters in Worms, Germany responded Friday morning September 15, 2017 to a report of a man who arrived at a hospital and needed rescue because his penis was stuck in a 2.5 kg dumbbell disc. Using a grinder and a hydraulic saw (Jaws of Life?), firefighters were able to break the weight into 5 parts, […]

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Semi-Trailer Truck and Minivan Both Rollover in Crash at Route 14 and Hartland Rd Woodstock

TWO DRIVERS CRITICALLY INJURED Woodstock police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:28 AM Tuesday to a report of crash with injuries at Route 14 and Hartland Road/Hughes Road Woodstock, Il. McHenry County Sheriff deputies on arrival reported two people trapped in a crash involving a rolled over semi-trailer truck and a rolled over minivan. A woman […]

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RESCUE: Female Driver Trapped in Honda Sedan After Crash at Arlington Heights Rd and Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights

Extrication crash minor or no injuries at Arlington Heights Rd and Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:40 PM Sunday to a report of crash with injuries at Arlington Heights Road and Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a crash with a person trapped […]

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Man Trapped in Manufacturing Machine Dies After Serious Injuries at Acme Industries on Chase Ave, Elk Grove Village

UPDATE: A 50-year-old man who worked at Acme Industries has died from his injuries. Original report published today at 12:30 p.m. Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:54 AM Wednesday to a report of a man trapped in a machine at Acme Industries, 777 Chase Avenue Elk Grove Village, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics […]

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Man Rescued by Firefighter/Paramedics After Being Trapped Under Forklift at Warehouse on Pratt Blvd, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:21 AM Saturday to a report that man trapped under a forklift at a warehouse at 2441 Pratt Boulevard Elk Grove Village, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man’s legs were trapped under a forklift in the warehouse. Elk Fire Department Engine 9’s crew […]

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Wheeling Firefighters Rescue Man with Armed Trapped Under SUV at Walmart Parking Lot Near Garden Center, Wheeling

Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:36 PM Sunday to a report that a man was trapped under a vehicle at the Walmart parking lot at Walmart, 1455 East Lake Cook Road Wheeling, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man’s arm was trapped under a white SUV at the Walmart parking lot […]

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Rollover Crash with Injuries on Route 72 west of Beverly Rd After Reckless Driver Report And Hit-And-Run, East Dundee/Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:59 PM Saturday to a report of crash with injuries at Route 72 and Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report from East Dundee police that a car jumped the median, rolled over and landed upright in the wooded area just west of the […]

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Man Trapped in Machine, Injured At Crescent Cardboard in Wheeling Airlifted by Flight For Life to Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge

VIDEO: FLIGHT FOR LIFE airlift after extrication and technical rescue of a man who was injured when his arm became trapped between rollers that press cardboard at a manufacturing plant in Wheeling. Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:12 PM Thursday to a report of a man trapped in a machine at Crescent Carboard Company, […]

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VIDEO: Rescue of Man Trapped in Basement Window During House Fire in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Firefighters use power saws to rescue a man from his basement window while his house is on fire in the 300 block of K Street, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Extrication from crashed vehicles is a common occurrence for most firefighter/paramedics, but Idaho Falls firefighter paramedics were assigned to extricate a man trapped while trying to escape […]

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Two Crash Victims Walk Over 3 Miles from South Kreuger Rd & Beaver Run, Long Grove to Get Help

Lake Zurich and Long Grove firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:00 a.m. Saturday to a one-vehicle crash Saturday at South Kreuger Road and Beaver Run. About 4:10 a.m. Lake Zurich Fire Rescue paramedics reported arriving to find a one-vehicle crash with a car upside down into a broken utility pole. Lake Zurich firefighter/paramedics and Long Grove firefighter/paramedics […]

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Pin-in Crash with Quick Extrication on Eastbound Palatine Rd at Eastwood Dr, Arlington Heights

VIDEO: Pin-in crash Monday morning at Palatine Road and Eastwood Drive. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:42 a.m. Monday to Palatine Road and Eastwood Drive to a report of a crash with injuries. While en route, firefighter/paramedics learned that one person was trapped in one of the vehicles. The victim that was trapped […]

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Crash, Extrication Operation Blocks Golf Rd (Rt 58) and Sutton Rd (Rt 59) Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:00 p.m. Sunday to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Golf Rd (Route 58) and Sutton Rd (Route 59). According to fire communications, two accident victims required extrication. Both vehicles and debris appeared to be slightly south of the intersection, according to reports from witnesses. Both vehicles […]

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