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I’m a Data Centre Manager, a STEM Ambassador, an author, a first aider, an assistant Cub Scout Leader, a graduate student and most importantly a husband and father of two children.

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Fire and Rescue Service Challenge Day 2017

I went to see the Rescue Challenge at Webbs of Wychbold, near Bromsgrove in Worcestershire.

This is an event where various Fire Services from around the UK compete in simulated rescue situations. The most dramatic of which is the two vehicle extraction where one car is positioned on top of another.

Two car RTA - Fire Rescue Service Challenge demonstration

I recorded one of the simulations (this was the last one of the day and was not part of the actual competition) where Hereford and Worcester Fire service have to extract two casualties from the vehicles. You can see the video below:

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