FIELD EXERCISE Donald Savoie, at left, watches as fellow firefighter Daniel Perreault uses a multi-purpose tool known as a Halligan to remove a sliding side door from a smashed van. But while the crash looked real, it was just part of a training exercise for Earlton-Armstrong Township firefighters on August 21. Kirk Rayner, a Hamilton area rescue training specialist, led the session in vehicle extrication techniques. “It could be a beautiful day like this,” said Alaya Robert, the department’s training officer, “and still have an accident,” commented Fire Chief Andre Robert. (Staff photo by Diane Johnston)


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FIELD EXERCISE was last modified: September 1st, 2021 by Editorial Staff