Truck 2 also carries the “Jaws of Life”
which can be used like a big can opener to get into cars and other
vehicles when doors can’t be opened after a crash. Engineer Dan Gamban and Firefighter Felipe Ibarra
demonstrated how these tools work while we were there. The portable hydraulic unit that powers these tools
is at the top of the photo. Yes, Allan thought they were waaay too close to his car while they were doing this.
In case the jaws don't do it, they
The third tool is a jack (just behind the
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