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Safer vehicles pose risks for first responders

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Firefighters, EMS learn dangers of airbags, alternative ways to cut into wrecked cars

By Ben Carlson

When Anderson County firefighters placed a mounted tire on top of an airbag system Saturday morning and deployed it, the tire and rim sailed a full 25 feet into the air.
The display was a stark reminder of just one of the growing dangers firefighters face when removing victims from a car wreck.
“That would have killed a firefighter had their face been where that tire was,” said Chief Mike Barnes. “That’s why we do this training … to teach them the dangers and help keep them safe.”


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