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Viscount Volunteer Fire Department

Incident Information

Date of Incident:

03/07/2016

People Involved in Providing Assistance to Incident:

Patrick Clavelle, Ray Breckner, Ken Dieno, Brian Desmarais, Brad Welter, Riley Isaacson, Thomas Vossen, Barrett Heimbecker, Calvin Wignes, Sarah Emblin, Jason Dieno and Mitch Gusikoski

Description of Incident:

In a freak Spring snow storm on Highway #16 a certain stretch had received rain prior to the snow storm leaving the road as slippery as a skating arena. Unfortunately two semi tractor trailer units collided when one of the units jackknifed. The second unit struck the jackknifed rig in the driving wheels and the cab of that unit ended up in the trailer of the jackknifed rig. Unfortunately the cab of the second unit was completely compressed crushing the driver and killing him on impact. It was a big job with the Amkus Cutter, spreaders and ram to retrieve the casualty, one of those, “Where do we start senarios.” and required all of the above firemen taking turns on the tools to get the job done.

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