Special to the Chickasaw Journal
THORN – Chickasaw County firefighters participated in a Mississippi Fire Academy 12-hour Extrication Class April 6,7 and 9 at Thorn Fire Department.
The firefighters participated in hands-on demonstrations with the Jaws-of-Life extrication tools. The class, taught by Jonathan Blankenship, covered topics dealing with freeing trapped occupants involved in motor vehicles accidents, farm accidents and other life-threatening events.
Firefighters from Houston, Houlka, Van Vleet, Thorn, Rhodes Chapel, Woodland and Atlanta took part in the training.