Back on Oct. 8, four Fort Frances Fire & Rescue Service team members responded to a motor-vehicle crash in the vicinity of Turtle River Road on Highway 11.
One occupant was trapped in a vehicle, which was on its roof.
Dave Crichton, Doug Wright, Gavin Payne, and Real DeGagne utilized a Hurst eDRAULIC Combination Tool, Hurst Heavy Hydraulic Cutters, and Hurst Hydraulic Rams for the successful rescue of the person.
Crichton, Wright, and Payne are full-time firefighters while DeGagne is a volunteer firefighter.
All four have been recognized by Hurst Jaws of Life and awarded the world-renowned Green Cross Award, which acknowledges their successful rescue using Hurst equipment.