A mass casualty scenario was run on Friday night by the Oliver Fire Department

Oliver Fire Department ready

Mass casualty car accidents require quick thinking and careful extraction, and on Friday evening the Oliver Fire Department (OFD) embarked on a practice scenario to keep their skills in shape.

Extended members of the OFD volunteered to step in as actors during the scenario to get the practice as close to dealing with a real trauma as possible.

The department dealt with a vehicle roll over and multiple injured parties, including a passenger who was not expected to survive their injuries. 

OFD was able to use their team skills in auto extraction, rope rescue and first aid patient care during the drill.

Hopefully the team won’t be faced with this in a real scenario, but are staying prepared for every emergency. 

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