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Freedom Twp. Fire Co. Receives New Rescue Tools

The Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Company has added some new weapons to its arsenal of rescue equipment with the arrival of a new cutter, spreader, and ram tool for extricating entrapped victims of vehicle crashes.

Last summer, a representative from Genesis Rescue Tools gave firefighters a demonstration of the tools and showcased their advantages over the tools the company currently uses.

The new tools are lighter, which helps reduce user fatigue, and are battery operated which eliminates the safety hazard of working around long cords that can cause tripping. Before the new tools, Freedom’s...


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