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Training Officer Mike Ridlon uses the Jaws of Life to begin prying open a stuck car door. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Emergency workers train for worst case accident scenarios

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If the ice storm cometh, emergency personnel are ready.

Park Rapids firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians from North Memorial Ambulance spent hours Wednesday night cross training in first aid and auto extrications.


"With nasty weather coming, we get these two-three car pileups and we'll need them to help us," EMT Bucky Johnson said of the fire department.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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