Nelson Fire Departments Get Hands On Training In Tractor Accidents : 4.23.09

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Photos By Wendie Wyant : ©2009 NCL Magazine : Nelson Fire Departments train on how to get a tractor off of a patient in a rollover accident.
Photos By Wendie Wyant : ©2009 NCL Magazine : Nelson Fire Departments train on how to get a tractor off of a patient in a rollover accident.

Nellysford
Nelson County, Virginia

Unfortunately part of living in a rural county like Nelson is having to deal with agri accidents involving tractors. There’s lots of those here for sure! Within the past few days members of The Piney River Fire Department, Lovingston Fire, Wintergreen Fire, and Rockfish Fire got together to learn about how to best rescue someone pinned under a tractor after a rollover accident. Thanks to Wendie Wyant for sharing these pictures of the training session held at Wintergreen Fire Station 2 in Stoney Creek.

Wendie tells us come of the local participants were: Some of the participants are John Robles, Wendy McCarthy, Jim Truslow, Mike Barnett, John Rebert, Tony Reid, Cameron Lenahan, Chris Martin, Margie Rosenberry, Robbie Hubbard and Bruce Johnson.
Wendie tells us come of the local participants were: Some of the participants are John Robles, Wendy McCarthy, Jim Truslow, Mike Barnett, John Rebert, Tony Reid, Cameron Lenahan, Chris Martin, Margie Rosenberry, Robbie Hubbard and Bruce Johnson.
In the fluorescent green shirts were instructors from Augusta County lending expertise.
In the fluorescent green shirts were instructors from Augusta County lending expertise.

The training session were held this past weekend on April 18th & 19th.

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