MCHS firefighting classes have hands-on training in extrications

Firefighter Russ Marks (right) oversees MCHS fire student Malcolm Vincent during vehicle extrication practice last week on the MCHS campus. Photo by Matt JohnsonEvery year, a handful of local firefighters donate their time and expertise to train fire science students at Mariposa County High School.
Specifically, one of the days dedicated to training covers vehicle extrication — working to free individuals trapped in vehicles in a dangerous situation.
It is a tradition that has gone on for over ...

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