Firefighters go to Skegness Stadium to train to help car crash victims

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue on a training exercise at Skegness Stadium. Photo:  Paul Brown, 4FS Marketing ANL-170520-080005001
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue on a training exercise at Skegness Stadium. Photo: Paul Brown, 4FS Marketing ANL-170520-080005001

As thousands of cars head for ther coast, firefighters in Skegness have been training for emergency should there be road accident.

A crew from Skegness went along to Skegness Stadium and practiced how they would extract victims in various accident scenarios.

One of the firefighters told the Standard: “We had a car on four wheels, a car on its side and a car on its roof and were practicing extraction techniques in the event of a road traffic collision.

“It was a very good morning’s training. Skegness Stadium are great in accommodating us when and where they can.”

Paul Brown of 4FS Motorsport Marketing, said: “We always try and help the services where we can.

“We also attend the open day at the fire station and any other events.

We had a car on four wheels, a car on its side and a car on its roof

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

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