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On December 20, 2018 in the Franklin Courthouse in Commissioners Court Mr. Robert Bielamowicz retired after 12 years of service and dedication from the Robertson County Commissioner Court Precinct #4. Robert Bielamowicz, Keith Nickleson, Judge Charles Ellison, Commissioner Donald Threadgill and Commissioner Keith Pettit took a picture for the occasion.

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Cutter and spreaders are hydraulic rescue tools are used by emergency rescue personnel to assist vehicle extrication of crash victims, as well as other rescues from small spaces.

Seale-Round Prairie VFD acquires new rescue equipment

Seale-Round Prairie Volunteer Fire Department received an $18,300 cost share grant through the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program. The grant helped the department purchase rescue tools.

“The new electric Jaws of Life tools are an addition to our rescue operations,” said Fire Chief Wesley Hartley. “Since the new tools are lighter and stronger than the tools we were utilizing and they will help to expedite our ability to extricate victims from vehicle crashes.”

The rescue system is designed to handle the advanced high strength steel in the newer vehicles. The upgrade in equipment has the potential to increase the department’s capacity to save lives.

 

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