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Firefighters learn rescue techniques

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Firefighters learn new rescue methods. Firefighters learn new rescue methods.
Firefighters remove a car's roof during training. Firefighters remove a car's roof during training.
A firefighter trains on rescue practices. A firefighter trains on rescue practices.

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In many cases - people can become trapped among the smoke and flames. Oklahoma firefighters need to act fast to save lives.

They got a lesson Thursday in using the latest rescue equipment needed when lives are on the line.

The firefighters worked with 16 cars donated by 4-A Wrecker Service.

"Until these recruits come out here, don the protective gear and grab the tools in their hands and start applying what they actually have learned in a classroom this is where they are going to pick most of this up," said Major Robert Mitchell of the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

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