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HFD trains for MedEvacs

 

May 21, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

Kevin Lund, a transport nurse with Aspirus MedEvac, leads a training exercise on Wednesday for the 24 volunteers with the Hurley Fire Department. 

By TOM LAVENTURE

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HURLEY - Medical helicopters can make the difference when critical care time is of the essence and a Hurley Fire Department training on Wednesday was to prepare rescue teams for their role on the ground.

The department training has been online throughout the pandemic and the rules now allow for Aspirus MedEvac to land their air medical team in the field adjacent to the fire hall for hands-on training, said HFD Chief Mike Sejbl. The department's 24 volunteer firefighters prepare to be the lifeline for medical incidents or accidents on trails, hi...



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