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Bessemer Township receives Jaws of Life equipment

 

February 18, 2022

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This Jaws of Life equipment seen here was donated to the Bessemer Township Fire Department from the Oliver Township Fire Department in lower Michigan. The equipment includes the power unit and hose, two cutting tools, spreader and ram.

By CHARITY SMITH

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RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township Fire Department now has a working and upgraded set of Jaws of Life tools to assist with emergency situations thanks to a generous donation from a fire department in lower Michigan and the coordinating efforts of Specialist Tpr. Jason Berg of the Michigan State Police Fire Investigation Unit in Negaunee.

"It's a big game-changer for the fire department," said Berg. "Now they are able to have equipment that is going to function and work, and they're going to be able to get a lot of life out of it."

Berg, who grew up in...



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