On Sunday, June 27th, 2021, Merrick Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 hosted a big rig extrication class at the Four Towns Training Center in Merrick. Topics covered included stabilization, lifting, and the extrication of vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents with big rigs. The class was broken down into three stations: a PowerPoint related to the day’s topics, hands on stabilization and lifting of a heavy vehicle, and a vehicle extrication competition. Freeport, Levittown, Central Islip, Seaford, Bellmore, and North Massapequa were among the departments in attendance.
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