Tag Archives: Andrew Brassard

Mushroom Plant Machinery Rescue

The following is a description of a machinery rescue call from Andrew Brassard and the Milton (Ontario) Fire Department. They received the call around 11:30 pm a few days back for a man caught in a machine at the Leaver Mushroom Plant. At the end are some leasons learned and other things to think about. Also, be sure to check out the linked man-lift rescue post with more variables.

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Snake Got Your Hand In A Pipe

The scenario is a husband and wife are snaking the basement floor drain and the husband sticks his arm down the drain hole to clear some debris when the wife turns the snake on. The husband becomes entrapped in the snake and the drain. So we have to cut the concrete to get the pipe out... then dissect the pipe... then cut his finger out of the auger.

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