A person trapped nearly 100 feet off the ground in Waukegan no longer needs to descend on a ladder guided by a firefighter paramedic.

People can now be rescued and lowered to the ground in a basket affixed to a crane mechanism attached to the Waukegan Fire Department’s newest piece of equipment.

The Fire Department took possession of its $1.
– PUB DATE: 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Chicago Tribune – Metered Site
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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