NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)- The North Myrtle Beach Fire Department welcomes new extrication equipment replacing a similar set after more than 20 years.
Chief of North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, Tom Barstow, says the new equipment could be the difference between life and death.
"They're our "combi" [combination] tools. [Jaws of Life] are built to do spreading and cutting. [Jaws of Life] can cut up to 120,000 pounds and spread up to 50,000 pounds,"
Brian Dushanko explained.