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Prairie du Sac Fire buys 'Jaws of life'


April 4, 2019

The Prairie du Sac Fire Department is excited to announce that they have been awarded a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation valued at $24,781 for the purchase of battery powered hydraulic extrication equipment, aka “Jaws of Life”. The equipment consists of a combination cutter/spreader, an inclined cutter and a spreading ram, along with spare batteries and an adapter that allows the tools to run off a standard wall outlet or generator.

This equipment will be utilized in various rescues, including vehicle accidents, industrial machine incidents and more. Prior to re...

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