PARRISH: Firehouse Subs donates $30,000

Published on: August 8, 2018

Parrish Fire District purchases 11 Jaws of Life tools

Thanks to a $30,000 grant from Firehouse Subs

 Parrish Fire District Commission Chair Sawyer Ramsey, left, presents a plaque to John CZ, far right, compliance officer for the Gulf Coast district of Firehouse Subs, and Natasha Denno, second from right, general manager of the Firehouse Subs store, 621 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, on Aug. 2 in appreciation for a $33,000 Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant to the district. Parrish Fire Chief Stacey Bailey, second from left, said the grant money was used to purchase a full set of 11 battery-powered rescue tools, referred to as the Jaws of Life.

Tom Winkler, a rescue tool specialists with Municipal Emergency Services, or MES, in Pinellas Park, spent the day on Aug. 2 training firefighters with the Parrish Fire District on the use of a set of 11 new battery-powered rescue tools, referred to as the Jaws of Life.

Parrish Fire District Firefighter Kyle Moore takes his turn training on the use of a battery-power cutter tool on the door of a wrecked vehicle as fellow firefighters watch and wait their turn. The cutter is one of a full set of 11 battery-powered rescue tools, referred to as the Jaws of Life, purchased with a $33,000 Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant

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