At least once a year, the entire department runs through scenarios to sharpen their rescue skills, and we got it on tape.
Hinsdale firefighters spent the better part of Thursday using the jaws of life. At least once a year, the department uses its rescue tools to run drills on cars donated by Charity Towing.
A roundup of the region's news for March 4.
Here's a look at the news happening in Patch sites in your area: — Western Springs Man Killed in Fall Down Elevator Shaft — Hinsdale Police Use the Jaws of Life — Mayor Richard M. Daley Visits Wheaton — Batavia Residents Question Another Senior Housing Plan — Burr Ridge Honors Health Club Hero