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New York Mills Fire & Rescue Chief Reed Jacobson holds the new Jaws of Life cutter purchased recently by the department. The cutter will be used for extrication on motor vehicle accidents and is designed to cut through the high-strength metals being used in the manufacturing of new vehicles.

New high-strength cutter added to emergency arsenal for rescue personnel

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The New York Mills Fire Department recently purchased a new Jaws of Life cutter to be put into service with other fire and rescue equipment.


The cutter cost $8,000 and was purchased with community support and money raised through donations and various fundraisers.

Chief Reed Jacobson thanks the community for supporting the department.

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