Lufkin Fire Department gets new advanced training equipment

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – The Lufkin fire department has a new "toy".

Lufkin EMS training coordinator Jimmy Ragsdale says the mannequin he named Bob, will help assist with advanced training.

Bob allows the EMS crew to practice medical procedures ranging from checking vital signs to saving a collapsed lung.

The mannequin cost $6,000 and was paid for by a grant from regional advisory committee.

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