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First Responders Simulate Emergency

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) — It’s something you hope never happens to you. Policemen, firemen and paramedics rush to your side because you are the victim of an accident. And you’re not alright. Imagine your relief when help arrives. But now the clock is ticking, and first responders’ work has just begun.

“We have a rule that’s called a ‘Golden Hour,'” said West Jackson County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bruce Cox. “By the time we get the call, get on scene, extricate the person and get them on the ambulance to the hospital, we need less than an hour.”

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