Weston firefighters take part in helicopter drill

Members of the Weston Fire Department and emergency medical services got the chance to participate in a unique training session last night. They joined with

Firefighters practiced responding to someone who was critically hurt and needed to be taken to a trauma facility by helicopter.

Firefighters practiced responding to someone who was critically hurt and needed to be taken to a trauma facility by helicopter. (1/15/16)

WESTON - Members of the Weston Fire Department and emergency medical services got the chance to participate in a unique training session last night. 

They joined with Yale New Haven Hospital's Sky Health for a helicopter drill.

They practiced responding to someone who was critically hurt and needed to be taken to a trauma facility by helicopter.  

They learned safety features, as well as how to load and unload patients efficiently.

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