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Laurie DeWitt/The Gazette
Chris Ruel (left) and Curtis Motley (right) of the Laurel Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad lift the windshield from a Dodge Plymouth minivan while Richard Muse (center) holds the victim inside steady during a fire and rescue auto extrication competition Friday night at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. The Laurel squad was competing against Burtonsville's firefighters to rescue a victim using the Jaws of Life in a simulated car accident. Although the teams were close, no winner was declared, because the event was halted due to lightning.