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Rolled dump

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Called in as a rolled dump about 2 hours from shop. Too far to tie up rotators so 2 9055s dispatched.

Upon arrival we found loaded trailer had gone over on a slight grade at full extension.  It broke fifth wheel plate from trailer frame and busted bottom of cylinder from plate. 


While surveying damage we were notified by property owners it's a not for profit adult care center,  there mulch being dumped was for potted plants inn the greenhouses sold to pay for the budget of the center. 


We were also told no fluid could be spilled while collapsing cylinder.


We pushed frame back by hand and secured with strap for the recovery.  Using a 9055 we lifted on cylinder and unhooked tractor so he could relocate.  Parking tractor next to wrecker,  with rears facing towards trailer it allowed us to rehook cylinder to tractor.  During the collapse of cylinder tractor was able to roll backwards downhill while wrecker collapsed cylinder.  Tractor recaptured all fluid with barely a spilled drop.


While waiting on local service with torches to cut cylinder pin we found out that a neighboring landscape business was willing to donate an operator and skid steer to clearing the trailer.  So the operator came over and spent no time at all clearing the remaining load. 


What we had left was a light aluminum trailer, empty that needed to roll up a slight grade.  With limited space we rigged a multipart line to stab the front axle. Rigged to a single blue roundsling in between set of duals. She came up,  smooth as could be and landed just as smooth.


We cleared the scene,  made sure any damaged pieces made its way back into trailer.  Made it back with out a hiccup, on to the next one. 









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