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Technical Rescue: Rigging Outside the Box

07/01/2013
By Mike Donahue The ability to think outside the box is an important skill in the world of emergency services. Firefighters need to think on their toes, act quickly, and constantly adapt. A motto I live by and pass along through teaching is there's no such thing as "I can't." The person you're there to rescue doesn't want to hear you utter those words. I'm confident anybody reading this article doesn't even have those words in their vocabulary. I love facing a technical rescue challenge or even a simple problem and traveling outside that box to create a solution. But every now and then we all get a curve ball thrown at us that pulls us off the plate. Personally I thrive on thes...

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