Technical Rescue: Traveling A Little More Outside The Box

08/02/2013
By Mike Donahue Let's look at two rigging methods used in a confined space/collapse atmosphere. They can of course be applied anywhere, but for the purpose of this article we'll operate in tight quarters. One of the biggest problems I see and have experienced myself is fire departments training on the same skill set over and over. Sure, you become very confident at that particular skill set, but what happens when a rescue operation requires you to travel outside your skill set? You're stuck; stress sets in because you don't know what to do, and once that happens your operation will go downhill fast. Firefighters must train, train, train outside that box. If you can learn to develop opera...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

LOGIN TODAY

FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.

Why Join the Fire Engineering Training Network?

Only Fire Engineering Training Network members have full access to the most comprehensive database of fire firefighter training information in the worlld.  Fire Engineernig has been around since 1877, offering peer-reviewed training techinigues and techonologies for firefighters.

Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to FireEngineering.com News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

Additionally, if you attend FDIC International in the spring, membership to the Fire Engineering Training Network is included in your registration fee.

Click here to SUBSCRIBE or LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FIRE ENGINEERING TRAINING NETWORK