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Training Minutes: Locating a Victim in a Concrete Collapse Scenario

David Rhodes returns with another technical rescue Training Minutes video from the the Guardian Centers in Georgia.

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Training Minutes: Locating a Victim in a Concrete Collapse Scenario

David Rhodes returns with another technical rescue Training Minutes video from the the Guardian Centers in Georgia.

Virginia Beach (VA) Firefighters Honored for Complex Mass Casualty Rescue

Drawing on their expert training to rapidly assess the situation, the Virginia Beach (VA) Fire Department’s Engine 17...

MN Firefighters Rescue Person Trapped on New Stadium Roof

Minneapolis firefighters used a rescue basket, ropes and cables to free a person trapped on the roof of the Minnesota...

Training Minutes: Single-Point Lift with Spreader

In this Training Minutes video on vehicle rescue, Paul DeBartolomeo and company demonstrate a method for using a hydr...

NATURAL DISASTERS

Task Force to Educate Emergency Managers about Alternative Fuels

The Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles (iREV), a project funded by the Department of Energy Clean Cities program to accelerate the growth of the alternative fuel vehicles market, has as one of its objectives to encourage communities to include alternative fuel vehicles in its emergency response fleet.

Report: Pacific Northwest Unprepared for Massive Earthquake

A report in the most recent issue of The New Yorker magazine examined the disturbing science behind a potential catastrophic earthquake in the Cascadia Subduction Zone that would ravage the coastal Northwest of the United States.

Social Media in the Wake of Disaster

Although emergency management protocol is not a new topic, Twitter, as a real time news source for emergency situations, is. Twitter, Facebook, and the like, are part of Social Media Emergency Management (SMEM) a topic that Public Service Officer, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department knows quite a bit about.

Earthquake Monitoring System Alerts People to Anticipated 'Shaking'

The ShakeAlert, currently in the testing phase, according to the Washington Post, issued a 10-second alert for the earthquake that hit the Napa region in California.

MAJOR INCIDENT RESPONSE

Fire officials conduct training at a mass-casualty incident evolution.

Download our free major incident response supplement, which among other things contains a profile of FDNY's SOC Support Ladder companies.

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Survival and Rescue TV

Top firefighting news clips gathered from local news affiliates around the country.

EXTRICATION ZONE

New Basic Vehicle Extrication Program Available

Basic Vehicle Extrication is a perfect introductory program for the firefighter needing a grounding in the concepts and techniques of extrication.

Terrorism

Department of Homeland Security Releases Report For First Responders

First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents is now available through the Depar...

Multi-Threat Shield Doubles as a Potentially Life-Saving Shield

MTS™Multi-Threat Shieldprotects from various guns, knives, and other weapon attacks.

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Training Minutes: Locating a Victim in a Concrete Collapse Scenario

David Rhodes returns with another technical rescue Training Minutes video from the the Guardian Centers in Georgia.

Technical Rescue: Only One Way to Do Things?

Mike Donahue urges rescuers to learn several ways to effectively perform the same skill and keep an open mind when it comes to to new ways of doing...

Urban Search & Rescue

Report: Pacific Northwest Unprepared for Massive Earthquake

A report in the most recent issue of The New Yorker magazine examined the disturbing science behind a potential catastrophic earthquake in the Casc...
CMC Rescue's Cobra-­D Uniform Rappel Belt

CMC Rescue Offers New Design of the Only Certified Uniform Rappel Belt Available

Standard uniform wear for firefighters, search and rescue, and SWAT personnel, CMC Rescue’s Cobra‐D Uniform Rappel Belt is the only NFPA‐certified ...

Water & Ice Rescue

Firefighters Injured in Chicago River Rescue

Chicago firefighters responded Saturday to an incident in which a 19-year-old woman reportedly jumped into the Chicago River.

Managing Your Strengths

Learn how to put your best organizational effort, innovation, and creativity into your collective strengths and manage around your weaknesses. &nbs...

Hazmat

At the Intersection of EMS and Hospice Care

Hospice care is one of the few aspects of modern medicine that is newer than emergency medical services (EMS). The first hospice was founded in 196...

Harris County Public Information Officer Re-Appointed to FCC Committee

Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Public Information Officer, Francisco Sánchez, Jr. has been re-appoint...

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