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Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including sloped floor shoring and a quick way to lash a victim into a stokes basket.

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Arizona Firefighters Rescue Women from Flooded House

Reelcraft Offers Reel Mounting Assembly for Easy Overhead and I-beam Mounting

Reelcraft Industries offers mounting assemblies for mounting Series 7000 reels to an I-beam or for overhead support.

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including slope floor shoring and...

Pigeon Mountain Industries Unveils PMI Extreme Pro

Pigeon Mountain Industries (PMI) introduces the new PMI Extreme Pro static rope.

Firefighters Respond to Texas Structural Collapse

Firefighters responded today to a structural collapse in which several people were injured at a home in Harris County...

NATURAL DISASTERS

Interview: Napa (CA) Battalion Chief on Earthquake Response

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton talked to Napa (CA) Battalion Chief Jarrett Anderson about the earthquake that struck the area early on August 24, 2014.

California Quake Spurs Major Fires

A substantial earthquake in Northern California caused several major fires and injuries, including about 90 injuries in Napa alone.

 

Big Storms, Big Emergencies

In this course, discuss the reason unusual conditions lead to unusual problems during big storms and discover how to preplan with your local utility. Learn the hazards bystanders pose to first responders and how to identify critical and dangerous infrastructure in your area.

Storm Shelter App Helps Locate Victims Trapped Under Rubble

Former IBM field tech and firefighter Shonn Neidel and brother-in-law Dan McIntyre have developed an app that will help firefighters pinpoint people trapped in storm shelters under the rubble after natural disasters and other catastrophic events.

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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

Training Bulletin: Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular every year. Alex Langbell has a training bulletin on hazards firefighters should look for when dealing with incidents involving these vehicles.

Terrorism

9/11 Commission Report Authors Warn of Cyberattack Threats

The Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report, prepared by the authors of the 9/11 Commission, warns that the threat of te...

File Your World Trade Center Service by 9/11/14

New York State would like to ensure you preserve your right to worker's compensation if you participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up of th...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including slope floor shoring and a quick way to lash a victim...

Rescue Crews Free Worker Trapped in Falls Church (VA) Trench Collapse

Firefighters and dozens of rescue crews helped rescue a worker trapped in a trench collapse yesterday in Falls Church, Virginia.

Water & Ice Rescue

In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department

The American firefighter exemplifies man's greatest aspirations, and that is to be of selfless service to others.

Four People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

Officials said four people -- three adults and one child -- had to be rescued Saturday evening when the boat they were riding in caught fire near M...

Hazmat

New Argon White Paper Shows Way to Better CBRN Training

Argon, in the CBRN and Hazmat training systems industry, has released another free white paper, this time offering tips for emergency services and ...

California Quake Spurs Major Fires

A substantial earthquake in Northern California caused several major fires and injuries, including about 90 injuries in Napa alone.  

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New Argon White Paper Shows Way to Better CBRN Training

August 28, 2014 Argon, in the CBRN and Hazmat training systems industry, has released another free white paper, this time offering ti...

Fire Engineering

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