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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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California Firefighters Rescue Man from Trapped Car

Firefighters rescued a 60-year-old man trapped in a car 100 feet down from state Highway 4 in Hercules.

Boston Firefighters Firefighters Extricate Man Trapped in Bobcat

A man became trapped in his Bobcat loader when the construction vehicle collided with a dump truck in Dorchester.

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...

NATURAL DISASTERS

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.

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.

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

Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

Terrorism

Officials Rule Fatal Manchester (CT) Fire an Accident

An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental.

9/11 Responders with Rare Cancer Denied Coverage

A growing number of first responders who worked at Ground Zero in the rescue and recovery efforts are being diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer, bu...

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

Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

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.

Hazmat

FEMA Announces Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation Position

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of great...

Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

The Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward with the arrival of the Guardian Safety and Survival Train...

Top News

FEMA Announces Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation Position

September 18, 2014 When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Ame...

Fire Engineering

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