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Winkler Fire Department Saves Dog Trapped in Well

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

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

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...
 LEADER Provides Wired Communication for Confined Spaces

LEADER Provides Wired Communication for Confined Spaces

LEADER Com ensures a continuous, reliable, and very clear communication between the safety attendant and members of t...
California Responder Devotes Herself to Technical Rescue

California Responder Devotes Herself to Technical Rescue

Ana Garcia works tirelessly to protect workers and entrants in confined space workzones, creating a safer environment...

Fire Hero Learning Network Launches Operational Checklists

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) offers checklists for 10 major fire department operations.

Woman Falls Down Fenway Park Elevator Shaft

Fire officials say a 22-year-old woman is hospitalized after she fell down an elevator shaft at Boston's Fenway Park.

Additional Security Tool Dedicated to Firefighting and Search Operations

Designed by LEADER in collaboration with international experts in victim USAR research techniques, LEADER Sentry ...

NJ Firefighters Help Rescue Man Trapped in 24-Inch Pipe

Firefighters and other emergency workers rescued a man who was trapped in a 24-inch outflow pipe at a United Water fa...

Grain Bin Rescue

A hired hand returns from running an errand in town to find the farmer's dog standing at the bottom of a grain bin la...

Virginia Beach (VA) Firefighters Perform Water Tower Rescue

Firefighters in Virginia Beach rescued a man dangling from a water tower on Monday.

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FDNY Rescue 3 Ops at Train Derailment

James P. Ellson-Fire Department of New York Rescue 3 was on the scene early and found the lead car upright, but derailed, a few feet from the water's edge; another car on its side; and an unknown number of victims in an early-morning derailment on the second busiest commuter railroad in the United States.

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Retired Firefighters Die of 9/11-Related Illnesses in One Day

The FDNY on Wednesday was mourning the death of three retired firefighters who all died in one day earlier this week from illnesses they contracted...

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.

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Winkler Fire Department Saves Dog Trapped in Well

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...

Water & Ice Rescue

Fence Strainer Rescue Training

Chad Greathouse-Common in horse country and cattle farms, fence strainers are designed to allow water to flow through but not solid objects. Traini...

The Tipton Twister Exercise: Large-Scale, Multicasualty Event Tests Responders

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Effects of Toxic Chemicals Studied During Port of L.A. Cleanup

Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire this week that burned through much of a wharf ...

Extra-Alarm Fire Brought Under Control in Chicago

An extra alarm fire broke out in a storage building on the West Side Thursday afternoon, sending up thick black smoke and prompting a hazardous mat...

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Firefighters Help Rescue Man from Collapsed Baltimore Row House

September 30, 2014 Firefighters helped rescue a man trapped for about four hours after a row house collapsed in Baltimore, Maryland.

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September 2014
Volume 167, Issue 9
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