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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.

Gates (NY) Firefighters Perform High-Angle Rescue

The Gates (NY) Fire District responded with Gates EMS Paramedics to the LiftLine bus company on Trabold Road last Wed...

Stairway to Heaven: Bonus Features on TX Tower Rescue

Raul Angulo provides some background on a spectacular tower rescue in Burleson, Texas, including audio from the incid...

Sloped Floor Shoring Systems

Shoring systems can look complicated purely because of the number of components and steps involved in their construct...

IFSI Updates TFOG Field Guide

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) has updated and released its Trench Rescue Technician Studen...

Technical Rescue: Traveling A Little More Outside The Box

Mike Donahue offers two concepts used in a confined space/collapse atmosphere and discusses how "outside-the-box...

Firefighters Help Rescue Boy Trapped in IN Sand Dune

Michigan City (IN) firefighters and police joined with other rescuers to help save a young boy who was trapped for th...

CO Firefighters Rescue Bear from Tree

Colorado Springs (CO) firefighters used a ladder truck to remove a bear from a tree after it had been tranquilized on...

Tech Rescue: Shoring Operations

Mike Donahue examines several shoring systems for technical rescue applications and the principles that they are base...

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Pull-A-Part Hosting Jaws of Life Certification Training in Knoxville

Tennessee firefighters and EMTs are required to be certified in vehicle extraction practices. According to Rick Herrell, Assistant Chief of the Rural Metro Fire Department, one of the biggest challenges in carrying out this training is finding a sufficient number of vehicles for trainees to practice on.

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Unattended Backpacks Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

The Boston Police Department said Tuesday night it had taken a man into custody after two unattended backpacks were left near the Boston Marathon f...

DHS Releases Updated First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

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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 facility in Manalapan, New Jersey.

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 ladder.

Water & Ice Rescue

Switlik Parachute Company Works with New Jersey Police on Ice Rescue Training

The Brick Township (NJ) Police Marine Unit recently trained on ice and cold water rescue scenarios using U-Zip-It suits donated by the Switlik Para...

Firefighters Rescue Two from Car Hanging off California Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night.

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DHS Releases Updated First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

Chemical Suicide: 10 Seconds Can Save Your Life

Taking “10 seconds to slow down and do a good, thorough scene size-up could save a responder’s life,” Jacob Oreshan said concerning his Thursday af...

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Unattended Backpacks Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

April 15, 2014 The Boston Police Department said Tuesday night it had taken a man into custody after two unattended backpacks were l...

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