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Book Celebrates 100 Years of FDNY Rescue 1 Company

On March 8, 2015, FDNY SOC will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Rescue 1 Company as the first Rescue Company ...

Colorado Firefighters Use Drone to Help in Underground Rescue Training

South Metro firefighters are working to improve their skills at saving lives -- namely rescuing people trapped in tig...

Training the Technical Rescuer

There’s a big difference between “instructing” and “teaching”; this is something on which students pick up quickly, w...

FDNY: Firefighters Who Made WTC Rescue are Always Training

The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of c...

Before You Get in the Water

Swift water rescue is one of the most challenging and physically demanding operations rescue personnel can face, writ...

Small Spaces, Big Tips

Jacob McAfee discusses the one position within the confined space incident command structure that often gets overlook...

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...

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Teams Will Show Skills at The 35,000 Euro Extrication Challenge During Interschutz

During this years' INTERSCHUTZ exhibition from 8-13 June 2015 in Hannover, Germany, Holmatro organizes a special edition of the Holmatro Rescue Experience: The 35,000 Euro Extrication Challenge. This 6-day international event is supported by the INTERSCHUTZ organisation (Deutsche Messe). 

Terrorism

Situational Awareness for the Modern Responder

Responders from departments of all sizes need to prepare and train regularly to handle situations involving bombings, weapons of mass destruction, ...

Regional Exercise to Test Emergency Preparedness for a Mass Casualty Incident

The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) will be hosting its annual RHPC (Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition) CMOC (Catastrop...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Book Celebrates 100 Years of FDNY Rescue 1 Company

On March 8, 2015, FDNY SOC will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Rescue 1 Company as the first Rescue Company in the United States. See phot...

Colorado Firefighters Use Drone to Help in Underground Rescue Training

South Metro firefighters are working to improve their skills at saving lives -- namely rescuing people trapped in tight spaces underground.

Water & Ice Rescue

Sudbury (MA) Fire Department Rescues Pet Dog from Frigid Waters

Fire Chief William Miles reports that the Sudbury Fire Department successfully rescued a dog who fell into frigid waters after walking out on thin ...

When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer

Ian Bland-Firefighters train to succeed and fight to win, but as one rescuer explains in recounting a failed rescue and its lasting impact on those...

Hazmat

Situational Awareness for the Modern Responder

Responders from departments of all sizes need to prepare and train regularly to handle situations involving bombings, weapons of mass destruction, ...

Regional Exercise to Test Emergency Preparedness for a Mass Casualty Incident

The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) will be hosting its annual RHPC (Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition) CMOC (Catastrop...

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Situational Awareness for the Modern Responder

April 16, 2015 Responders from departments of all sizes need to prepare and train regularly to handle situations involving bombings,...

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