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Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake Rope Rescue Training at Former Newspaper Site

Indianapolis firefighters recently got a chance to train in a part of the building that was the former site of the In...

The Rescue Lab: Drawing Shoring Systems

In this new technical rescue series, Mike Donahue will provide quick tips on tech rescue operations and specific skil...

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...

MAJOR INCIDENT RESPONSE

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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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Top firefighting news clips gathered from local news affiliates around the country.

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Firefighters Respond to Riga (NY) Vehicle Crash

The Churchville (NY) Fire and Ambulance Services were dispatched for a single-car accident that took place after midnight in Riga, New York.

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Faulty Fan and Smoke Blamed in Brief Evacuation of US Capitol

Police briefly evacuated hundreds of workers and tourists from the U.S. Capitol and its adjacent visitors' center on Tuesday in a problem officials...

Mitigating the Dangers of Ammunition at Fire Incidents

Storing ammunition presents an uncalculated risk for danger to firefighters at a structure fire, writes Susan Tamme.

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake Rope Rescue Training at Former Newspaper Site

Indianapolis firefighters recently got a chance to train in a part of the building that was the former site of the Indianapolis Star newspaper.

The Rescue Lab: Drawing Shoring Systems

In this new technical rescue series, Mike Donahue will provide quick tips on tech rescue operations and specific skills and knowledge that can help...

Water & Ice Rescue

Claremore (OK) Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

A Claremore firefighter's body was recovered early Sunday after he was swept away while performing a water rescue, reports newson6.com.

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 ...

Hazmat

Detroit Firefighters Respond to Overturned Tanker Truck Fire

On Sunday May 25th 2015, Detroit 1st Battalion firefighters responded to a report of a unknown fire in the area of I-75 & I-375 inter...

The Multigas Meter

It is important to always refresh your memory by training and reviewing the proper operation of your meters to keep you and your responders safe, w...

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Faulty Fan and Smoke Blamed in Brief Evacuation of US Capitol

May 26, 2015 Police briefly evacuated hundreds of workers and tourists from the U.S. Capitol and its adjacent visitors' center on ...

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