High Angle & Confined Spaces

High Angle & Confined Space Articles

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.

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...

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MAJOR INCIDENT RESPONSE

Fire officials conduct training at a mass-casualty incident evolution.

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Survival and Rescue TV

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

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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...

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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

August 2014
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