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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...

Fire Hero Learning Network Launches Operational Checklists

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

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Report Released on Death of Dallas Firefighter in Fall from Overpass

The Texas State Fire Marshal's office recently released a report on the death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter William Scott Tanksley, who died last year after falling from a bridge overpass.

Terrorism

Protests, Violence, Terrorism, and Firefighting

Recently, two police officers in New York City were assassinated in their patrol car by a disturbed individual who, according to his own statements...

Torrey Pines Logic Announces Launch of Mini Thermal Imager

Utilizing a FLIR core, Torrey Pines Logic has developed an affordable thermal imager that is no larger than a mini red dot sight.

High Angle & Confined Spaces

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.

Training the Technical Rescuer

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

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

Smiths Detection Expert to Present at International Association of Fire Chiefs 2015 Hazmat Conference

Smiths Detection hazmat expert Dr. Chris Weber has been selected to give two presentations at the industry's flagship event, the International Asso...

U.S. DOT Ready to Proceed with West Virginia Derailment Investigation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced that is now able to move forward with its full-scale ...

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Smiths Detection Expert to Present at International Association of Fire Chiefs 2015 Hazmat Conference

February 28, 2015 Smiths Detection hazmat expert Dr. Chris Weber has been selected to give two presentations at the industry's flagship...

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