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Willard Marine Acquires Crystaliner Surf and Rescue Boat Designs

Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Willard Marine, Inc., has acquired the rights to design and manufacture Crystaliner boats, a line of surf and rescue vessels that have been an icon on the West Coast for nearly six decades.

Chicago Firefighters Rescue Worker Dangling from Cell Tower

Fri, Dec 5, 2014

On Thursday evening, Chicago (IL) firefighters rescued a worker left hanging from his harness on a cell phone tower, according to news sources.

CMC Fire and Rescue Equipment Manufacturer Improves Operations Process with Aptean

Wed, Dec 3, 2014

Aptean announced that CMC Rescue, a manufacturer of specialized emergency equipment for rescue professionals, has selected the recently launched Aptean Discrete Manufacturing solution suite, designed to integrate sales, operations, inventory and financial processes for discrete manufacturers.

FDNY Firefighters Respond to Staten Island Collapse

Wed, Dec 3, 2014

On November 28, firefighters responded to a collapse at a car dealership in Staten Island, New York.

Firefighter Recounts Des Moines River Rescue

Tue, Dec 2, 2014

A man is recovering in the hospital after firefighters saved his life from drowning in icy water in the Des Moines River.

FDNY: Firefighters Who Made WTC Rescue are Always Training

Sun, Nov 16, 2014

The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the specially-trained members of the FDNY.

One-Person Forcible Entry with an Aluminum Forcible Entry Wedge

Fri, Nov 14, 2014

District of Columbia Fire Department Captain Danny Troxell offers this new Traditions Training drill focusing on a tool that allows one firefighter easier entry through doors.

Firefighters Use Jaws of Life in Fresno Crash

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to extract a man from an SUV following a crash Wednesday morning in southwest Fresno.


Thu, Oct 23, 2014

As operations deputy for the Toledo (OH) Department of Fire and Rescue, my first experience with compressed air foam systems (CAFS) was at a large fire in an apartment building of balloon construction.

Tennessee Firefighters Rescue Child Trapped in Arcade Toy Machine

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

A young boy had to be rescued Tuesday night after he managed to climb into an arcade-style toy machine at a Tennessee laundromat.

Firefighters Help Rescue Man from Collapsed Baltimore Row House

Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Firefighters helped rescue a man trapped for about four hours after a row house collapsed in Baltimore, Maryland.

California Firefighters Rescue Man from Trapped Car

Sun, Sep 14, 2014

Firefighters rescued a 60-year-old man trapped in a car 100 feet down from state Highway 4 in Hercules.

Boston Firefighters Firefighters Extricate Man Trapped in Bobcat

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

A man became trapped in his Bobcat loader when the construction vehicle collided with a dump truck in Dorchester.

Arizona Firefighters Rescue Women from Flooded House

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Reelcraft Offers Reel Mounting Assembly for Easy Overhead and I-beam Mounting

Tue, Aug 5, 2014

Reelcraft Industries offers mounting assemblies for mounting Series 7000 reels to an I-beam or for overhead support.

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including slope floor shoring and a quick way to
lash a victim into a stokes basket.

Pigeon Mountain Industries Unveils PMI Extreme Pro

Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Pigeon Mountain Industries (PMI) introduces the new PMI Extreme Pro static rope.

Firefighters Respond to Texas Structural Collapse

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Firefighters responded today to a structural collapse in which several people were injured at a home in Harris County, Texas.

Responding to 'Unknown' Emergencies

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

Routine emergencies often turn out to be complex. In this course, students will develop size-up skills to combat the hazards encountered with unknown emergencies.

Four Injured in West New York (NJ) Partial Collapse

Four Injured in West New York (NJ) Partial Collapse

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

When bricks fell from the second-story of a 60th Street building in West New York, New Jersey, it sounded like an explosion. The incident left people lying on the sidewalk bleeding, one of them unconscious.

A view of damage to the building after a truck collided with an auto repair station in Ocala, Florida.

Truck Collides with Building in Florida

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

A commercial truck driver impacted Pennzoil’s Super-Lube after avoiding a collision with two stopped vehicles in Ocala, Florida.

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Maynard (MA) Firefighters Continue to Update Training Protocols Against Threat of Ebola

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