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Auto Extrication Video: The Air Chair

Wed, Mar 4, 2015

In this video, Denver (CO) Captain Randall Wells demonstrates the "Air Chair" evolution for vehicle extrication.

LEADER Hasty Available with Three Sensors

Fri, Feb 27, 2015

After the success of its search equipment, the LEADER Hasty 2 sensors version, LEADER further expands its range by launching the version three wireless seismic sensors!

Firefighters Help in Rescue of Manatees from Florida Pipe

Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Firefighters worked with local police and animal experts to help rescue 19 manatees trapped in the storm drain system of Satellite Beach, Florida.

Firefighters Rescue Dog from California Cliff

Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Smoky, an 80-pound mutt, was out for a walk with his owner on the Santa Monica Bluffs when he spotted and started chasing a squirrel.

UK Firefighters Ready for Spike in Calls Ahead of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Release

Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Firefighters in London are anticipating a rise in emergency calls with the opening of the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" this weekend.

Indianapolis Firefighters Extricate Worker from Excavator

Thu, Feb 12, 2015

An excavator operator was pinned in the cab of his excavator Tuesday after an overhead crane fell off its tracks and landed on the cab.

Hannay Reels-Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Announces Product Release

Sat, Jan 24, 2015

Firefighters and rescue squads demand fire rescue equipment that can deliver top performance under extreme conditions day after day. Hannay Reels designs and constructs hose reels and cable reels that are durable, dependable, and outperform every other brand. Our reels help cut attack time and increase safety, which makes a big difference in an industry where the lives of your crew – and community – are on the line.

Skedco Introduces Patient Simulator

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Skedco is introducing a new (patent pending) patient simulators that will solve many of the problems rescue trainers encounter with mannequins.

Worker Trapped After Collapse at Pennsylvania Industrial Site

Thu, Jan 8, 2015

A worker is presumed dead after a silo collapsed at an industrial site in Bristol Township, Pennsylvania.

All Passengers Off Adriatic Ferry

Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Ten people have now been confirmed dead after a ferry caught fire in the Adriatic Sea on Sunday, the Italian coast guard said on Twitter.

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.

(fireengineering.com)

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.

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