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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 wat...

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 a...

Firefighter Recounts Des Moines River Rescue

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

Before You Get in the Water

Swift water rescue is one of the most challenging and physically demanding operations rescue personnel can face, writ...

Fence Strainer Rescue Training

Chad Greathouse-Common in horse country and cattle farms, fence strainers are designed to allow water to flow through...

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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.

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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 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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