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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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Vehicle Extrication: Damage Control Extrication: An Approach to Critical Trauma Patients

The fire service is rapidly innovating and adjusting its fire attack methods to respond to 21st-century fires.

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Book Celebrates 100 Years of FDNY Rescue 1 Company

On March 8, 2015, FDNY SOC will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Rescue 1 Company as the first Rescue Company in the United States. See phot...

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...

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Book Celebrates 100 Years of FDNY Rescue 1 Company

On March 8, 2015, FDNY SOC will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Rescue 1 Company as the first Rescue Company in the United States. See phot...

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.

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

Hazmat: Initial Actions and Chemical Assessment

How do you translate stats on how the hazardous material will behave into strategy and tactics? Kristina Kreutzer

Community Hazards and Vulnerabilities and the Fire Service

Each fire department should complete a hazard and vulnerability analysis with its emergency management authority and law enforcement partners using...

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Hazmat: Initial Actions and Chemical Assessment

March 31, 2015 How do you translate stats on how the hazardous material will behave into strategy and tactics? Kristina Kreutzer

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