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Switlik Parachute Company Works with New Jersey Police on Ice Rescue Training

The Brick Township (NJ) Police Marine Unit recently trained on ice and cold water rescue scenarios using U-Zip-It sui...

Firefighters Rescue Two from Car Hanging off California Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San...

Boston Firefighter Saves Dog from Icy Harbor

A Boston firefighter braved frigid cold to rescue a dog who fell through Boston Harbor's ice into the freezing cold w...

IL Woman Dies After Falling in Chicago River

A woman who rescue crews pulled the frigid water of the Chicago River early Tuesday in the Loop has died.

Online Awareness Flood and Swiftwater Rescue Certification Course

Rescue3, in the Swiftwater and Flood training industry, has developed a course in Online Awareness Flood and Swi...

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Maryland Boy Rescued After Fingers Caught in Escalator

Prince George (MD) first responders spent more than two hours trying to free a child's fingers from an escalator at Iverson Mall

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First Responders Remember 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing

Fifteen years ago, Timothy McVeigh parked a Ryder truck full of explosives next to the federal building in Oklahoma City and detonated it. One hund...

Boston Firefighters Running For Fallen Colleagues and Bombing Victims

There are overpowering narratives all over Boston these days, a year after a hateful act of homemade terrorism shattered the soul of one of the gre...

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NJ Firefighters Help Rescue Man Trapped in 24-Inch Pipe

Firefighters and other emergency workers rescued a man who was trapped in a 24-inch outflow pipe at a United Water facility in Manalapan, New Jersey.

Grain Bin Rescue

A hired hand returns from running an errand in town to find the farmer's dog standing at the bottom of a grain bin ladder.

Water & Ice Rescue

Switlik Parachute Company Works with New Jersey Police on Ice Rescue Training

The Brick Township (NJ) Police Marine Unit recently trained on ice and cold water rescue scenarios using U-Zip-It suits donated by the Switlik Para...

Firefighters Rescue Two from Car Hanging off California Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night.

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IAFC Member Offers NTSB Ideas to Plan for the Safe Rail Transport of Crude Oil and Ethanol

Assistant Chief Rick Edinger, vice chair of the IAFC's Hazardous Materials Committee, today testified at the National Transportation Safety Board f...

CSB Releases Preliminary Findings in West (TX) Explosion

The CSB released preliminary findings into the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer explosion and fire in West, Texas, which resulted in at least 14 fat...

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IAFC Member Offers NTSB Ideas to Plan for the Safe Rail Transport of Crude Oil and Ethanol

April 23, 2014 Assistant Chief Rick Edinger, vice chair of the IAFC's Hazardous Materials Committee, today testified at the National...

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