About UslAdvertisinglMagazinelNewsletterlContact Usl Instagram

Water and Ice Rescue

Technical Rescue Video

Water & Ice Rescue Articles

Firefighters Injured in Chicago River Rescue

Chicago firefighters responded Saturday to an incident in which a 19-year-old woman reportedly jumped into the Chicag...

Managing Your Strengths

Learn how to put your best organizational effort, innovation, and creativity into your collective strengths and manag...

Claremore (OK) Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

A Claremore firefighter's body was recovered early Sunday after he was swept away while performing a water rescue, re...

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...

Photo Gallery


Fire officials conduct training at a mass-casualty incident evolution.

Download our free major incident response supplement, which among other things contains a profile of FDNY's SOC Support Ladder companies.


Survival and Rescue TV

Top firefighting news clips gathered from local news affiliates around the country.


New Basic Vehicle Extrication Program Available

Basic Vehicle Extrication is a perfect introductory program for the firefighter needing a grounding in the concepts and techniques of extrication.


Department of Homeland Security Releases Report For First Responders

First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents is now available through the Depar...

Multi-Threat Shield Doubles as a Potentially Life-Saving Shield

MTS™Multi-Threat Shieldprotects from various guns, knives, and other weapon attacks.

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Training Minutes: Locating a Victim in a Concrete Collapse Scenario

David Rhodes returns with another technical rescue Training Minutes video from the the Guardian Centers in Georgia.

Technical Rescue: Only One Way to Do Things?

Mike Donahue urges rescuers to learn several ways to effectively perform the same skill and keep an open mind when it comes to to new ways of doing...

Urban Search & Rescue

Report: Pacific Northwest Unprepared for Massive Earthquake

A report in the most recent issue of The New Yorker magazine examined the disturbing science behind a potential catastrophic earthquake in the Casc...
CMC Rescue's Cobra-­D Uniform Rappel Belt

CMC Rescue Offers New Design of the Only Certified Uniform Rappel Belt Available

Standard uniform wear for firefighters, search and rescue, and SWAT personnel, CMC Rescue’s Cobra‐D Uniform Rappel Belt is the only NFPA‐certified ...


At the Intersection of EMS and Hospice Care

Hospice care is one of the few aspects of modern medicine that is newer than emergency medical services (EMS). The first hospice was founded in 196...

Harris County Public Information Officer Re-Appointed to FCC Committee

Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Public Information Officer, Francisco Sánchez, Jr. has been re-appoint...

Top News


September 2, 2015

Fire Engineering

August 2015
Volume 168, Issue 8

Buyers Guide

Featured Companies

More Buyer's Guide >