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  1. Santa Cruz Firefighter -Paramedics Trained in Tactical Response

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    Sun, 19 Oct 2014

    crime scene where there are casualties, firefighter -paramedics long have had to wait on ..... there is an elite group of Santa Cruz firefighter -paramedics trained in law enforcement ..... ambushed them, a tactically trained firefighter -paramedic team would have been able

  2. Firefighter Fatality: New York Firefighter Found Dead Following Call

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    A Long Island firefighter was found dead after responding to a call the night ..... before. According to the U.S. Fire Administration firefighter fatality report, East Islip (NY) Firefighter Allen Westby, 67, responded to alarm on the evening

  1. Firefighter Death: Miami (FL) Firefighter Found Dead

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    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    unidentified city of Miami (FL) Fire Rescue firefighter was found dead off the Rickenbacker ..... according to a news report. The firefighter was scheduled to work Wednesday and ..... Kills One and Destroys Home and Church Firefighter Health: Report: Numerous Miami -Dade

  2. Firefighter Fatality: Fallen North Carolina Firefighter Laid to Rest

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    Story and photos by Bob Bartosz Funeral service for Firefighter John Derek Gupton of the Justice (NC) Volunteer Fire ..... Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen North Carolina Firefighter Gupton was only 24 but he gave his time and dedication

  3. Firefighter Near-Miss: RIT Rescues Firefighter in West Hollywood (CA) Fire

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    A firefighter was rescued by the rapid intervention team after getting into trouble on the fireground during ..... CALL MAYDAY FOR RIT TO WORK: WILL YOU? Mayday : Are You Prepared If It Happens To You? More Firefighter Near-Misses

  4. Firefighting News: Florida Firefighter Helps Four Escape Structure Fire

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    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    A firefighter on his way to work helped rescue four people from a house fire Saturday ..... According to WTSP (http://on.wtsp.com/XbSfJG), Clint Walker, a firefighter in Hillsborough County, was heading to work when he spotted smoke

  5. Down Firefighter Drags


    Tue, 2 Sep 2014

    systems based approach to moving the down firefighter in a risk situation is important as ..... narrow profile drag. To move the downed firefighter to a point of egress. As the officer ..... to the point of egress. The search firefighter then takes control of the movement of

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    the Fishers Fire Department. A systems based approach to moving the down firefighter in a risk situation is important as it allows us as a writ team to be efficient and save energy. Once we have located and addressed the down fire fighter. We have to move them to a point of egress. This video will show you both the two shoulder drag and the narrow profile drag. To move the downed firefighter to a point of egress. As the officer, it is my job to lead my RIT team to the point of egress. The search firefighter then takes control of the movement of the downed firefighter , and the air nav position becomes his subordinate. We're gonna start with the two shoulder drag method for moving the downed firefighter . This method is great for wide open spaces, as it allows us to be very fast and efficient. We start the move by addressing the firefighter's shoulder straps. The search firefighter in the air nab position have to loosen the shoulder strap, tighten it. And then hand the excess back to their drag
    that the airnav position gets in-between the legs, he straddles the downed firefighter's low side leg, and he gets in an aggressive stance, so that he drives on the pelvis, and doesn't drive the leg
    Ready? Ready. Go. We've reviewed today assistance-based approach, or moving the downed firefighter utilizing the two-shoulder drag, the narrow-profile. And the execution terminology to make these moves happen. Thank you for watching Fire Engineering's Training
  6. Firefighting News: San Jose (CA) Firefighter Injured in 3-Alarm Fire

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    A San Jose (CA) firefighter was injured in a three-alarm fire Wednesday at an apartment building. The condition of the injured firefighter was not available, according to the local news. Power lines were down for some reason at the scene

  7. Firefighter Fatality: Funeral Details for Firefighter Who Died From Ice Bucket Challenge Injuries

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    Funeral details have been released for the central Kentucky firefighter who died as a result of injuries he sustained during the filming of an " Ice Bucket Challenge " video last month. Campbellsville

  8. Firefighter in D.C. Patient Death Case Heads Back to Academy

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    The probationary firefighter who was initially blamed when an elderly man died after being denied ..... undergo remedial training, reports The Washington Post. D.C. Firefighter Tells Investigators He Tried to Get Help for Dying Man Remy Jones