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

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  1. Down Firefighter Drags

    Video

    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
  2. Off-Duty Florida Firefighter Rescues Man from Submerged Car

    Online Articles

    Sun, 3 Aug 2014

    Volusia County firefighter Lt. Jeremiah Greathouse was on vacation in St. Augustine with his family, about to do some back-to-school shopping for his

  3. Firefighter Marriage: Breathing Room for the Firefighter Family, Part 3

    Blogs

    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    well-being and ability to serve, yet firefighter families are going over the edge. In ..... series, I’ve looked at ways for the firefighter to leave some breathing room in his marriage. Now, I will address ways for the firefighter spouse to do so as well. Having been

  4. Firefighter Rescue: Washington Firefighter Saves Own Family from Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Jul 2014

    A Snohomish County (WA) firefighter saved his family from a fire at their house Tuesday. KIRO reported (http://bit.ly/1l85m4p) that Renee Mansfield says

  5. Firefighter Rescues: Providence (RI) Firefighter Reflects on Rescue, Award Nod

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 May 2014

    In a new video, Providence (RI) Firefighter Jermaine Woods reflects on a rescue ..... Providence Fire Department," said Firefighter Woods in a city-issued report last ..... Pawtucket (RI) House Fire More Firefighter Rescues

  6. Firefighter Rescue: Firefighters Rescue Man from Burning Truck in Pennsylvania

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    A firefighter rescued a driver who was trapped at a tanker fire Monday night near ..... http://bit.ly/1kxW19c) details how Ryan Sekerski, a volunteer firefighter for 29 years, was returning from work when he got the call about a

  7. Firefighter Fatality: New Jersey Firefighter Dies After Call

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    Byram Township (NJ) Firefighter Richard Choate, 68, died of cardiac arrest, according to a firefighter fatality report from the United States ..... to an activated fire alarm incident. Firefighter Choate responded and drove the tanker

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Join FCSN's Latest Firefighter Cancer Prevention Initiative

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    Cancer is a growing threat to every firefighter . Awareness is growing... but we need to do more to prevent firefighter cancer. A small change can make ..... difference. Start right now with the Firefighter Cancer Support Network's national