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  1. New Jersey Firefighter Injured in Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    A Bayonne firefighter was injured and three people were ..... Rogers. While battling the fire, one firefighter fell down a smoke-filled interior ..... and leg, according to Rogers. The firefighter was treated at Bayonne Medical Center

  2. Firefighter Injured in OR Residential Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    residential fire in North Portland early Wednesday that left one firefighter injured. A resident woke up at the home, located at 2210 ..... for smoke inhalation but were not taken to a hospital. One firefighter suffered a minor leg injury and was transported to Legacy

  3. Fire News: Firefighter Injured in Houston Apartment Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

    A firefighter was taken to the hospital Monday morning after fighting a fire in northwest ..... evacuated from the building, which was damaged by fire and smoke. One firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for minor injuries, officials said

  4. Firefighting News: Washington D.C. Rookie Firefighter Saves Grandmother's Life

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    A 19-year-old D.C. firefighter rookie is being credited with saving an elderly woman's life ..... C. Fire Department. Just eight months into his career as a firefighter , Johnson was called to a large fire early Sunday morning on

  5. Former NH Firefighter Sentenced for Arson

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    From www.wmur.com: Laconia (NH) — A former Newmarket firefighter has pleaded guilty to two charges of arson following a fire at his New Hampshire home and has been sentenced to five to 10 years in

  6. Window Lifts for Firefighter Rescue

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    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    window and sash if not done already. Our firefighter will be placed with their feet positioned ..... base of the sill. The position of the firefighter on the ladder is that their shoulder ..... difficult to remove it once the load of the firefighter is on it. The air pack will now be

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    we will remove the window and sash if not done already. Our firefighter will be placed with their feet positioned at the base of the sill. The position of the firefighter on the ladder is that their shoulder should be level with the sill, or slightly below. And they will be utilizing an alternative leg lock. If the traditional leg lock is used, then it will be extremely difficult to remove it once the load of the firefighter is on it. The air pack will now be removed from the downed firefighter via the roll method. With the door shut and window taken, the products of combustion should be minimal at ground level. In this instance we will demonstrate a three person lift. The firefighter gets lifted to the sill, and the legs are positioned on the shoulders of the firefighter on the left. As his arms straighten out, the injured firefighter drops into the nicely created forward space. Then the firefighter is brought to the ground. [MUSIC] We again start with shutting the door to the room that you're in to provide a
    leg lock. Now the rescuers will lift first, and then flip the firefighter out of the window. The ladder carry is across the arms, with the head slightly elevated. [MUSIC] The next lift is done
    carry is different. The legs now go on either side of the firefighter's knees. [MUSIC] And he gets brought down the ladder. [MUSIC] [UNKNOWN] communicate to all involved. The position of the firefighter exiting the window usually dictates what ladder carry is to be done. This also works phenomenal on civilians as well. The next
  7. MS Town to Unveil Monument for Fallen Firefighter

    Online Articles

    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    From www.clarionledger.com: Okolona (MS) – An Okolona firefighter who died in the line of duty more than 30 years ago will be honored for his sacrifice. Fire Chief Terry Tucker says Archie Carouthers

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Ontario Mills to Host Firefighter Combat Challenge

    Online Articles

    Mon, 14 Jul 2014

    California, will host for the first time the Firefighter Combat Challenge from Thursday, August ..... and stay for the weekend during the Firefighter Combat Challenge with one of Ontario Mills ..... prices." For more than 20 years, the Firefighter Combat Challenge has showcased the talents

  9. Firefighter Fatalities: Funeral Held for FDNY Lieutenant Killed in Brooklyn Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    and family of a fallen New York City firefighter to celebrate his life and legacy. The ..... Hundreds Pay Tribute to Fallen FDNY Firefighter FDNY Reveals Cause of Fire That Killed FDNY Firefighter Firefighter Dies After Fire at Brooklyn

  10. Firefighting News: Firefighter Dies After Brainard Lake Rescue

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    A firefighter who helped rescue an injured hiker in ..... Press. The Indian Peaks Fire Department firefighter was one of several people from different ..... pick up the hiker, the unidentified firefighter collapsed while descending the trail