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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Hoseline for Firefighter Removal

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    Mon, 28 Jan 2013

    going to talk about removing a downed firefighter that's falling through a floor into ..... hands might be utilized to save a down firefighter . Okay, what we're doing here is ..... going to start to send it down to the firefighter that's awaiting in the floor below

    Firefighter found at 0:30, 1:36, 2:23

    I'm Joe Alvarez, today we're going to talk about removing a downed firefighter that's falling through a floor into a lower level. A lot of times people seem to forget that a simple thing as a hose line that's in their hands might be utilized to save a down firefighter . Okay, what we're doing here is we're going to take a charged hose line. We're going to make a bow in that. We're going to start to send it down to the firefighter that's awaiting in the floor below. Once we've done that, the firefighter down below is gonna lock his arms this hose line, and the company up here is gonna extract them out of the
    off of this hose. I'm gonna be making the calls for the firefighter who's in charge today. The only reason why is cuz they're wearing an air mask and you're not gonna hear that on
    Okay what we just saw was the company here removing a downed firefighter that was trapped in a floor below. Guys, this isn't Hollywood. Things don't always look pretty when we're at a structure fire and a brother or sister firefighter has been trapped. This is what you're going to see on a fire ground. We're not trying to cut an edit things
  4. Firefighter Fatality: Houston Firefighter Dies After Two-Alarm House Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jul 2014

    A Houston firefighter has died after battling a two-alarm house fire in Kingwood, reports ..... burning home and went into defensive mode. HFD received a call as “ firefighter down in the backyard,” according to HFD spokesperson Jay Evans

  5. Firefighter Fitness and Conditioning: Impacts on Fireground Decision Making

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    clinical findings that provide insights into the physical effects on firefighter cognition that could support training, policy, and improved safety features that may decrease firefighter injuries and deaths. It explores what has come to be commonly

  6. Removing a Down Firefighter Using a Hoseline

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    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    rescue of an unconscious, and conscious firefighter with the hose. And an unconscious, and conscious firefighter with rope. As we learned in past training ..... line. In this instance, the downed firefighter is unconscious so a rescuer needs

    Firefighter found at 0:30, 1:25, 3:17

    we're gonna be performing a sub-floor rescue of an unconscious, and conscious firefighter with the hose. And an unconscious, and conscious firefighter with rope. As we learned in past training minutes the ability to take doors off hinges. Today we're gonna utilize those doors to go around the hole, to disburse the weight of our rescuers over a possibly degregated floor assembly. Let's watch the firefighters achieve the rescue via the hose line. In this instance, the downed firefighter is unconscious so a rescuer needs. Needs to be lowered into the hole. Utilizing minimal equipment, a bite is created in the
    beneficial to place the hose around the armpit level of the unconscious firefighter to allow the most slimmest fit through the hole. Also securing the hose above the air pack will eliminate an unwanted space
    rescue of our victim, and our rescuer. In this instance, the down firefighter is unconscious, so a rescuer needs to be lowered down into the hole as well. The rescuer is lowered into the hole
  7. Firefighting News: Death of Arcadia Firefighter Ruled Accidental

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    Tue, 1 Jul 2014

    County Coroner ruled that an Arcadia firefighter ’s death was accidental, reports CBS Los Angeles. Missing Arcadia Firefighter Michael Herdman Found Dead A two ..... had been backpacking with fellow firefighter , Taylor Byars, in the rugged

  8. Former Cleveland Firefighter Sentenced for Stealing Hazmat Equipment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    A former Cleveland firefighter was placed on probation Monday for stealing hazardous material ..... County Common Pleas Judge David Matia that his dream job of being a firefighter was taken from him by his own bad choices. He resigned from the

  9. Fire Apparatus: Firefighter Killed in Louisiana Fire Truck Crash

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2014

    A Louisiana firefighter was killed in a fire truck crash Monday night. A report said he was not wearing ..... bit.ly/1qOcMyn . June Roundtable: Seat Belt Policy Seat Belt Policies Firefighter Seat Belt Use Studied in Oklahoma

  10. Hamilton (OH) Firefighter Rescued After Mayday Call

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    Fri, 4 Jul 2014

    A Hamilton firefighter made a "mayday" call and had to be rescued Thursday night while ..... on the city's west side, Deputy Fire Chief Troy Pugh said. A firefighter was pulled out and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of