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  1. Firefighter Fatalities: Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen North Carolina Firefighter

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    arrangements have been set for a North Carolina firefighter who was killed in an fire apparatus ..... week. Bob Bartosz shared photos of firefighter around the Justice (NC) Fire Department ..... Station getting ready for the funeral. Firefighter John Derek Gupton of the Justice Rural

  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 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

  4. Firefighting News: Dallas Fire Chief Address Report in Firefighter Death

    Online Articles

    Sat, 20 Sep 2014

    Sixteen months after Dallas firefighter Stan Wilson died when a burning building collapsed on him, the Dallas Fire and Rescue Department addressed a recently released

  5. 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

  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: One North Carolina Firefighter Killed and Another Injured After Fire Apparatus Overturns

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    A firefighter was killed and another was injured Tuesday afternoon after the fire truck they were in overturned in Franklin County (NC), reports

  8. Window Lifts for Firefighter Rescue

    Video

    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
  9. Firefighter Marriage: Breathing Room for the Firefighter Family, Part 2

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    to strike. That’s life. For the firefighter who lives in a high-octane world going ..... with him. That’s why we must as firefighter families look at ways to back away ..... look at a few more. 3 Ways for the firefighter to Back Away from the Edge: #2

  10. 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