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  1. Technical Rescue : Gates (NY) Firefighters Perform High -Angle Rescue

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    Tue, 5 Nov 2013

    problem that required removal from the two-story structure. The rescue came on a day with both of the district's quints out of service, requiring a high - angle rope operation be deployed. For more shots from the incident, CLICK HERE .

  2. Hazardous Materials: Cold Weather Doesn't Stop FL Firefighters from Hazmat Training

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    Tue, 14 Jan 2014

    cross-trained in high - angle rope rescue, confined ..... Engineering . For more on hazmat incidents, consider ..... Evacuation Procedures , Hazmat Survival Tips ..... Contractors , and Hazmat Survival Tips: Terrorism , Sabotage, and ..... Trench Rescue , and USAR Task Force Logistics

  1. Technical Rescue : Traveling A Little More Outside The Box

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2013

    to travel. Working in confined spaces , there's always the ..... you do when it comes to technical rescue skills, such as why a ..... Common-Sense Approach to Technical Rescue Rigging for Horizontal ..... and Plan Development at a Technical Rescue Operation Rigging Outside

  2. USAR Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunamis, Part 2

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Nov 2011

    and worked. The USAR teams are equipped to ..... in which the three USAR teams operated. The hazmat specialists were constantly ..... move or demobilize the USAR teams if something ..... the textbook series Technical Rescue Operations ; the Rescue

  3. Technical Rescue : Trapped Firefighter Rescued from Colorado Flooding; At Least Three Dead

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    Thu, 12 Sep 2013

    Reports indicate at least three people have been killed in flash flooding in Colorado. Torrential rains are damaging buildings and stranding cars over a wide area of the state.

  4. Technical Rescue and Natural Disasters : Photos Show Tornado Damage Cleanup on Southern Miss Campus

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    Tue, 12 Feb 2013

    Cleanup is proceeding in earnest at The University of Southern Mississippi where an EF-4 tornado struck the Hattiesburg campus on Sunday.

  5. Technical Rescue and Natural Disasters : After the Storm: Firefighter Awareness and Extreme Weather Events

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    Fri, 1 Feb 2013

    Civilians may feel the danger has passed once an extreme weather event is over, but for first responders, the danger is just beginning. Paul Henderson offers a reminders of some of the hazards you may encounter in the wake of a natural disaster.

  6. The Downwind Walk: A USAR Paramedic's Experiences on September 11, 2001

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jul 2012

    rescue companies, the hazmat truck, and all Special ..... injuries." (2) A USAR medical specialist from ..... next "big one" will be terrorism , an earthquake, or ..... increasing lethality of terrorism is good reason alone ..... EMS and a former FEMA USAR NY-TF1 medical specialist

  7. Technical Rescue : CO Firefighters Rescue Bear from Tree

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    Tue, 21 May 2013

    Colorado Springs (CO) firefighters used a ladder truck to remove a bear from a tree after it had been tranquilized on Sunday.

  8. Technical Rescue : Stairway to Heaven: Bonus Features on TX Tower Rescue

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    Raul Angulo provides some background on a spectacular tower rescue in Burleson, Texas, including audio from the incident and other photos from the rescue effort.