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  1. Firefighters Get Urban Rescue Training at Virginia Beach

    Online Articles

    Sun, 21 Oct 2012

    More than 100 students from across the country came to Virginia Beach (VA) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency program

  2. "Into the Fire" documentary now available on DVD

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Mar 2007

    Into the Fire" allows real-life firefighters to describe the daily trials and triumphs of their jobs, from daring urban rescues to deadly battles with massive forest fires. The film offers a rare glimpse inside fire station camaraderie, detailing

  1. Fire Apparatus: All-Pierce Apparatus Fleets On Duty at Wisconsin's Two Largest Fire Departments

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    000 and responds to close to 26,000 service calls each year. Among its protection services are specialized lake rescue, urban rescue , HAZMAT and EMS response teams, as well as community education and fire prevention initiatives. “We purchased our first

  2. Helicopter Saves Crane Operator from Fire in Ontario

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Dec 2013

    said David Elias, a civilian public affairs officer working for the Canadian military. "We're normally not involved in urban rescue . The number of times we would have hoisted someone off a crane like this, I imagine we could count that on one hand. Normally

  3. Technical Rescue: Probe of Deadly Spanish Subway Derailment Ordered Reopened

    Online Articles

    Fri, 14 Jun 2013

    procedures for an incident in the metro system called for the following first response: One engine with a crew of five One urban rescue truck with a crew of three One ambulance with a driver and an EMT Two command vehicles with two officers On arrival, the

  4. RCD Bulldog makes debut at Souther California Demo Day

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jul 2008

    vehicle intended to mobilize men, equipment and supplies, the Bulldog is available in several configurations including fire, urban rescue , beach rescue, SAR, and people and equipment hauler (PEH). The RCD Bulldog is a versatile tool for any department and

  5. Spanish City Suffers Two Earthquakes

    Online Articles

    Thu, 2 Jun 2011

    Within 12 hours, more than 500 professionals plus many volunteers (civil protection groups) were on scene organizing urban rescue operations, safe zone coordination, and relocation areas for the more than 20,000 displaced citizens, and inspecting damaged


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2008

    stadium of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, on May 29. The fire department displayed its special teams (hazmat, heavy urban rescue team, and dive rescue team) and equipment in the morning. Paramedics William Echevarria and Jason Oberg threw out the first pitch at the 12:05 p

  7. Sound Advice for “Everyday” Responses

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Mar 2009

    other types of responses to which you can apply this simple principle hazardous materials spills, rope and water rescue, urban rescue , and large area search, to name a few. We are already learning the principle in wildland fire classes and on every response. Now


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2003

    based mountain rescue, swiftwater and marine rescue operations, post-earthquake aerial damage assessment and rescue, and urban rescue operations. He is a search team manager for the LACoFD's FEMA USAID/OFDA Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force