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Training Minutes: Rescuing a Firefighter Who Has Fallen Through the Floor

Firefighters rescue a colleague who has fallen through the floor

In this Training Minutes video, Paul DeBartolomeo and company demonstrate a method for rescuing a down firefighter who has fallen through the floor. They review how to use a rope to create a 4:1 lifting system to bring the down firefighter up through a hole.

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