Rescue workers and search dogs moved gingerly through a dangerously unstable New Orleans hotel Monday in a risky search for the only person still missing after the structure partially collapsed .
Jeremy Rifflard and William White offer readers their department’s experiences with these easy-to-make, low-cost structural support devices.
Fire photographer Tim Olk captured some dramatic photos of Chicago firefighters rescuing a tree trimmer who had become trapped in a tree about 75 feet above the ground.
Indianapolis firefighters responded last week alongside multiple other agencies to a challenging confined space rescue call.
CMC, the California-based rescue and work -at-height company dedicated to helping save lives and keeping people safe, today announced its 2019 CMC School schedule of courses for rescue professional training.
At approximately 1452 hours on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Warren (MI) Fire Department Quint 1 and Squad 1 were dispatched to a reported person trapped in a trench. See photos from the scene by Dennis Walus.
Eric Grootendorst explains the benefits of maximizing the skills of your department’s technical rescue team.
Scott Larsen urges fire departments to train for responding to the many specialized emergencies that can arise in the agricultural arena. He describes the conditions responders will face in two of them: a tractor rollover and grain engulfment.
At an incident scene, search dogs can more quickly and efficiently detect victims and clear an area than human rescuers can.
Jeremy Rifflard explains how these rope rescue systems make operations easier and safer. He describes how to construct hauling systems with a mechanical advantage ranging from 1:1 to 5.1.