Mike Giroux looks at what he believes is the most important step in beginning any confined space rescue to ensure survival of the victim.
Hackensack (NJ) firefighters rescued a worker who had been injured at a construction site in the city. Photos and video by Tony Greco.
Indy firefighters rescued a six-year old red miniature pinscher that had crawled into a gopher hole and got stuck underground.
Indianapolis (IN) firefighters rescued a man who had fallen in the Indianapolis Zoo overnight.
Ross Chapman examines the basics and keys of what all fire companies—especially the first-arriving company—should know when confronted with rescues in confined spaces.
Firefighters in northern Germany have rescued a young owl trapped in a 40-meter (130-foot) well shaft.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Dragonetti and company review another method for accessing passengers trapped in an elevator.
Virginia firefighters participated in a spectacular rescue this morning after a tractor-trailer was left dangling from a bridge high above the water.
Michael Giroux explains the conditions under which a high-angle rope pickoff should be considered and, if warranted, how to prepare the rescuer and the victim so that they would be protected in the worst-case scenario.
Mike Giroux takes a look at what firefighters need to know about suspended scaffolding systems, more commonly called a swing stage scaffolds.