In this firefighter training video, Dan DiRenzo reviews the use of the personal harness system when there are two firefighters available to help remove a down firefighter.
A DeKalb County (GA) firefighter spoke to the media about how she was injured during a structure fire last month and how other firefighters came to her rescue.
Donald Abbott updates readers on the findings of his study on Maydays and their causes and frequencies.
A veteran Manchester (NH) firefighter was hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest at the scene of a fire, according to reports.
Precision Outdoor and Indoor Navigation and Tracking for Emergency Responders (POINTER) will allow rescue teams to know the exact location of a down firefighter.
Anthony Avillo proposes a new potential assignment: a team tasked with providing assistance to the rapid intervention team.
Are you hoping that your luck will help you survive the fire service? Tony Carroll says it's better to plan when it comes to firefighter wellness.
In this Training Minutes video, Paulie Capo and company demonstrate a technique that can enable a single firefighter to remove a down colleague from a confined-space on the fireground.
No one can promise that you will never hear a Mayday again. The best prevention—and chance for survival—is training and discipline, writes Dennis Walton.
In this fire training video, Paulie Capo and company demonstrate three types of drags for rescuing the down firefighter: the Push-Pull method, Tools in the Pack, and the Feet-First drag.