Firefighting

Fairfax County (VA) Fire and Rescue Department Lieutenant Bill Schnaekel takes a look at ways to improve your chances of making a save through better laddering following the death of a child in a Pennsylvania house fire.
Drills

Samuel Hittle offers this new drill which hopes to prevent you from grabbing the wrong section of the ladder when removing it from the truck.
Technical Rescue

What do you do when, as an engine company, you arrive on scene where a patient is pinned by a vehicle and you have no rescue tools? In this Training Minutes video, Paul DeBartolomeo and company demonstrate a rapid, "down and dirty" method for using basic equipment found on an apparatus to lift a car and remove a pinned patient.