Boston firefighters made multiple rescues during a two-alarm fire earlier this morning in the Beacon Hill section of the city.
On Thursday afternoon, D.C. firefighters rescued two people from an apartment fire in Southwest.
Anthony Rowett Jr. and Clay Magee discuss the lengths of the ladders most commonly used by fire departments and their functions.
In this back-to-basics piece, Mark van der Feyst reviews a method of brining a victim down a ladder during fire operations.
Shawn Donovan examines the reasons for laddering and how ladders fit into fireground priorities based on the personnel available and type of fire.
Brush up on your laddering skills before an emergency where lives are at stake occurs, writes Shawn Donovan.
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.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo and company demonstrate a method for rapidly deploying portable ladders on the roof by placing them in the tower ladder bucket.
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.
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.