Indianapolis (IN) firefighters rescued a man who had fallen in the Indianapolis Zoo overnight.
A helicopter pilot carried out several daring rescues involving people injured in climbing accidents over the weekend just hours before he attended the funeral for his son, who died in a firefighting helicopter crash in Oregon last month.
Charlotte firefighters performed a high angle rescue for an injured worker at a construction site.
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.
In this Training Minutes video on technical rescue, David Rhodes, Scott Brantley, and company discuss using an aerial ladder to construct a simple system for lowering a victim to the ground.