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.
Fire photographer Tim Olk shared some photos of firefighters responding to the scene of a grain bin incident that took the life of one person last week.
Indianapolis (IN) firefighters responded yesterday to the scene of a fatal trench collapse in the community of Bargersville.
Jeremy Rifflard and William White offer readers their department’s experiences with these easy-to-make, low-cost structural support devices.
Fire photographer Tim Olk captured some dramatic photos of Chicago firefighters rescuing a tree trimmer who had become trapped in a tree about 75 feet above the ground.
Indianapolis firefighters responded last week alongside multiple other agencies to a challenging confined space rescue call.
CMC, the California-based rescue and work -at-height company dedicated to helping save lives and keeping people safe, today announced its 2019 CMC School schedule of courses for rescue professional training.
At approximately 1452 hours on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Warren (MI) Fire Department Quint 1 and Squad 1 were dispatched to a reported person trapped in a trench. See photos from the scene by Dennis Walus.
Eric Grootendorst explains the benefits of maximizing the skills of your department’s technical rescue team.