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.
Trey Young relates how the death of a captain revealed gaps in the department’s rapid intervention team (RIT) preparation. The death moved his department to create a new RIT model.
Members of the Sons of the Flag discuss the group’s work assisting burn survivors.
This drill pays tribute to three fallen Wilmington (DE) firefighters and requires crews to train on RIT SCBA deployment.
In this firefighter training video, Josh Burchick of Traditions Training reviews cable cutters and modifications to the tool that can help firefighters overcome entanglement scenarios.
Jeremy Rifflard identifies ways to locate anchors when firefighters are trapped inside a structure and must bail out.
How well do you know the buildings in your response area? In this month's Mayday Monday, Tony Carroll reviews the line-of-duty death of Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Matt LeTourneau and lessons learned.
Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and Joe Pronesti speak to Don Abbott of Project MAYDAY about his June 2020 article in Fire Engineering on his most recent data and the story behind the creation of the Web site.
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.
If you are put in the position of having to make a hasty escape from the fireground, will you be ready? Review this skill/drill from Tony Carroll.