Firefighting

Nick Ledin advises of the launch of the Fireground Rescue Survey and its aim to obtain data on the specifics of rescues made at structural fires and the details surrounding them.
Firefighter Training

Clay Magee and Brandon Lewis use this specialized search technique created for students of their Magic Truck Company Academy to teach how best to survey a fire building floor while performing essential fireground tasks.
Firefighting

VES is a quick, single-room search and rescue technique firefighters can use to search for and remove victims that can’t get out. Alex Langbell reviews some aspect of this tactic.
Firefighting

Search has always fascinated me. As a recruit, I listened to my drill officers explain a few basics. Later, as a young firefighter, I would follow as the officer and other crew members assigned search crawled into buildings. Search patterns were present but somewhat disjointed.