In service ceremony included swearing in of a special new honorary firefighter.
Struts can take up a large amount of compartment space on a truck. For that reason, some struts are stored in trucks not assembled and unready...
Let the tool do the work is something many have heard of the years. One mistake that is made during cutting operations with hydraulic tools is...
A list of resources for first responders and rescue personnel for school bus rescues and incidents.
Ratchet Straps Tips Ratchet straps should be inspected after every use. Inspect the strap for irregularities in shape or weave, cuts or frays, excessive wear, and...
Rivers are incredibly dynamic environments with an unlimited supply of hazards that can change a seemingly uneventful rescue sequence into a nightmare.
One can get easily overwhelmed by the technicality of rope rescue or can simply avoid some of the more in depth engineering principles.
How do you get your fire department going in the discipline of tech rescue?
At every heavy rescue and extrication program, we are taught to remove glass as needed and in as controlled a manner as practical and possible.
There are many reasons a victim is trapped at mid height: gear malfunctions or failures, injuries resulting from falling debris, medical emergencies, etc.
What is your approach and thought process when you come across a technical rescue or any type of rescue for that matter?
Structural collapse operations are a high risk/low frequency event that can kill firefighters when not practiced properly.