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Most suspended, confined-space rescue victims are working in some capacity and are using a fall-arrest system; here's how to treat and reach those victims. ...
A well-trained firefighter is a safe one, but when a large-scale incident hits home factors like mental health support play a key role ...
Keeping fire and EMS personnel safe in low-probability, high-risk situations like those involving active shooters takes preparation — and a lot of it; here's what the experts say ...
The value of job experience and formal education are well-known, but does one hold more sway, and how does it factor in firefighter safety? ...
Oscar "Sox" Lee, 92, taught crews fire science and firefighting tactics; he spent 50 years as a firefighter ...
New Haven Register NEW HAVEN, Conn. — First day on the job, 10 minutes into the shift, Jack Erickson delivered big. The 28-year-old probationary firefighter, who graduated on ...
Several fire departments monitor carbon monoxide after fires to know when it is safe for everyone to remove their SCBAs. Some departments wait until there isn't smoke to sound ...
It's going to be awhile before the department deploys the nozzles in the rigs, but it will probably happen sometime next year ...
A report found that only 11 of 36 recommendations made in 2007 were carried out, including a call to cross train firefighters and paramedics ...
Laziness, arrogance and apathy are often masks for incompetence; not identifying and fixing the root cause can jeopardize firefighter safety. ...
Civilians don't understand that water delivery takes time; firefighters must train on that process so as not to create additional delay. ...
The former volunteer firefighter responded to a call for help; he began CPR on an unresponsive man and revived him before EMS arrived ...
For the company officer, having a dash cam in the rig can provide proof of wrong doing, serve as a training tool and change driver behavior. ...
San Jose Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO — There was no waiting for the baby boy that firefighter and paramedic Jesse Lange delivered Monday morning. Just before 4 a.m., Lange, a ...
He performed CPR until paramedics arrived; the umpire is in stable condition ...
Reliving your first fire in vivid detail may save the life of a firefighter under your command. ...
The firefighter on the phone was racing to an emergency call; his partner helps him avoid a crash at nearly 60 mph ...
The Hartford Courant MANCHESTER, Conn. — A former deputy fire chief did not receive firefighter certification from the state training academy, and no one has come forward to ...
Because of their generosity, 33 firefighters were able to work on buses of varying lengths and capacities ...
The data on how often firefighters divorce may surprise you, and it offers three interesting take-away points. ...