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Firefighters climbed through the elevator's emergency hatch to reach the woman, who was transported to a hospital in critical condition ...
Firefighters put the man in a rescue basket, then brought him up from the floating roof to the roof of the tank ...
Firefighters and EMTs pried open the elevator doors in the sub-basement to reach her and hoist her up in a basket ...
The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — A firefighter was briefly trapped in the smoky basement of a burning home in north Portland. KPTV reports the firefighter was unable to ...
These shoring devices and techniques will make rescuers safer and more effective. ...
A successful rescue ends with no injured firefighters and no further injury to the victim; a key step in this is stabilizing the hazards. ...
SHROPSHIRE, England — A group of firefighters were called to rescue a cow after getting its head stuck in a tree Monday afternoon. Metro reported that the firefighters used ...
When other risk factors are added, such as a structure or natural hazard, vehicle extrication becomes more complicated; here's how to handle those situations. ...
We asked readers to throw off the constraints of money and physics and tell us what improvements they want to see in extrication tools. We asked them to dream of a day they ...
In early November of 2012, FireRescue1 conducted a survey on Rescue Equipment use and trends in the industry. We have posted the results to the survey below. They represent a poll ...
Train all of your personnel to count units of tension and understand mechanical-advantage physics. ...
Before one window is shattered, it is important to know the types of glass firefighters will encounter and the additional forces that can be present at a motor vehicle accident. ...
It's been a good year for new products in the fire service. From rescue tools to speaker microphones, and LED lights to command boards, there's been a number of highlights ...
From 'Lego bricks on steroids' to new chocks, these devices can help responders during extrication evolutions. ...
By Scott Wyland The Las Vegas Review-JournalLAS VEGAS — Clark County firefighters have broadcast their second message criticizing plans to disband heavy rescue and hazardous ...
By Ron Shaw Extrication.com Also read 'Considerations for Purchasing Heavy Rescue Tools' Whenever you compare rescue tools, it is important to do so under the same conditions, ...
By Ron Shaw Extrication.com Also read 'How to Evaluate Heavy Rescue Tool Systems' Photo Tod Parker/PhotoTac.com Indianapolis firefighters work at the scene of a car collision in ...
By John Shultz The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City Fire Department is rolling out hulking $600,000 heavy rescue trucks, all bought by the quarter-cent sales tax ...
By Jeremiah Marquez The Associated Press YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. Firefighters are bringing heavier airpower to bear in their battle against wildfires in the West this season, ...