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Reality Training: Ladder rescue

You have a firefighter trapped on a balcony, second floor, 30 to 35 feet up, smoke and heat rolling over his head. You’re the only engine company on scene. What are you going to do?

Major responses, award and honors, conflicts overseas, devastating wildfires and e-Bike blazes made headlines
Fire Department Superintendent Roman Nelson said firefighters lack the basics for fighting recent swamp fires, wildfires
The FDNY chief of safety – and Better Every Shift’s first guest – returns a year later to talk leadership, safety and training
We want firefighters who are willing to take risks, even if that means the occasional fail