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The after-action report information from the Boise hangar collapse focuses on rescues, triage and scene safety
A San Francisco Rescue 2 firefighter was lowered by CHP helicopter to rescue the boy
San Bernardino County firefighters, along with USAR and technical rescue teams, saved a woman trapped in a septic tank
Paramedics faced a complex rescue on a popular trail near Cajon Pass
Firefighters describe their actions 30 years ago during the earthquake that claimed 72 lives
Escambia County firefighters rescued a person who had been inside a dumpster and then dumped into a garbage truck
Technical rescue work in Durham rescued an unconscious person approximately 80 feet above the ground
Crews from three departments rescued two workers in a trench collapse in Princeton
Rope rescue work in Clark County by several departments saved a homeless woman who had fallen 30 feet
Westborough firefighters used air bags, cribbing to recover the worker from underneath the 53-foot-long trailer
Teens heard the man, trapped for days in a crevice, screaming for help
Matthew Reum was pinned in the wreckage, underneath the I-94 bridge, since Dec. 20
Technical rescue in Pauling County lasted five hours as firefighters saved a worker buried up to his chest
Firefighters scoured the debris using buckets, power tools and heavy equipment to ensure no one was trapped
First responders went beyond the call of duty, pulling animals from sinkholes, frozen ponds and bear dens