Posts tagged with "Rescue"
5 Ala. firefighters burned, injured during rescues in fatal fireMontgomery Captain Donald L. Crenshaw, Jr. suffered second- and third-degree burns across 20% of his body as firefighters attempted to rescue three civilians
Mass. firefighters rescue 3 occupants, including wheelchair-bound woman, from house fireNew Bedford Lt. Steven Torres reportedly used his body to shield the woman from flames as he carried her down the stairs
‘It’s time to embrace a new culture – a culture of search and rescue’Have we gotten so consumed by firefighter-centric safety culture that we lost focus on the civilians under our watch?
4 important considerations for victims of collapsed structuresRescuers need to anticipate specific medical problems and patient needs as they prepare to encounter patients in a collapsed structure or debris pile
Don’t ditch your helmet for rescue missions – just find the right oneYour structural firefighting helmet is basically your best friend on the fireground. But here’s why you should look at a sleeker model for certain situations.
Station boots: What firefighters should know before purchaseBefore you buy your next pair of station boots, understand the standards and different features – your feet will thank you
Training day: Firefighter training exercises for the ice rescue noviceSuit up your crew in turnout gear, PPE and flotation devices, using rope rescue equipment for these three ice rescue training drills
8 keys to good firefighter extrication glovesWhether or not the gloves are NFPA certified, use this checklist to guide your next extrication glove purchase
FDIC 2019 Quick Take: 10 policies your fire department needsFire department policies go beyond liability to increase firefighter safety and reduce the risk for preventable injuries and line of duty deaths
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