Firehouse Technical Rescue Editor Bob Duemmel will share skills that engine and truck companies can employ to save lives when they are first-due at a structural collapse.
September 21, 2014
The motor coach slid on its roof before turning onto its side.
September 18, 2014
The airmen on the USS Alabama put their skills to use to help the man.
September 15, 2014
He stripped down to his shorts and swam a quarter-mile to rescue the kayaker.
September 14, 2014
Two Portland firefighters were lowered on ropes to help a teenage girl who fell off a Rocky Butte cliff and suffered life-threatening injuries.
A large boiler tank, weighing 65,000 pounds was found propelled through a concrete wall and landed over 100 feet away.
September 11, 2014
Bretagne, a golden retriever, is believed to be the only surviving search dog.
Massive flooding in Nevada has created havoc for residents and motorists.
My most recent article looks at alternative methods for obtaining those seldom used but highly valuable pieces of equipment in your community. Heavy wreckers, vacuum trucks, and other unique equipment are explored.
Bob Duemmel illustrates how technical rescue teams and create or evaluate their response policies and procedures.
A veteran Des Moines firefighter who came close to answering his final call this past weekend shares his memories. He suffered respiratory trauma, and is not sure when he will return to duty.
Montgomery County firefighters rescue woman from Rockville house fire.
September 3, 2014
The four rescuers aboard are OK.