Rescue & Special Ops Magazine Articles

  • Minivans - Part 4

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    Article • October 31st, 1997

  • Minivans - Part 3

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    Article • October 1st, 1997

  • Minivans - Part 2

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    Article • September 1st, 1997

  • "Street Chemistry" For Emergency Responders - Part 3

    Two basic groups of chemical compounds are formed from elements: salts and non-salts. Within each group are families of compounds that have particular hazards associated with each. By understanding these family relationships, emergency responders can...

    Article • September 1st, 1997

  • Minivans: America's Family Station Wagons

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    Article • August 1st, 1997

  • Well Rescue

    Baltimore County firefighters pull a 6-year-old boy from the deep shaft of a well.

    Article • July 1st, 1997

  • Building Collapse Operations Training

    At a large-scale training exercise, the Philadelphia Fire Department, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Housing Authority and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, hosted a three-day urban search and rescue (USAR) training...

    Article • July 1st, 1997

  • Kia Motors' Knee Airbag System

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    Article • July 1st, 1997

  • "Street Chemistry" Part 2

    Each symbol for an element on the Periodic Table of Elements represents one atom of that particular element. The atom is the smallest part that any element can be divided into by normal means. It is atoms of elements that combine together to form...

    Article • July 1st, 1997

  • "Totaled" Vs. "Totally Destroyed"

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    Article • June 1st, 1997

  • Statewide Response To Worker Trapped In Collapsed Building

    Mickey Conboy describes the harrowing experience shared by rescue workers as they worked 14 1/2 hours to free a man trapped in a building collapse.

    Article • June 1st, 1997

  • Understanding Volvo's Side Impact Protection

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    Article • May 1st, 1997

  • "Street Chemistry" For Emergency Responders

    Emergency responders spend considerable amounts of time preparing for fires, medical incidents, police calls and industrial accidents. They take courses in rescue, firefighting, medical treatment and law enforcement. A large number of emergency...

    Article • May 1st, 1997

  • Volvo's Side-Impact Airbag System

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    Article • March 31st, 1997

  • Confined Space Rescue Operations

    Fred Endrikat continues his series on confined space rescues and knowing about your environment.

    Article • March 31st, 1997