Rescue & Special Ops Magazine Articles

First 24 25 26 Next » Last
  • 2 High Angle Rescues In 3 Days

    Ken Koller reports on two separate rescues from high voltage towers in Ventura County, CA.

    Article • August 1st, 1996

  • Shoring Techniques Put To The Test At Trench Cave-In

    September 1995 was an unusually busy "technical" rescue month for the City of Pontiac, MI, Fire Department (PFD). Within under 20 days, members responded to a confined space search/firefighting operation, a farm tractor extrication, a partial building...

    Article • July 1st, 1996

  • Worker Falls Inside Water Tower

    At 9:30 on a cold and windy morning in February 1996, the Farmingdale, NY, Fire Department received a call reporting that a worker was injured at the Farmingdale Water Tower. What the responders didn't know until they arrived at the scene was that the...

    Article • June 1st, 1996

  • Miscellaneous Hazards

    Materials in Class 9 present hazards during transportation but do not meet the definition of any other hazard class. They may be anesthetics, noxious or elevated temperature materials, hazardous substances, hazardous wastes or marine pollutants. These...

    Article • May 1st, 1996

  • Building Collapse Traps Workers In Concrete

    Editor's note: Fred Broccolo, a 15-year veteran of the fire service, is a firefighter assigned to Squad Company 1 of the City of Norfolk, VA, Department of Fire & Paramedical Services and is a rescue specialist with FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Virginia...

    Article • March 31st, 1996

First 24 25 26 Next » Last