Rescue

The Firehouse.com Rescue product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various technical rescue tools and equipment, including hazmat, water and ice rescue, vehicle extrication trench and collapse rescue tool options.
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EMS

EMS: How New Automobile Technology Affects Assessment and Treatment

July 22, 2024
Richard Bossert applies his experience as a board-certified vehicle rescue instructor to inform EMS providers and rescue technicians that MVA patient treatment and removal must...
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Operations & Training

Photos: Dallas Firefighters Battle Smoky Recycling Yard Fire

July 6, 2024
Firefighters worked for hours to contain a fire that broke out in a West Dallas recycling yard Saturday morning.
Rescue

Placer County, CA, Mine Shaft Explosion Injures Workers

July 6, 2024
Foresthill fire officials said two workers were flown to the hospital with critical injuries after the explosion in the mine shaft.
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Vehicle Extrication

Tesla Goes Off San Luis Obispo, CA, Cliff Injuring Two

July 5, 2024
Cal Fire officials said two people were injured, one seriously, after the Tesla went off a cliff.
Firefighters rescue man from storm drain in Thornton
Technical Rescue

Thornton, CO, Firefighters Discuss Challenging Rescue

July 2, 2024
A man stuck in a Thornton storm drain was rescued by crews as bad weather approached.
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Rescue

Technical Rescue: How a Rope Rescue Team’s Changes Paid Off

June 27, 2024
Adam Zebrak's explanation of how the Rochester, NY, Fire Department's adoption of changes to its rope rescue techniques is valuable insight for other teams.