Structural Collapse

The Structural Collapse product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various structural collapse rescue tools and equipment, shoring, rakers, struts, breaching and breaking tools, airbags and lifting equipment options.
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Structural Collapse

Photos: Syracuse, NY, House Explosion Probe Continues

June 19, 2024
Syracuse District Chief Matthew Craner said three children under the age of 3 were seriously hurt.
Crews on scene of car crash, apartment explosion in Cleveland's Mount Pleasant neighborhood
Structural Collapse

Cleveland Crash Leads to Building Explosion, Collapse

Nov. 20, 2023
Cleveland firefighters say a woman is missing after as suspected gas explosion collapsed an apartment building that was struck by a car.
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Technical Rescue

Two Hurt When Car Crashes into MA Living Room

Nov. 12, 2023
The driver and an occupant were injured when a vehicle crashed into a Swansea home, firefighters said.
Photo by Jay Bradish
Operations & Training

Hot Shots 11/23

Nov. 10, 2023
Bradford City Fire Department (BCFD) firefighters were dispatched to an appliance fire in a residence.
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Two Firefighters, Occupant Killed in Havana, Cuba, Collapse

Oct. 5, 2023
A partial building collapse hours after major rainfall in Havana's old town has left three firefighters dead.
Photos by Jake Hoffman
Never stack more than two airbags unless the manufacturer of the airbags specifically allows it. If using different size airbags, always place the smaller airbag on top of the larger one.
Technical Rescue

Technical Rescue: Air Lifting Bag Tips and Tricks

Sept. 11, 2023
From the keys to conducting a lift with multiple air lifting bags, to making weight determinations, to everything in between, Jake Hoffman provides the information about using...