Fire Chief » Rescue http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:25:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Firefighters save engine driver’s life after collapsing at wheel http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/firefighters-save-engine-drivers-life-after-collapsing-at-wheel/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/firefighters-save-engine-drivers-life-after-collapsing-at-wheel/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:52:12 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/firefighters-save-engine-drivers-life-after-collapsing-at-wheel/
They noticed something was wrong when the rig rolled through a light; they performed CPR and used an AED to save the driver's life
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N.C. firefighters, medics practice foam pit rescue http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:09:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/ Emergency responders prepare for a gymnast with a spinal cord injury in a foam landing pit]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/feed/ 0 Under attack: Fire victim fights, rips at SCBA masks during rescue http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:27:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/ We crawled through heavy smoke and fire to find him and were not leaving without him]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/feed/ 0 Aerial rescue: How I plucked a victim seconds before collapse http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/
Houston Fire Capt. Brad Hawthorne describes what it was like responding and rescuing a construction worker from a collapsing high-rise structure
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Firefighter, cop save handicapped man from house fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/firefighter-cop-save-handicapped-man-from-house-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/firefighter-cop-save-handicapped-man-from-house-fire/#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:25:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/firefighter-cop-save-handicapped-man-from-house-fire/
The two went into the residence, entered the bedroom that was thick with smoke, and pulled the man to safety
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Taking care of the rescued firefighter http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/10/taking-care-of-the-rescued-firefighter/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/10/taking-care-of-the-rescued-firefighter/#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:11:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/10/taking-care-of-the-rescued-firefighter/
A complete firefighter rescue includes EMS activities; here's what on-scene commanders need to know for all downed-firefighter operations to work
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Firefighters rescue dozens at senior housing complex fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/firefighters-rescue-dozens-at-senior-housing-complex-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/firefighters-rescue-dozens-at-senior-housing-complex-fire/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:02:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/firefighters-rescue-dozens-at-senior-housing-complex-fire/
Firefighters rescued residents by ladder after several were found hanging out of second-floor apartments
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Calif. fire chief rescues 88-year-old pinned under ATV http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/calif-fire-chief-rescues-88-year-old-pinned-under-atv/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/calif-fire-chief-rescues-88-year-old-pinned-under-atv/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:22:44 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/calif-fire-chief-rescues-88-year-old-pinned-under-atv/
The terrain was too rough for an engine; the chief reached the victim by pick up and lifted the ATV
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Firefighter roadside safety: An expert’s advice http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/firefighter-roadside-safety-an-experts-advice/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/firefighter-roadside-safety-an-experts-advice/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:49:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/firefighter-roadside-safety-an-experts-advice/
Firefighter roadside safety expert will show officers how to keep firefighters safer and how to get better trained in that area
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