Fire Chief » Firefighter heroes http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:02:30 +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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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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Fire chief: How a 9-year-old hero changed my life http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/
The call was Chief Ebmeyer's, a 25-year fire service veteran, most difficult of his career; he made the boy an honorary firefighter for his heroic actions
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15 years later: Worcester remembers loss of 6 firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/15-years-later-worcester-remembers-loss-of-6-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/15-years-later-worcester-remembers-loss-of-6-firefighters/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:40:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/15-years-later-worcester-remembers-loss-of-6-firefighters/
Fire Chief Gerard Dio said the men's deaths have inspired new research on safer firefighting technology and practices
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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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Driver: Fire chief was ‘my guardian angel’ after crash http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/15/driver-fire-chief-was-my-guardian-angel-after-crash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/15/driver-fire-chief-was-my-guardian-angel-after-crash/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:11:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/15/driver-fire-chief-was-my-guardian-angel-after-crash/
Fire chief Tony Frye was off-duty doing a small construction job when he heard the call for a rollover accident
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Pa. fire chief uses ladder to rescue man from fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/11/pa-fire-chief-uses-ladder-to-rescue-man-from-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/11/pa-fire-chief-uses-ladder-to-rescue-man-from-fire/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:18:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/11/pa-fire-chief-uses-ladder-to-rescue-man-from-fire/
The man was flown for burn injuries after Chief Josh Fitzgerald rescued him
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Retired firefighter honored for saving suicidal woman http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/retired-firefighter-honored-for-saving-suicidal-woman/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/retired-firefighter-honored-for-saving-suicidal-woman/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:08:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/retired-firefighter-honored-for-saving-suicidal-woman/
Randy Leonard, who left Portland Fire to take on politics, remembered his training
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Retired firefighter saved suicidal woman http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/retired-firefighter-saved-suicidal-woman/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/retired-firefighter-saved-suicidal-woman/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:08:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/retired-firefighter-saved-suicidal-woman/
Randy Leonard, who left Portland Fire to take on politics, remembered his training
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Daughter of firefighter survives fire, thanks rescuers http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/daughter-of-firefighter-survives-fire-thanks-rescuers/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/daughter-of-firefighter-survives-fire-thanks-rescuers/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:19:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/daughter-of-firefighter-survives-fire-thanks-rescuers/
She grabbed her friends, ran to the back bathroom, got low to the ground and put towels over their faces
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