Fire Chief » Heavy Rescue http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:25:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Rescue lesson: How to ‘read’ vehicles before cutting http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/rescue-lesson-how-to-read-vehicles-before-cutting/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/rescue-lesson-how-to-read-vehicles-before-cutting/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:24:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/10/rescue-lesson-how-to-read-vehicles-before-cutting/
Firefighters must approach vehicles like an opponent; understand where its weaknesses lie and use that to gain an advantage
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Houston captain talks about daring aerial rescue http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/28/houston-captain-talks-daring-aerial-rescue/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/28/houston-captain-talks-daring-aerial-rescue/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:38:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1036
Capt. Brad Hawthorne credits his colleagues for making the rescue a success; the construction worker suffered minor burns to his face and hands.
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Firsthand account: 10 lessons from a massive flood http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/firsthand-account-10-lessons-massive-flood/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/firsthand-account-10-lessons-massive-flood/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:15:29 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=283
When 11.7 billion gallons of water overwhelmed Colorado, fire and rescue crews answered the call — here's what we learned.
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How to buy rescue boats http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/buy-rescue-boats/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/buy-rescue-boats/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:51:46 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=270
There are a variety of features for different water conditions and rescue needs; here's a look at how to choose your next boat.
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