Fire Chief » Rescue http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:25:54 +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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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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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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