Technical Rescue


When Plan C Doesn't Work


Build relationships with your local tow operators and train together so that you know what resources are available to you when the call comes in.

Confined Space Rescue


The worker was part of an authorized crew in the process of removing a safety barrier around a pier hole when he fell 42 feet into a 36-inch-diameter hole.

Manatee Technical Rescue


Robin R. Gainey presents a study in how cooperation equaled success in Jacksonville, Florida.

One Stop Shop


Matthew Stelle looks at technical rescue for the suburban combination department.

A Perfect Storm


FireRescue's editor-in-chief looks at how fire service personnel must take care of themselves and each other to steer the ship through any storm.

Three-Diver Rotation


Scott Huff examines strategies for protecting public safety divers while they work to protect others. 

NIOSH LODD Report: Oklahoma Storm Drain Rescue


Captain swept into underground drain during flooding

Cave Rescue Capabilities


Are cave rescues just confined spaces?

Goodbye 2016


The year in critique 

New Professional Guidelines in Hungary


Peter Jackovics examines the national classification system for cave/rope rescuers in Hungary.

Water in, Water Out


FireRescue's editor-in-chief examines how firefighters should use lessons learned as the driving force in making any evolutional change to the fire service.

The Windshield Survey

08/01/2016 Dave Donohue looks at initial damage assessment for large-scale emergencies and disaster as the starting point for the response and recovery process.

Risk Management Models

04/01/2016 David F. Peterson looks at a real-life incident that applied a risk management model and saved a life.

Haz-mat Response

02/01/2016 David F. Peterson looks at haz-mat response and how it needs to be more effectively incorporated into fire service response.

Calling Mayday

02/01/2016 Gary Bird and Brian Gettemeier examine the responsibilities of fire service personnel on the fireground when a Mayday is called.

CO Sensor System Project

02/01/2016 Raymond T. Ranellone Jr. looks at the threat carbon monoxide poses on the fireground and shares a project that aimed to introduce more effective CO monitors.


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