Chicago Fire Department’s Air and Sea Rescue Team.
Turvey Park is an inner southern suburb of Wagga Wagga in southern New South Wales, Australia. Its boundaries are defined by Fernleigh Road to the south, Glenfield Road to the west, Coleman Street to the north and to the east by Willans Hill. House prices in Turvey Park are amongst some of the highest in […]
Schaumburg Truck 52 front storage for extrication rescue tools.
Ambulance 1 from Arlington Heights is the paramedic ambulance serving District 1 in Arlington Heights, which covers downtown Arlington Heights and much of central Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights has four fire districts — each with a paramedic rescue ambulance. Occasionally five ambulances are in service with two ambulance placed in service in one of the […]
Posted on 27 August 2014.
Firefighter bail out drill at 17 S. Elm, Mount Prospect, IL. Mount Prospect Fire Department bail out drill on August 26, 2014. Mount Prospect Fire Department firefighters practiced bail out techniques and self-rescue techniques this week at a vacant home at 17 South Elm Street, Mount Prospect, Illinois. Practicing self rescue drills at 17 S. […]
Posted on 26 August 2014.
Houston firefighters took more than an hour to carefully extricate a puppy from a wheel well and tire. Houston firefighters at Station 51 extricated a puppy who got its head stuck in a tire. A woman brought the puppy to the fire station after she found the poor dog next to a dumpster at an […]
Posted on 19 August 2014.
Police and protesters are intermittently clashing in downtown Ferguson, Missouri. A large presence of police with Bearcats, and LRAD (Long Rand Acoustic Device for dispersing or directing crowds), and occasional firing of tear gas, but no reports of any serious injuries. Four police officers were injured by objects thrown at them. Police have cordoned off […]
Posted on 11 August 2014.
Technical Rescue High Angle Rescue for roller coaster stopped on track at Six Flags Joker’s Jinx ride. Police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:30 p.m. Saturday to a report that six four-passenger cars on the Joker’s Jinx ride had stalled about 75 feet at the top of the ride course. Nearly eight-stories high, 17 adults and […]
Posted on 08 August 2014.
VIDEO/NO AUDIO: More than 2,000 people were evacuated from the Mexican town of San Pedro on Thursday, authorities said, after a gas line exploded, creating a burning crater in the middle of the highway. A broken water pipe cause erosion near a utility pole, which caused the pole to collapse onto a gas line. The […]
Posted on 07 August 2014.
Fire apparatus response on a Berlin Street from Paul Davis. Dr. Paul Davis, PhD is a former firefighter/paramedic, and is a renowned expert on the subject of physical fitness and employment standards in the public safety sector. His expert research is the bases for the creation of the Firefighter Combat Challenge. Dr. Davis received his […]
Posted on 07 August 2014.
Crews battled a commercial barn fire in New Carlisle, not far from the St. Joseph/LaPorte County line. A WSBT-TV photographer on scene reported hearing explosions coming from the buildings. Assistant Fire Chief Middlebrook died from injuries sustained when the roof of a burning commercial storage building collapsed on him and another firefighter on Tuesday August […]
Posted on 06 August 2014.
ABC News (Austrailia): People power used to free a man who was trapped between the platform and a train at a Perth station. Commuters and railway staff at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday collectively rescued a man that was trapped at the ledge of a train station. They were able to free the man’s leg by pushing […]
Posted on 05 August 2014.
Two tour buses carrying passengers have crashed in Midtown Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of 47th Street and Seventh Avenue near Times Square. At least one person has been critically injured. Early repots indicate a total of eleven people were injured in the crash involving a red tour bus and a blue tour bus. Now: […]
Posted on 02 August 2014.
Video: Ortsfeuerwehr Hohenems — firefighting hamlet Furniture. In the early morning of May 11, 2014, the local fire brigade was alerted to Hohenems to respond to a fire in a commercial building. The fire initially involved a workshop, but eventually the fire spread to the entire building. This video clip illustrates the extent of the […]