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Subject: FF pilot crashes plane, fights fire; Video: FF falls through roof
Date: Wed May 07 19:59:04 MDT 2014
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2 theories for safer, better rope rescue
Video: How to improve hand tool grip
May 7, 2014
Featured News
Pilot bails, goes into FF mode after plane crashes Video: FF falls through roof, escapes injury 3 children struck by N.J. fire director's SUV
Today's Top Stories:
Man says he's not to blame for fatal Boston fire: Giuseppe Falcone said he wasn't welding when fire erupted
Manhunt continues for Calif. fire chief: Orville Fleming is wanted in stabbing death of his 26-year-old girlfriend
Okla. fire department charging insurance for non-fire calls: Fire officials say change will bring in as much as $75,000 annually
Former fire chief talks about friction in Prescott
Fla. fire marshal probed for using racial slur
N.J. fire siren silenced by osprey nest
Volunteer firefighter hit by bullets battling house fire
6 N.J. FFs hurt battling house fire
Firefighters rescue injured dog after car crash
Heavy Rescue
2 theories for safer, better rope rescue
By Dalan Zartman, FR1 Columnist
One can get easily overwhelmed by the technicality of rope rescue or can simply avoid some of the more in depth engineering principles. Understanding how rope angles change the force needed to move a load will improve rescue safety and effectiveness.
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FR1 Video
Body camera captures rescue of ducklings
A firefighter, police officer, plumber and a city worker rescued nine baby ducks from a sewer.
Raw video of house fire in Wash.
One firefighter was injured from the fire that started in a bedroom and spread to the attic.
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By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
Having a command vehicle will help manage large-scale incidents, but they don't come cheap; here's what you need to know before buying one. Command to go
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