Thai Rescue Effort Success – all 12 Children and their Adult Supervisor Found Alive

This is a positive follow up to the story of the Thai Youth Football team who have been missing in a cave system for over a week. An official from the Government in Thailand has announced that all 13 that…

Learning to do the right thing when disaster strikes

From 7 to 9 October 2016, REAS will showcase the state of the art in rescue services, disaster relief, fire protection, security and safety solutions. With over 200 international exhibitors on 20,000 square meters (215,000 sq. ft.) Montichiari/Hannover. This year…

Fire and Rescue NSW – Planning for the Future

The delivery of Fire, Rescue and Hazmat services in today’s complex operating environment presents significant challenges for leaders within Emergency Services. Improving today’s operational performance in addition to planning for the challenges and changes of the future requires a high…

Emergency Evacuation of Passengers from Aircraft Incidents

One of the primary objectives in basic firefighter training is the development of knowledge and proficiencies associated with various types of forcible entry techniques and building access as well as search and rescue/victim removal techniques during a structure fire incident.…

Interschutz 2015 – Profile and Showcase

Fire fighting, disaster relief and rescue: these are the main pillars of INTERSCHUTZ 2015. This flagship fair not only boasts a rich tradition in firefighting, but for many years has also been covering a whole lot more ground. From 8…

IAFC Honors Kaua’i Fire Department for Overnight Rescue of 121 Hikers

The daring two-day rescue of 121 hikers stranded by a sudden flash flood along the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali Coast of Kaua’i, Hawaii, ranks as one of the largest trail rescues in island history. Facing torrential rain, gusting…

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