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The rescue topic covers a range of tactical considerations for performing rescues or after natural disasters. Use this page to find tips all types of rescue in fire and EMS.

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The DNR pilot was instrument-rated but, her helicopter was not outfitted with the necessary equipment to fly “blind”
Two workers at the BNY Mellon Tower were trapped when their scaffolding lost power
Officials say the man had fallen off a ledge at Mount Blue State Park, became disoriented and was unable to get up
Two adults become lost while exploring a cave after a Kenny Chesney concert
UC Health Lifeline One Flight crew and Longmont residents were hailed as heroes for saving the life of a shooting victim
Julio Cervantes Suarez recalls calling out for his companions while holding onto a piece of concrete
First responders from two counties responded to several calls involving injured persons and sinking boats
The Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad technician pulled the victim from the water and began CPR
Kansas City firefighters entered the sewer and found the worker face down in six to eight inches of water
Beryl came ashore as a Category 1 hurricane causing damaging winds and flash flooding
A Long Beach Fire Department captain said speed was a factor in the Alamitos Bay crash
It took first responders 30 minutes to locate the victim in the Lafayette explosion
Braintree and Canton firefighters and medics started the whole blood transfusion on the crash victim during transport to the hospital
Deer Park Assistant Fire Chief Dominic Albanese said the crash was horrible and will be tough for the community
Syracuse firefighters said they saw so many people on the scene that it was tough to tell who was a victim
Honolulu Fire Department said Diamond Head rescues also topped the list in 2023 and 2022
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Video shows a rescue diver working to free the teen at a boat ramp in Alameda
Abbott EMS personnel faced a man who had both legs amputated after being run over by train
The victims fell approximately 12 feet when the floor collapsed
Incident at Kings Island Central theme park in Mason began when the patient entered a restricted area to get his keys
Part of a large tree fell onto a cabin in Oceana County, trapping the counselor in her bed
First responders in Syracuse rescued several members of two families including a child trapped in a car
Deputies found the vehicle approximately 200 feet down an embankment in Yavapai County
A teen hiking in the Spanish Fork Canyon area was trapped when a boulder fell on top of him, breaking his leg
Video shows a Riverside County helicopter crew rescuing the couple in a dry creek bed as the temperature neared triple digits