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Bridge Rescue from California’s Tallest Bridge

Last week, a teenager dangled from a rope suspended from the 730-foot Auburn Foresthill Bridge, the tallest in California and the fourth tallest in the country. The 19-year-old man and…

Service Life Guidelines for Rescue Gear

I miss being a kid. No smart phones, no tablets, no TikTok. Twitter was what my stomach did if a cheerleader said hello in the hall. If you wanted to…

What Does NFPA Have to Say about Confined Spaces? (Part 1)

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released the 2022 edition of NFPA 350 Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work. Developed through a consensus standards development process and…

03/25/2024 - 03/28/2024

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