Category Archives: Special Operations


2012 Maydays

A year of communication we hate to hear, but train to say

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Manhattan Scaffolding Rescue Highlights Agency Rivalry and Risk Management Decisions

Scaffold rescue highlights problems in unified command system.

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This Day in LODD, Structure Fire HistoryDisorientation, Radio Problems and RITs Driven Out, Missouri 1999

Two rapid intervention teams forced to withdrawl from search for battalion chief.

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“It Just Wasn’t Our Day, I Guess”

10 March 1941, theater collapse kills 13 Brockton, Massachusetts firemen.

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Collyer Mansion: Los Angeles Fatal

Los Angeles’ USAR team gets called out to fatal house fire in order to stabilize structure.

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