Mon. Mar 28th 2011
Deaf firefighters answer call to serve
A. Sue Weisler
Tom Kuebler, left, Greg Doskos, Seth Terkhorn and David Hazelwood, all graduates from RIT/NTID, volunteer for Rochester-area fire departments.
By Greg Livadas, March 25, 2011
Four RIT/NTID graduates share a unique passion ...
Sun. Jan 17th 2010
The high cost of home heating fuels and utilities has caused many Americans to search for alternative home heating sources such as wood burning stoves, space heaters, and fireplaces. Heating is one of the leading causes of residential fires. Over one-quarter of these fires result from improper maint...
Tue. Apr 21st 2009
When we train on strategy and tactics for the fire in a single-family home, most of us think of the average home. A one- or two-story, 1,400- to 2,200-square-foot structure would probably describe most of the homes to which we respond. The standard...
Sat. Feb 7th 2009
SUSAN NICOL KYLE
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- When the engines rolled up and four firefighters jumped off and grabbed ladders and hoses, it appeared to be just another drill at the Montgomery County Fire-Rescue Training Center.
But, that wasn't the case at all.
Mon. Jun 2nd 2008
You can skip the mouth-to-mouth breathing and just press on the chest to save a life. In a major change, the American Heart Association said Monday that hands-only CPR - rapid, deep presses on the victim's chest until help arrives - works just as well as standard CPR for sudden cardiac arrest in adu...