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FDNY Firefighter Deploys Personal Escape System at Queens Fire

March 5, 2017:  Ropes used by FDNY members saved multiple lives today, in Brooklyn and also at a 7-alarm fire in Queens. “I was searching the rear bedroom when the fire flashed over me. I had about ten seconds to put it on and get out the window,” says FDNY Firefighter Charles Flohr, Ladder 143, …

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Sterling FCX descender and training available from All Hands Fire Equipment & Training

BIDDEFORD, ME:  Sterling Rope has introduced their second generation escape system descender.  The FCX descender (Fast Control Xcape). The FCX auto locking descender is improved, with the key feature being an Anti-Panic handle. Other features include elevated side rails, improved design for rapid horizontal movement, cam provides superior braking and spring-loaded handle for improved operation. It …

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All Hands Fire instructors attend very first Petzl EXO-AP Trainer Class

SALT LAKE CITY, UT: The new Petzl EXO-AP Firefighter Escape System was introduced to the fire service in April 2016.  This new bailout system for firefighters introduced improvements including its unique “Anti-Panic” (AP) feature, as well as being smaller and lighter in weight. All Hands Fire Equipment & Training, based in New Jersey, has been …

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Newark Recruit Firefighters receive Bailout Escape Training

Newark Fire Department’s “Probationary Firefighters” class received training of Firefighter Escape Systems.  The training was provided by All Hands Fire Equipment & Training, based out of central New Jersey. 41 recruit-firefighters received the training on Tuesday, January 6 at Newark Fire Department’s Orange Avenue training facility. The recruits attended a classroom session which introduced them …

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Three Milwaukee firefighters jump from second floor window

(Reposted from CBS 58 News) Milwaukee, WI:  Three Milwaukee firefighters are recovering after being injured in an apartment fire Tuesday night. Firefighters rushed into the burning building near Sherman and Eggert around 10 p.m. after hearing reports that residents may be trapped inside. The firefighters were overcome by smoke and flames and were forced to …

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