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Tag Archive: firefighter bailout

New CMC LEVR Escape Systems will soon be available

At FDIC 2018, CMC Rescue introduced their new escape system – the LEVR The LEVR is a firefighter escape system that can be used by firefighters should they become caught or trapped on an upper floor in untenable conditions. The LEVR has been designed for quick and easy deployment, as well as smooth horizontal movement …

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Firefighters Perform Daring Rescue and Second Floor Bailout in Oregon

  Clackamas County firefighters performed a daring rescue and second floor escape system bailout in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 6, 2017. At 3:46 am, Clackamas Fire District 1 responded to a residential fire in Happy Valley.  First arriving units were advised that a female was trapped inside the residence on the second …

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New Petzl EXO-AP Escape Descender available from All Hands Fire Equipment

Introduced at this years Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Petzl released the new EXO-AP Personal Escape System. The EXO-AP (model #D30AB 015) is a new and re-designed version of the original EXO (model #D30015 B), which originally hit the fire service in 2006.  This new device is lighter in weight and smaller than it’s predecessor. …

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Firefighters learn how to use new escape system

Reprinted news story from StratfordStar.com Story by Greg Reilly on December 18, 2014 NOTE:  Training was provided by All Hands Fire Equipment & Training.  After receiving a federal grant of $75,000 last summer to acquire personal escape systems for firefighters who need to escape a fire through an upper-story window, Stratford Fire Department has the …

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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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