High Angle Rescue

There are three main categories of rope rescue: high angle rescue in urban structures,  wilderness and mountain rescue, and cave rescue. All three areas are part of a solid plan for firefighter training in technical rescue.

High angle rescue typically involves heavy equipment and is completed in less time than the wilderness, mountain or cave rescues. It is a staple of urban firefighter training and a highly coveted specialty area in most departments.  Although there are similarities in the techniques of all three areas of rope rescue, they are distinct subsets of high angle rescue, each employing different skills reflecting the disparate situations. The firefighter training will typically include some medical training as part of the education presented.

Firefighter Training Manuals

Firefighters Bookstore has a comprehensive collection of high angle rescue books and firefighter training manuals, all designed to prepare firefighters for whatever confronts them at the scene and to help them develop the proper techniques to deal with situations. Our books offer a solid grounding and are used by departments throughout the world for new members and veterans alike.

High Angle Rescue Techniques, Third Edition

Highlights of our collection include:

  • “Field Guide to High Angle Rescue Techniques, 3rd Edition” offers the latest information on compliance with nationally recognized standards set by the government’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  This reference offers common high angle rescue situations and procedures for firefighter training and easy consultation in the field.

  • “High Angle Rescue Techniques, 3rd Edition Book & Study Guide Set” helps firefighters training for high angle rescue, providing comprehensive lessons and important information on rescue scenarios.

  • “High Angle Rescue Techniques, 3rd Edition” offers a step-by-step approach to high angle rescue, including planning for an incident, managing a team, troubleshooting problems, and operating equipment. The book has NFPA, OSHA and ANSI standards listed at the beginning of each chapter for easy reference, and highlights critical information within the text. The book also includes chapters on helicopter operations, equipment testing and a special rescue problems chapter.

About Firefighters Bookstore

For more than 25 years, Firefighters Bookstore has been the go-to resource for the firefighting and emergency responder community. Our books, videos, training manuals, and other resources are used for training, education, and as guides in emergency responding throughout the world.

In addition to providing the perfect gift for the firefighter or emergency responder in your family, Firefighters Bookstore also can work with libraries and other institutions that would like to build out their own collection of emergency responder information. We are the online resource for departments throughout the world, so feel free to tap into our expertise. If you have any questions about our selection, feel free to contact us at 714-375-4888 or via email: CustomerService@firebooks.com. Visit us at www.firebooks.com to see our complete line of product offerings.