I’m a firm believer that all the rescue disciplines in some way are intertwined. A Raker Shore provides a path for a horizontal load to be transferred vertically into the ground. Its four main components are: Wall Plate (vertical component receiving the horizontal load) Sole Plate ( horizontal component transferring the captured load into the […]
MIKE DONAHUE is a 17-year veteran of the fire service. He has been a volunteer and a federal firefighter and has been a career firefighter in the Elizabeth (NJ) Fire Department for the past 14 years. He is assigned to Rescue Company 1. He is a rescue specialist with NJ-TF1. He is an instructor at Middlesex Fire Academy and Middlesex County College, where he is an adjunct professor and fire science program coordinator.