Crash 1 Videowith live audio of a single engine
Alert 2 response at the Long Beach Airport. One person onboard
an aircraft with landing gear problems makes a belly landing.
The Ride to Remember 9-11 Video of the 9/11 Remembrance
Ride on the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The
day started with an afternoon motorcycle ride that began at the historic
Cooks Corner biker bar, headed down El Toro Road to Laguna Canyon Road,
hooked up with Pacific Coast Highway and stopped at Joe's Crab Shack
in Long Beach. From there, several hundred firefighters, friends and
family rode to Engineer Biggerstaff's home for a memorial remembrance
of our fallen heroes and how we came together as a country.
Golden PhoenixVideo of the
first responding US&R strike teams to the simulated earthquake drill.
Two CH-53 helicopters transported the teams from Long Beach Fire Station
24 to the Rose Bowl. There they performed a primary search, marked hazardous
materials and located two trapped victims. Photos
Extrication video -
East Long Beach. An extensive extrication operation requiring multiple
companies. To successfully remove the trapped victim firefighters had
to perform a roof removal and a dash push.
The Long Beach Advanced Rope Rescue course conducted by Ropes that
Rescue, Inc. at the Queen Mary.
A man jumps from the 18th floor to avoid flames. Long Beach firefighters
extinguish the fire with an aggressive interior attack. Galaxy Towers
3rd alarm footage courtesy of On Scene Video.
Trapped Under Truck Rich
Cowgill video. A victim is rescued from under an overturned bobtail
by Downey and Sante Fe Springs Fire Departments with LA County Fire
Lyman Photosat the Long Beach Fire Training Center. Staff
and new Recruits in the drill yard for live fires and flashover training.
a multi company drill using the new thermal imaging cameras to locate
downed Firefighters. The scenario is that 2 Firefighters are missing
and off the hose line. Rapid Intervention Crew teams made up of Engine
Companies and USAR are activated to locate the missing Firefighters.
Fire Department battles a
major emergency blaze at the historic Produce Mart. Rich Cowgill video.
Handles another major emergency fire. Shot by Rich Cowgill.
Firecommunicated from the ground
floor in this 2 story residential structure. Fire and heavy smoke was
showing on both floors as a Long Beach Fire 1st alarm assignment with
an extra truck arrived on scene 1/24.
Photos. Slide show of an engine going through the rodeo course and a
truck laddering the training tower.
On April 16, 2005 at approximately 3AM Long Beach Fire, LACO mutual
aid and FireChannel Videographer Rich Cowgill responded to reports of
a refinery fire in North Long Beach. Apparently it started when a 8"
high pressure supply line burst and ignited in the hot temperatures
surrounding the refinery and a 2nd alarm was called by Command. Firefighters
held the flames at bay and cooled the valves until the fuel could be
safely shut off. Total time until knockdown was approximately 90 minutes
and there were no injuries. Click on the link above to view the raw
footage streamed from LBFDTraining.com.
Valley Brush Fire Dramatic video shot by Troy Case, Rich Cowgill
and Steve Berger during the CA Firestorms of 2004.
captured on tape by Rich Cowgill. Unit Citation is presented by LA news
anchors Mark Kriski and Michaela Pereira.
TV and Rich Cowgill present this video clip of 2 dogs rescued out of
the LA River.
was assigned to Rescue Group at the La Conchita Incident. Here's a streaming
video clip of the Ventura County, CA disaster relief effort and memorial
service. Incident Photographer, Steve Berger and Editor, Sue Feller.
A driver allegedly reading a text message on a cell phone sideswiped
an SUV that had ran out of gas on the right shoulder and hit 4 teenagers
who were trying to refuel the SUV...all 4 suffered major injuries with
a 14 year old female hospitalized for almost 3 months. Videographer
on the 405 Freeway with airway intubation. Video shot by Rich Cowgill.
Clickherefor Information on the LBFD Video Unit
and links to some of their award winning videos.