Being prepared for any situation is an essential aspect for a firefighting career. Part of being prepared is being physically able to perform the task. It is important to stay current on rescue techniques as well as being physically active in your day to day life. Click on the link below to view a video of how to remove a downed firefighter.
Here are 3 main exercises you can do in your gym to simulate muscles used in this video rescue:
Bent over row (single handed or barbell):