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Episode 2.6: History of the Ladder ft Eric of Hand Tool Rescue

From ancient cave dwellers to modern firefighting, the history of the ladder is the history of humanity striving to reach rise to new heights, to reach beyond our limitations, and to come back from the journey safer and better than when we began. Huge thanks to Eric from Hand Tool rescue for helping out on this episode. You can find him at, at hand Tool rescue on Youtube, and on his excellent podcast, the Fitzall Podcast.

Music for this episode provided by:

Lee Rosevere

Matt Oakley

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