High-Rise Ops
Understanding High-Rise Stairwells

Understanding High-Rise Stairwells

Proper stairwell identification and selection we can ensure the safety of all people throughout the building     By Guido Calcagno | Fire Engineering High-rise firefighting can present numerous dangers, concerns, and tactical obstacles that must be overcome...

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Getting Familiar with Standpipe Systems

Getting Familiar with Standpipe Systems

Training with Paul Dansbach     Fire Engineering Paul Dansbach looks at some of the details on a typical building standpipe system, including a combination sprinkler-standpipe riser, control valves, a pressure regulating device, and roof manifold....

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One Meridian Plaza Fire

One Meridian Plaza Fire

A Building Construction Awareness Project     Fire Engineering In this Building Construction Awareness Project presentation, the panel speaks with Charles Jennings about the One Meridian Plaza fire in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This high-rise fire February...

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Pressurization Technique for Clearing Smoke

Pressurization Technique for Clearing Smoke

Training with Miami Dade Fire Rescue     Fire Engineering Bill Gustin and members of the Miami Dade Fire Rescue Hazmat Bureau share a technique to clear smoke from an area using a pressurization concept derived from confined space ventilation scenarios....

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NIST High Rise Field Experiments

NIST High Rise Field Experiments

A video overview of the research     IAFF Lori Moore-Merrell, IAFF Assistant to the General President Jason Averill, NIST Supervisory Fire Protection Engineer Many fire departments across the nation are being challenged by budget crises, rising call volume,...

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Glenside, PA: High-Rise Ops

Glenside, PA: High-Rise Ops

How one department trains for high-rise firefighting     Glenside Fire Company Kevin explaining the thinking and actions behind a driver/operator's duties on a high rise operation while Jack performs them. The pump operator always has one of the most...

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