High-Rise Training
High-Rise Ops: Door Control & Interior Operations

High-Rise Ops: Door Control & Interior Operations

Door control with three-person engine     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Sean Gray is joined by Los Angeles County (CA) Captain Chad Christensen, who explains his department's approach to door control with a three-firefighter engine company...

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Fires in High-Rise Fireproof Multiple Dwellings

Fires in High-Rise Fireproof Multiple Dwellings

Determining the fire floor in a HRFPMD requires patience   By Danny Sheridan | Fire Engineering, September 2019   Even though the two buildings in the above photos look similar on the exterior, they are vastly different. (Photos 1, 2) The first building is a...

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The Design of the High-Rise Handline

The Design of the High-Rise Handline

Four basic components for a high-rise handline operation     By Paul Shapiro | FireRescue Magazine Volume 11, Issue 7   Have you heard the saying that there is more than one way to skin a cat? This statement holds true for a lot of things in general as...

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The Fire Engineering 2020 High-Rise Supplement

The Fire Engineering 2020 High-Rise Supplement

Articles from Jerry Tracy, Jack Murphy, Dave McGrail and more   Click on the photo to open the supplement Fire Engineering Check out the July 2020 high-rise firefighting supplement, which features articles by Jerry Tracy and Jack Murphy, Dave McGrail, Jimmy...

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High-Rise Ops: Door Size-Up

High-Rise Ops: Door Size-Up

Hoseline adjustments based on door swing     Fire Engineering - Training Minutes: Dave McGrail discusses the importance of sizing up the apartment door and making adjustments to your hose stretch based on the swing of the door. These videos are for training...

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High-Rise Standpipe Limits

High-Rise Standpipe Limits

Training with the Palo Alto Fire Department     Palo Alto Fire Department Training - High-rise standpipe limitations. https://youtu.be/gLHsW4YZcXI

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LACoFD Training: High-Rise Construction

LACoFD Training: High-Rise Construction

A building construction review     Los Angeles County Fire Department - A video summary of the of the elements used in high rise construction and how they could contribute to fire protection, and fire spread. WATCH

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Humpday Hangout: High-Rise Firefighting

Humpday Hangout: High-Rise Firefighting

Live discussion with Bill Gustin and guests     Fire Engineering - Join Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the group as they discuss high rise firefighting and public education for high rise occupants with their special guest Lieutenant Jim Davis of the Chicago...

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Fire Department Connection Tandem Pumping

Fire Department Connection Tandem Pumping

High-Rise Fire Pumping Operations     Miami Dade Fire Rescue - As the skyline of Miami-Dade County continues to be filled with high rise buildings, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has devised a procedure to boost pressure in a building's standpipe firefighting...

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