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Woman Hospitalized After Syracuse (NY) High-Rise Fire

Woman Hospitalized After Syracuse (NY) High-Rise Fire

Anne Hayes - syracuse.com Syracuse, N.Y.— Dozens of emergency vehicles flooded the entrance to a Syracuse apartment building after smoke was seen throughout the building Tuesday. Around 5:32 a.m., the Syracuse Fire Department received reports of smoke on multiple...

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Fire Engulfs 42-Story High-Rise in China

Fire Engulfs 42-Story High-Rise in China

  BEIJING (AP) — A massive fire sent flames and black smoke pouring Friday from a 42-story skyscraper in central China belonging to the country's largest telecoms operator, but no casualties were reported, officials said. Dozens of floors burned in the China...

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Rochester (NY) High-Rise Fire Claimed a Life

Rochester (NY) High-Rise Fire Claimed a Life

Firefighters responded to a high-rise fire in Rochester's Hudson Ridge Towers Tuesday night that killed a man. The fire broke out on the 11th floor of the building around 7 p.m., and by the time crews arrived heavy smoke was pouring from the building, WROC reports. It...

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Three Hospitalized After Electrical Fire in PA High-Rise

Three Hospitalized After Electrical Fire in PA High-Rise

According to a report from NBC10, residents of the River Park House condominiums in the Wynnefield Heights neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will be without power and water for at least the next five days after an electrical fire knocked out utilities at the...

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Houston High-Rise Evacuated After Pipe Bursts, Floor Buckles

Houston High-Rise Evacuated After Pipe Bursts, Floor Buckles

John Wayne Ferguson - Houston Chronicle Aug. 12—Residents of a Houston high-rise building won't be allowed back into apartments until inspectors confirm the building is structurally sound, city officials said on Friday. The Royalton at River Oaks, 3333 Allen Parkway,...

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Jersey City (NJ) Adds Specialty High-Rise Fire Company

Jersey City (NJ) Adds Specialty High-Rise Fire Company

  The Jersey City Fire Department is expanding, adding a new company specifically set up to respond to high-rise fires. The high-rise unit will respond to all high-rise fires. It will respond to all other working fires as a rapid intervention crew. The new...

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