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Roof Fire at Midtown Manhattan High-Rise

Fire atop a 19-story office building


FDNY High Rise Unit No.1 at Manhattan Box 757. (FDNY Response Videos, YouTube)


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Fire in a cooling tower on the roof of a 19 story 100×150 Office Building.

1623 – Bn. 8 – Transmit the 10-76. We have fire in a cooling tower on the roof.


1627 – Bn. 8 – All Hands – 1 L/S/O, searches are in progress.

1629 – Bn. 8 – Attack stair “B”.

1632 – Bn. 8 – We have water on the fire. Fire is knocked down.

1637 – Bn. 8 – Primary searches of the fire area and floor below are complete and negative.

1640 – Div. 3 – Secondaries are in progress. Fire is knocked down. DWH

1646 – Div. 3 – Secondaries are complete and negative. Fire is PWH – Duration 33 minutes.

E-65, 21, 26, 1, 8 Lobby, 16 CFR, 7 Communications
L-24, 7, 2F, 4, 21
B-8, 9, 6, 7, 2 Safety
RB, SB, FC, Tac 1
E-3 w/ High Rise 1

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