Home > News > New Ladder Trucks Helps Pennsylvania Firefighters with High-Rises

New Ladder Trucks Helps Pennsylvania Firefighters with High-Rises

Wilkes-Barre firefighters train with new tiller

 

(Wilkes-Barre City Firefighters IAFF Local 104 photo, Facebook)

 

HighRiseOps Staff

WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania – WNEP reports that Wilkes-Barre firefighters have been training with a new ladder with a truck at the Washington Square Apartments high-rise.

“We’re here to set the ladder, see how high it reaches. Washington Square has been very good to us with allowing us to come in and do different things in their building,”  Training Officer Francis Evanko told WNEP. “They were gracious enough to let this come up, put it up to see how far it’ll reach, where we need to position it.”

x

Check Also

Multiple Rescues at London High-Rise Fire

Fire in another high-rise with cladding similar to Grenfell     LONDON ...

Standpipe Operations

Engine company training with Bill Gustin     The Fire Academy Gustin ...

Fort Worth High-Rise Water Operations

Step-by-step of the initial setup     Fort Worth Fire Department Training ...

Philadelphia Firefighters Respond to High-Rise Fire

Center City fire response     First Response Philadelphia Fire Department on ...

Akron Firefighters Battle High-Rise Fire

Several occupants injured injured     HighRiseOps Staff AKRON, Ohio – The ...

Girl Jumps from Sixth Floor to Escape Bronx Fire

Eight-year-old girl jumps from sixth-floor balcony     Kendra Martinez, New York ...