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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 performing interior firefighting ...

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High-Rise Tips: Clamp for Door Control

Maintaining control during the search     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Frank Ricci and John Twohill examine a simple way to maintain door control during search and how the engine can use the same device during fire attack. These ...

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2020 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Honor your fellow firefighters who died in the line of duty     National Fallen Firefighters Foundation   This is the official National Stair Climb hosted by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 OR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, ...

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LODD Anniversary: Two New York Firefighters Die in High-Rise Building Fire

Remember the fallen with the lessons learned     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program On August 18, 2007, a 53-year-old male career fire fighter (Victim #1) and a 33-year-old male career fire fighter (Victim #2) became trapped ...

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9/11 Tribute Light Event Back On

Event was initially cancelled due to coronavirus concerns     Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The annual light display honoring victims of 9/11 is back on, officials announced Saturday, saying New York health officials will supervise this year’s tribute ...

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Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters to Shine Bright in 2020

Communities, organizations, landmarks, and fire departments urged to participate in a week-long vigil before America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighter     In these unprecedented times, where there is much uncertainty, we look for hope and find it in our nation’s ...

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Twin Lights Won’t Shine During 9/11 Tribute in New York City

Lights out over concerns of coronavirus pandemic     NEW YORK (AP) — Twin beams of light representing the World Trade Center towers won’t be beamed into the sky during this year’s memorial of the 9/11 terror attacks in New ...

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High-Rise Tips: Manual Access for Center-Opening Elevator Doors

Gaining access when no keyhole is present     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Mike Dragonetti reviews a method of gaining access to an elevator when no keyhole is present. These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. When you perform ...

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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) ...

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