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Dumpster Fire Injures Three at Rochester High-Rise

Sprinkler system helps knock fire inside     HighRiseOps Staff ROCHESTER, New York – WHAM reports that a dumpster fire led to three people being hurt at a Rochester high-rise apartment building on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to Seneca Manor Drive ...

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Videos: Qatar Construction Site Fire

West Bay high-rise fire videos     HighRiseOps Staff DOHA, Qatar  – A fire broke out at one of the buildings under construction in the West Bay area on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. The Ministry of Interior stated that the ...

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Realistic Expectations for Standpipe Operations

Don’t just go through the motions   By Kyle Smith | Fire Engineering Standpipe operations for many in the fire service do not happen on a regular basis. Few would argue that they are not low-frequency / high-risk events. It ...

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Rescue at Chicago High-Rise Fire

One person in critical condition     HighRiseOps Staff CHICAGO, Illinois – FOX 32 reports that firefighters responded to a fire in an apartment on the third floor of a senior building about 3:30 a.m. on Mondayin the 900 block ...

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Rescues at Ithaca, New York High-Rise Fire

One rescued from fire apartment during fire in senior high-rise     HighRiseOps Staff ITHACA, New York – RochesterFirst.com reports that Ithaca firefighters responded to Titus Towers on South Plain Street for a fire alarm activation on Friday evening. Firefighters ...

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Videos: London High-Rise Fire

Videos from the tower block in New Providence Wharf     HighRiseOps Staff LONDON (AP) — Fire broke out Friday in a London apartment tower which has cladding similar to that used on another housing block in the city where ...

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Multiple Rescues at London High-Rise Fire

Fire in another high-rise with cladding similar to Grenfell     LONDON (AP) — Fire broke out Friday in a London apartment tower which has cladding similar to that used on another housing block in the city where 72 people ...

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Standpipe Operations

Engine company training with Bill Gustin     The Fire Academy Gustin his vast expertise in large building response to teach the best ways to use the structures standpipes when setting up attack hoselines. ATTEND COURSE Presented by Bill Gustin ...

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Fort Worth High-Rise Water Operations

Step-by-step of the initial setup     Fort Worth Fire Department Training This is the second video in our high rise fire video series. In this video we take a step-by-step look at the initial setup of the HR water ...

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