Home > Bill Carey

Author Archives: Bill Carey

Firefighters Recover Bodies in Houston High-Rise Stairwell Collapse

Construction collapse killed three workers     HOUSTON (AP) — The bodies of three workers who were killed when a stairwell collapsed inside a high-rise building under construction were recovered Wednesday, the Houston Fire Department said. Firefighters spent several hours ...

Read More »

Maryland Firefighters Battle Fire in Ceiling of High-Rise

One firefighter hurt during the Hyattsville fire     WJLA/ABC7, with permission HYATTSVILLE, Maryland (ABC7) — After a fire knocked out power to a high rise apartment building in Hyattsville, fire officials are saying 160 residents could be displaced if ...

Read More »

Missouri Senior Home Fire Kills One, Injures Five

Fire on the sixth floor     RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — A resident of a senior living facility in a Kansas City suburb died in a fire Saturday night. Raytown Fire District Capt. Ty Helphrey said the fire was contained ...

Read More »

Three Dead in Stairwell Collapse at Houston High-Rise Construction Site

Collapse in the area of the 13th and 14th floors     HOUSTON (AP) — Three workers were killed Monday when a stairwell collapsed inside a high-rise building under construction in Houston, according to fire department officials. The fire department ...

Read More »

High-Angle Rescue Saves Manhattan Window Washers

Scaffolding hanging aside a 36-story building   (FDNY photo) Fire Department City of New York “At approximately 9:10 this morning, calls came into 911 for a hanging scaffold. The first Fire Department unit arrived on the scene approximately four and ...

Read More »

Fire Showing in Brooklyn

Fire on fifth floor of a seven-story building     FlipSwitch Games Fire Location: 130 Clarkson Ave Box loaded up due to calls Fire out the windows 5th floor of a 7 story MD E-249,248,240,255,280s/c L-113,157,147(Fast),132s/c,174s/c,123s/c B-41,38 R-2 Sq-1 D-15 ...

Read More »

Watch: America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters

Join us on October 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT     National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Our volunteers, staff and Board of Directors evaluated many options to continue the tradition of gathering in front of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial ...

Read More »

Fire on Ninth Floor of Manhattan High-Rise

Skyler Fire video from Box 1325     Skyler Fire Fire Location: 510 West 110 St Reported as a fire in a MD Box loaded up due to multiple calls E-37 4th Due B-11 gave the 10-77 Fire on the ...

Read More »

What Would You Do? Residential High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 11th floor     By John “Skip” Coleman | Fire Engineering   This scenario involves a residential high-rise fire. The fire originates on the 11th floor and spreads to the penthouse. Please view the video to see ...

Read More »

Standpipe Operations Part II

More training with Bill Gustin     Fire Engineering   Bill Gustin examines equipment in a standpipe accessory bag, choosing the size of hose line for standpipe operations and deployment of hose bundle folds. Viewers will learn how to determine ...

Read More »