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The Design of the High-Rise Handline

Four basic components for a high-rise handline operation     By Paul Shapiro | FireRescue Magazine Volume 11, Issue 7   Have you heard the saying that there is more than one way to skin a cat? This statement holds ...

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The Fire Engineering 2020 High-Rise Supplement

Articles from Jerry Tracy, Jack Murphy, Dave McGrail and more   Click on the photo to open the supplement Fire Engineering Check out the July 2020 high-rise firefighting supplement, which features articles by Jerry Tracy and Jack Murphy, Dave McGrail, ...

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High-Rise Ops: Four Critical Points for Standpipe Operations

See what happens when you miss these four     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company demonstrate the difference between a hoseline stretch from a standpipe when these four crucial points are missed. These videos are for ...

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High-Rise Ops: Door Size-Up

Hoseline adjustments based on door swing     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Dave McGrail discusses the importance of sizing up the apartment door and making adjustments to your hose stretch based on the swing of the door. These videos ...

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High-Rise Standpipe Limits

Training with the Palo Alto Fire Department     Palo Alto Fire Department Training – High-rise standpipe limitations.

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LACoFD Training: High-Rise Construction

A building construction review     Los Angeles County Fire Department – A video summary of the of the elements used in high rise construction and how they could contribute to fire protection, and fire spread. WATCH

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Improper Staging Can Set a High-Rise Operation Up for Failure

The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify some terminology and procedures   By Bill Gustin, Fire Engineering A high-rise assignment is dispatched for “smell of smoke” at 0400 hours at an old, non-sprinklered condominium building. Like many of these ...

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Humpday Hangout: High-Rise Firefighting

Live discussion with Bill Gustin and guests     Fire Engineering – Join Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the group as they discuss high rise firefighting and public education for high rise occupants with their special guest Lieutenant Jim Davis ...

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Fire Department Connection Tandem Pumping

High-Rise Fire Pumping Operations     Miami Dade Fire Rescue – As the skyline of Miami-Dade County continues to be filled with high rise buildings, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has devised a procedure to boost pressure in a building’s standpipe ...

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FDIC 2020: High-Rise Firefighting Accomplished Through Battle Planning

Chief Gerald Tracy, FDNY (ret.) at FDIC     Gerald Tracy Battalion Commander (Ret.) Fire Department City of New York Monday, April 20, 2020 8:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. REGISTER The focus is on preparing “Battle Plans” for high-rise fires ...

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