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Atlanta Firefighters Respond to Reported Explosion in High-Rise

Reported explosion in basement of a Midtown high-rise     HighRiseOps Staff ATLANTA, Georgia – The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that firefighters responded to an explosion in a Midtown high-rise building on Wednesday. Firefighters responded to the Town Square on ...

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Rescue at Rochester, NY High-Rise Fire

Fire on the ninth floor at University Towers     HighRiseOps Staff ROCHESTER, New York – WHAM reports that one person was rescued on Wednesday from a burning apartment. Rochester firefighters responded to a fire at University Towers Apartments at ...

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Two-Alarm Fire in Richmond High-Rise

Smoke showing from the sixth floor     HighRiseOps Staff RICHMOND, Virginia – WTVR reports that Richmond firefighters fought a two-alarm fire at a high-rise in the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood on Sunday. Firefighters responded to the Jackson Warehouse Apartments at ...

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Manhattan Box 0827, Smoke in the Office Building

Heavy smoke in the lobby     FDNY Response Videos, Skyler Fire, and THEMAJESTIRIUM1 250 Park Avenue between East 46 and East 47 Streets Heavy smoke in the lobby of a 20 story office building 200×125 Manhattan reporting box after ...

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Flooding Causes Electrical Fire at Pennsylvania High-Rise

Firefighters from several departments at work in Shenandoah     HighRise Ops Staff SHENANDOAH, Pennsylvania – The Shenandoah Sentinel reports that a water problem caused an electrical fire at the Shenandoah High Rise downtown early Saturday. Firefighters were called to ...

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The Memphis Regis Tower Fire Tragedy

A line of duty death anniversary     HighRise Ops Staff MEMPHIS, Tennessee – On April 11, 1994, at 0205 hours, a call was placed to the Memphis Fire Department from the security service for a high-rise apartment building in ...

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Rescue, Shelter in Place at Manhattan High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 18th floor of a 21-story apartment building     FDNY Response Videos ©FDNY Response Videos 2020 Address: 251 East 32 Street – at 2nd Avenue Fire on the 18th floor of a 21 story 150×100 MD. 1645 ...

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Minnesota Senators Push for Sprinklers in State’s Public Housing High-Rises

Efforts come from 2019 fatal fire     HighRiseOps Staff MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Minnesota’s U.S. Senators joined state legislators to require fire sprinklers in public housing high-rise buildings. FOX9 reports that Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar are working to ...

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San Diego Firefighters Respond to Downtown High-Rise Fire

Fire on the eighth floor HighRiseOps Staff SAN DIEGO, California -Firefighters responded to a downtown high-rise fire on Sunday, as reported by FOX5. Firefighters found fire in an apartment on the eighth floor of the PATH Connections Housing building on ...

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Three-Alarm Fire in Manhattan Penthouse

Fire in the walls on the 16th floor     Skyler Fire Address: 100 West 58 Street – at 6th Avenue Fire on the 16th floor of a 17 story 100×100 MD. 1116 – BC09 – Using 2×2, investigating a ...

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