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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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South Burlington, VT High-Rise Pack

Build and Deploy     South Burlington Firefighters This video explains our high rise pack. It is divided into three sections, introduction, the build, and finally deployment. Each of our fire suppression pieces carries this hose load.

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Understanding High-Rise Stairwells

Proper stairwell identification and selection we can ensure the safety of all people throughout the building     By Guido Calcagno | Fire Engineering High-rise firefighting can present numerous dangers, concerns, and tactical obstacles that must be overcome to safely, ...

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FDC Hook Up: Do The Twist

The couplings on the FDC can seize up and not be free enough to spin     By Mark van der Feyst | Fire Engineering Not every fire department will encounter fire department connections (FDC) in their response area. For ...

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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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