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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 ...

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FDNY Rescues Five People in High-Rise Fire

Rescues at Manhattan Box 1670     HighRise Operations MANHATTAN – Firefighters were dispatched to the Polo Ground Houses, a New York City Housing Authority building on Saturday, just after 6:30 p.m. for an apartment fire. In a Facebook post, ...

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Videos: Harlem High-Rise Rescue

Roof rope rescue on the 16th floor     HRO: Roof Rope Rescue at Harlem Apartment Fire NBC New York – Video shows a brave woman hanging off the ledge while a fire blazes inside, Marc Santia reports. CBS New ...

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Roof Rope Rescue at Harlem Apartment Fire

Dramatic rescue from the 16th floor     High-Rise Operations HARLEM – WABC reports that the FDNY performed a successful roof rope rescue this afternoon during an apartment fire in Harlem. Firefighters responded to 470 Lenox Avenue at approximately 1:30 ...

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High-Rise Tips: Clamp for Door Control

Maintaining control during the search     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Frank Ricci and John Twohill examine a simple way to maintain door control during search and how the engine can use the same device during fire attack. These ...

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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: The Apartment Stretch

Recon, drop points, and more     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave McGrail discusses high-rise apartment firefighting, including establishing a fire attack stairwell; the role of the truck company in recon; hoseline drop points; door ...

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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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LODD Anniversary: Captain Dies in North Carolina Office Building

Lessons learned from a July 28, 2011 fire in a multi-story office building     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention On July 28, 2011, a 37-year-old career captain died and 9 fire fighters were injured in a 6-story ...

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