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Stamford Firefighters Battle Fire in High-Rise Under Construction

Workers emptied over a dozen extinguishers on the fire     HighRiseOps Staff STAMFORD, Connecticut – Firefighters in Stamford, Connecticut responded to a fire in a high-rise under construction on Friday, May 21. The fire was reported at the site ...

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Arizona High-Rise Under Construction Catches Fire

Fire in ASU campus in Tempe     HighRiseOps Staff TEMPE, Arizona – 12 News reported that a fire broke out on the roof of the science and tech building under construction at ASU in Tempe. Firefighters from Tempe, Scottsdale, ...

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Videos: Qatar Construction Site Fire

West Bay high-rise fire videos     HighRiseOps Staff DOHA, Qatar  – A fire broke out at one of the buildings under construction in the West Bay area on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. The Ministry of Interior stated that the ...

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Multiple Rescues at London High-Rise Fire

Fire in another high-rise with cladding similar to Grenfell     LONDON (AP) — Fire broke out Friday in a London apartment tower which has cladding similar to that used on another housing block in the city where 72 people ...

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One Meridian Plaza Fire

A Building Construction Awareness Project     Fire Engineering In this Building Construction Awareness Project presentation, the panel speaks with Charles Jennings about the One Meridian Plaza fire in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This high-rise fire February 23, 1991, wrecked numerous floors ...

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Video: Crane Collapse at Brooklyn High-Rise

Partial collapse at 31-story high-rise     Tom Felipe FDNY on scene All Hands Brooklyn Box 23 77-75-0023 2 Blue Slip. Partial crane collapse in a building under construction in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. 2/11/21 New York City Fire Department units responded ...

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FDNY Responds to Unstable Crane at Brooklyn High-Rise

Part of crane became unstable at a 31-story building     HighRise Ops Staff BROOKLYN, New York – The FDNY responded at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday to an unstable crane at a high-rise building on Commercial and Clay streets ...

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The Fires that Foretold Grenfell

Five fires that preceded Grenfell     BBC This 60-minute documentary is the dramatic, haunting story of five fires that foretold the Grenfell disaster, told through the eyes of those directly involved. This vivid and moving film for BBC Two ...

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Columbia, SC High-Rise Condemned Over Safety Concerns

56 units at the Marion Street property are “vacant and uninhabitable”     HighRise Ops Staff COLUMBIA, South Carolina – WLTX reports that the Columbia Housing Authority will move residents out the Marion Street High Rise apartments in May due ...

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Orlando Sees Boom in High-Rise Construction

Residential construction on the rise     WKMG News 6 ClickOrlando Despite the coronavirus pandemic, downtown Orlando is seeing a construction boom on residential high-rises and there are more on the drawing board.

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