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Three-Alarm High-Rise Fire in San Francisco

At least five people were injured     HighRise Operations Staff SAN FRANCISCO – CBSN Bay Area reported that a three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Financial District at a residential high-rise sent dozens of occupants fleeing down fire escapes. At ...

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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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Sprinkler Save in Los Angeles High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 15th floor     LAFD – LOS ANGELES – Automatic fire sprinklers prevented tragedy in a downtown residential high-rise on February 4, 2020, when fire erupted on the balcony of a 15th floor apartment. LAFD Public Information ...

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Los Angeles Fire Revives Push for Sprinklers

Codes, exemptions, and older high-rises   By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Residents displaced when flames tore through a 1960s-era Los Angeles apartment tower and injured 13 people this week are wondering why the management company didn’t ...

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No Sprinklers in Los Angeles High-Rise

Two firefighters injured in Los Angeles blaze     By BRIAN MELLEY and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 25-story West Los Angeles apartment tower that caught fire, forcing firefighters to pluck stranded people from the rooftop ...

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Helicopter Rescues at Los Angeles High-Rise Fire

Two people critically injured     By STEFANIE DAZIO and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters rescued 15 terrified residents from the rooftop of a 25-story high-rise apartment building where a windswept fire broke out ...

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Videos: San Francisco High-Rise Blaze

Firefighters battle blaze on floors 12 to 16     SAN FRANCISCO (San Francisco Chronicle) – San Francisco firefighters quickly jumped on a “very fierce” fire in a Financial District residential high-rise Monday afternoon, which displaced residents from 30 apartments. ...

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Underground Fire Causes Evacuation of San Diego High-Rise

San Diego firefighters fight a vehicle fire below ground   SoCal Code 3 – Downtown Vehicle Fire in Underground Parking Structure Date/Time: 5/12/2018 – 10:50pm City: San Diego Location: 15th St. & Market St. (Downtown) Incident Details: A vehicle fire ...

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