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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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High-Rise Fires and Elevator Functions

One of the biggest problems with using elevators is complacency     By Mike Posner | Fire Engineering   “E-2 to Command. We need air bottles to the 37th floor. Crews are running low!” This could happen to any crew ...

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High-Rise Tips: Manual Access for Center-Opening Elevator Doors

Gaining access when no keyhole is present     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Mike Dragonetti reviews a method of gaining access to an elevator when no keyhole is present. These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. When you perform ...

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