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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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Fire at NYC’s Mount Sinai Hospital

Fire on the 27th floor     FDNY Response Videos ©FDNY Response Videos 2020 Location: 1450 Madison Ave off 99th street. 4&2 Response for the hospital. Fire in the 27th floor Elevator Machine room Fire knocked down with the house ...

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Standpipes 101, Part 4: A Beginner’s Guide to Standpipe Firefighting

Often oversimplified but in fact very complex     By Clay Magee | Fire Engineering The first three parts to this series dealt mostly with issues for attack crews. However, standpipe systems are not just complicated on the attack end. ...

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NIST High Rise Field Experiments

A video overview of the research     IAFF Lori Moore-Merrell, IAFF Assistant to the General President Jason Averill, NIST Supervisory Fire Protection Engineer Many fire departments across the nation are being challenged by budget crises, rising call volume, personnel ...

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LODD Anniversary: FDNY Vandalia Avenue Fire

Three firefighters killed in a high-rise fire on this day     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program On December 18, 1998, several fire companies and fire fighters responded at 0454 hours to a reported fire on the ...

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Glenside, PA: High-Rise Ops

How one department trains for high-rise firefighting     Glenside Fire Company Kevin explaining the thinking and actions behind a driver/operator’s duties on a high rise operation while Jack performs them. The pump operator always has one of the most ...

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Hallway Hose Stretch

Minimize your exposure to the flow path     Fire Engineering Lieutenant Ray McCormack of the Fire Department of New York discusses a method for stretching out a hoseline from a standpipe to minimize firefighters’ exposure to the flow path ...

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Fire in a 42-Story Manhattan High-Rise

Fire on the 26th floor at Box 1088     ©FDNY Response Videos 2020 Address: 180 Riverside Blvd. off West 69th St. Fire on the 26th floor of a 42 story 200×400 class 1 MD MD to B-9: Your assignment ...

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Fire on the 30th Floor in Manhattan

Sheltering in place on the balcony     ©FDNY Response Videos 2020 Address: 50 East 89th St. off Madison Ave. Fire on the 30th floor of a 32 story 150×200 MD B-10: 10-77 – Fire on the 30th floor – ...

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