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High-Rise Ops: Door Control & Interior Operations

Door control with three-person engine     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Sean Gray is joined by Los Angeles County (CA) Captain Chad Christensen, who explains his department’s approach to door control with a three-firefighter engine company performing interior firefighting ...

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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: Broken Standpipe System

Overcoming a break in the piping     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and Oakland (CA) Lt. Daryl Liggins discuss the effects of a broken supply line from the FDC into the building and methods to overcome this problem. ...

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High-Rise Tips: Extending A Hoseline

Extending in the IDLH     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company discuss a safe and effective way to extend a hoseline in an IDLH atmosphere in the event of stretching short of the main body of fire. ...

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High-Rise Ops: Four Critical Points for Standpipe Operations

See what happens when you miss these four     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company demonstrate the difference between a hoseline stretch from a standpipe when these four crucial points are missed. These videos are for ...

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Quick Knockdown on Manhattan High-Rise Fire

Videos from Box 1054     Skyler Fire and THEMAJESTIRIUM1 Skyler Fire – Address: 305 West End Ave. off West 75th St. Fire on the 11th floor of a 15 story 100×145 MD B-11: Give a 10-77 – Fire on ...

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Nozzle and Backup Firefighter Tips

Engine company tips from David McGrail     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company share some details on the roles of the nozzle operator and backup firefighter during fire attack. These videos are for training demonstration purposes ...

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