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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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A Look Back: The McDonnell Douglas Suspended Maneuvering System

High-rise firefighting demonstration in 1979     Periscope Film The McDonnell Douglas Suspended Maneuvering System (SMS) was designed for fire / rescue activities in multi-story buildings and skyscrapers. To date it remains one of the only systems of its kind ...

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West Lafayette, IN High-Rise Training

Firefighter training grows with increased building construction Ryan Delaney – The West Lafayette Fire Dept. is facing new challenges with the construction of taller apartment buildings. See how their high rise training is readying them for saving lives on the ...

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Portable Standpipe Drill

Video high-rise drill     NBFDVideos – New Berlin Fire Department, Portable Standpipe

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Boston Firefighters Use High-Rise App

New mobile app helps firefighters in high-rise fires   CBS Boston – Boston firefighters are using new technology to navigate high-rise buildings. WBZ-TV’s Lisa Gresci reports. FireRescue Magazine: The Evolution of Mobile Apps

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San Francisco High-Rise Drill

Lessons on the 26th floor with new technology   SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – San Francisco Firefighters practiced skills they hope they never need on Saturday- fighting a high-rise fire. The drill took place on the 26th floor of 525 Market ...

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