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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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Drone Used on Rooftop Fire at Manhattan High-Rise

FDNY uses drone at commercial high-rise fire     FDNY Response Videos ©FDNY Response Videos 2020 Address: 15 West 28 Street – at Broadway Fire on the roof of a 10 story 25×50 mixed occupancy. 1535 – Bn. 7 – ...

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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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Fire Out the Windows in Manhattan

Two-alarm fire at Box 1123     FDNY Response Videos B-11 gave the 10-77 E-74,40,76,22 E-44(C.F.R.D) E-39(H.R Nozzle) E-3 w/ H.R 1 L-25,35,22(Fast) L-13,16 B-11,10,8,9(Safety) R-1 Sq-18 D-3 Rac-1 RB,SB FC 2nd Alarm @06:14 2nd Alarm E-23,47,8,54,263(Comm) E-9 w/ Sat. ...

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Minnesota Report Says Sprinklers Could Have Save Lives in 2019 Fire

Five people died in the November fire     HighRise Operations MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – KARE reports that a report released by the Department of Public Safety claims that five people who died in a fire the day before Thanksgiving last year ...

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Queens, New York High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 8th floor at Box 4455     The Responder © The Responder – [Sharing is Fine] — Date Recorded: October 25th, 2020 Area: Flushing Queens, NYC Location: 43-32 Kissena Boulevard 1st due: Engine 273 – Ladder 129 ...

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