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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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Florida High-Rise Condo Concerns: A Fire Officer’s Prospective

A wake up call from Bill Gustin     By Bill Gustin | Fire Engineering Fire departments in the State of Florida must wake up to the reality that there are hundreds of high-rise condominiums in this state that have ...

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Lessons Learned: Close Call at Missouri High-Rise Fire

Disorientation and more in 1998     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program On October 12, 1998, while attempting a rescue, two fire fighters became disoriented in a smoke charged hallway on the 21st floor of a high-rise ...

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Brooklyn Two-Alarm High-Rise Fire

Box 613 for 770 Fulton Street     On The Scene Here you will see the FDNY making multiple rescues at a huge two-alarm fire in the projects of Fort Greene, Brooklyn this afternoon. The FDNY had evacuated multiple floors ...

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LODD Anniversary: High-Rise Fire Claims Texas Captain

Remember the fallen with the lessons learned     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program   On October 13, 2001, a 40-year-old Captain (the victim) died and another Captain was injured while fighting a fifth floor high-rise apartment ...

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Fire Showing in Brooklyn

Fire on fifth floor of a seven-story building     FlipSwitch Games Fire Location: 130 Clarkson Ave Box loaded up due to calls Fire out the windows 5th floor of a 7 story MD E-249,248,240,255,280s/c L-113,157,147(Fast),132s/c,174s/c,123s/c B-41,38 R-2 Sq-1 D-15 ...

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Standpipe Operations Part I

System Orientation     Fire Engineering The class examines standpipe firefighting tactics and strategy, types of standpipe systems and components, supplying fire department connections (FDCs), and methods of stretching and advancing hoselines from standpipe outlets.

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