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Improper Staging Can Set a High-Rise Operation Up for Failure

The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify some terminology and procedures   By Bill Gustin, Fire Engineering A high-rise assignment is dispatched for “smell of smoke” at 0400 hours at an old, non-sprinklered condominium building. Like many of these ...

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Box 1275 Harlem High-Rise Fire

Loaded up due to calls     FDNY Response Videos, with permission FDNY Response Videos 2020 – Fire Location: 230 East 102nd street off 2nd ave Fire out the 7th floor Windows [01:06] MD: Manhattan Phone alarm Box 1275, the ...

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Humpday Hangout: High-Rise Firefighting

Live discussion with Bill Gustin and guests     Fire Engineering – Join Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the group as they discuss high rise firefighting and public education for high rise occupants with their special guest Lieutenant Jim Davis ...

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Video: Chicago Still and Box

Fire in a mid-rise     SRResquire – Chicago Still and Box Alarm, fire in an apartment building, 4909 Cottage Grove

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A Look Back: Fire Fighter

Jack Webb narrates this documentary     A look back at a documentary about fires and firefighting from the IAFF.  

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FDIC 2020: High-Rise Firefighting Accomplished Through Battle Planning

Chief Gerald Tracy, FDNY (ret.) at FDIC     Gerald Tracy Battalion Commander (Ret.) Fire Department City of New York Monday, April 20, 2020 8:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. REGISTER The focus is on preparing “Battle Plans” for high-rise fires ...

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High-Rise Fire Training in the 70’s

“Some of these buildings will present unique problems and dangers.”     Periscope Film – This is a 1970’s era, color movie discussing problems fire departments have with high rise buildings. It opens with a massive high-rise tower with a ...

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India, Surat Market High-Rise Fire

High-rise fire in textile market     Hindustan Times – Firefighters continued their efforts to control the blaze in Surat. A massive fire broke out at Surat’s Raghuveer Market on Tuesday. At least 40 fire tenders are on spot to ...

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Manhattan 10-77 for Box 1233

First-due footage from East 96th Street     FDNY Response Videos – Video for the first 10 or so minutes is raw and uncut – Sorry for a bit of shakiness, scene was very fluid as I arrived 3 minutes ...

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