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Video: Manhattan High-Rise Box

Box 1018, fire in a 12-story building     FDNY Response Videos – Address: 52 East 78th St. off Madison Ave. Fire on the 2nd floor of a 12 story 100×50 high rise MD MD: Phone alarm Box 1081, address ...

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Manhattan Commercial High-Rise Fire

Fire on the first and second floors of a 16-story building     FDNY Response Videos – Location: 108 West 39th street between 6th Ave and Broadway Fire on the 1st and 2nd Floors and Through the Duct Work of ...

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Injuries in Philadelphia High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 29th floor     PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Hundreds were displaced from their homes for several hours overnight after a fire broke out at a luxury, high-rise condo building on Rittenhouse Square. The fire broke out in a ...

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High-Rise Building Fires: What’s the Challenge?

Let’s begin with the receipt of an alarm     By Gerald Tracy | FDIC.com What’s the chance you will encounter a serious fire in a high-rise office building? According to the National Fire Protection Association report on high-rise fire ...

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Grenfell Tower: Inside Footage

First footage from inside tragic fire   The Telegraph – First footage from inside Grenfell Tower fire shown to inquiry

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Stretching from the Street

There are multiple reasons why, in some situations, it is better to stretch from the street rather than use the standpipe system     By Anthony Rowett Jr. | Fire Engineering When the topic of operating in a standpipe-equipped building ...

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Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Commissioner Cotton

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton, manager of the tragic high-rise fire   Sky News – The final week of evidence continues from London Fire Brigade. This includes firefighters who undertook active firefighting, control room staff and commanders who were ...

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Grenfell: “We Would Not Change Anything”

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton on the tragic high-rise fire     Channel 4 News – Dany Cotton, head of the London Fire Brigade, told the Grenfell Tower Inquiry today that as soon as she arrived at the fire ...

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High-Rise 101

By Demetrius Kastros | Fire Engineering   “I have just one expectation. Everyone goes home safe in the morning, with no injuries or dangerous exposures. The rest is just part of the job.” I used to say this to my ...

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