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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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Firefighters Recover Bodies in Houston High-Rise Stairwell Collapse

Construction collapse killed three workers     HOUSTON (AP) — The bodies of three workers who were killed when a stairwell collapsed inside a high-rise building under construction were recovered Wednesday, the Houston Fire Department said. Firefighters spent several hours ...

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Three Dead in Stairwell Collapse at Houston High-Rise Construction Site

Collapse in the area of the 13th and 14th floors     HOUSTON (AP) — Three workers were killed Monday when a stairwell collapsed inside a high-rise building under construction in Houston, according to fire department officials. The fire department ...

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Houston High-Rise Hose Deployment

The “Houston Option” by Houston firefighters     Christopher McAllister – This video demonstrates the new “Houston Option”, 2 1/2″ highrise deployment method.

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Houston High-Rise Parking Garage Fire

Video and audio from a two-alarm fire downtown     Nicole Hensley, Houston Chronicle with permission HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) – A car fire that erupted in a parking garage next to a downtown Houston hotel on Sunday afternoon sent dark ...

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