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Dumpster Fire Injures Three at Rochester High-Rise

Sprinkler system helps knock fire inside     HighRiseOps Staff ROCHESTER, New York – WHAM reports that a dumpster fire led to three people being hurt at a Rochester high-rise apartment building on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to Seneca Manor Drive ...

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Videos: Qatar Construction Site Fire

West Bay high-rise fire videos     HighRiseOps Staff DOHA, Qatar  – A fire broke out at one of the buildings under construction in the West Bay area on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. The Ministry of Interior stated that the ...

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Realistic Expectations for Standpipe Operations

Don’t just go through the motions   By Kyle Smith | Fire Engineering Standpipe operations for many in the fire service do not happen on a regular basis. Few would argue that they are not low-frequency / high-risk events. It ...

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Rescue at Chicago High-Rise Fire

One person in critical condition     HighRiseOps Staff CHICAGO, Illinois – FOX 32 reports that firefighters responded to a fire in an apartment on the third floor of a senior building about 3:30 a.m. on Mondayin the 900 block ...

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Rescues at Ithaca, New York High-Rise Fire

One rescued from fire apartment during fire in senior high-rise     HighRiseOps Staff ITHACA, New York – RochesterFirst.com reports that Ithaca firefighters responded to Titus Towers on South Plain Street for a fire alarm activation on Friday evening. Firefighters ...

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Videos: London High-Rise Fire

Videos from the tower block in New Providence Wharf     HighRiseOps Staff LONDON (AP) — Fire broke out Friday in a London apartment tower which has cladding similar to that used on another housing block in the city where ...

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Multiple Rescues at London High-Rise Fire

Fire in another high-rise with cladding similar to Grenfell     LONDON (AP) — Fire broke out Friday in a London apartment tower which has cladding similar to that used on another housing block in the city where 72 people ...

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Fort Worth High-Rise Water Operations

Step-by-step of the initial setup     Fort Worth Fire Department Training This is the second video in our high rise fire video series. In this video we take a step-by-step look at the initial setup of the HR water ...

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Akron Firefighters Battle High-Rise Fire

Several occupants injured injured     HighRiseOps Staff AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Beacon Journal reported that several occupants of the Fairway Tower and Manor Apartments were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire on Sunday. Firefighters responded to the ...

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