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The Design of the High-Rise Handline

Four basic components for a high-rise handline operation     By Paul Shapiro | FireRescue Magazine Volume 11, Issue 7   Have you heard the saying that there is more than one way to skin a cat? This statement holds ...

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Video: Fire at Brussels High-Rise

Fire on 27th floor of Brussels World Trade Center Towers     High-Rise Ops BRUSSELS, Belgium – Insider Paper reports that firefighters were called to the Brussels World Trade Center Towers at around 3:45 p.m. local time on Thursday for ...

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Special Call Purple K Unit to Manhattan High-Rise Fire

Heavy smoke and high CO levels     Skyler Fire Skyler Fire – Manhattan 10-77 Box 0659, heavy smoke and high CO levels in a high-rise. 315 7th Avenue off West 28th Street E1 E26 E3 E54 E14(HRN) E24(CFRD) E39 ...

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The Fire Engineering 2020 High-Rise Supplement

Articles from Jerry Tracy, Jack Murphy, Dave McGrail and more   Click on the photo to open the supplement Fire Engineering Check out the July 2020 high-rise firefighting supplement, which features articles by Jerry Tracy and Jack Murphy, Dave McGrail, ...

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High-Rise Ops: Broken Standpipe System

Overcoming a break in the piping     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and Oakland (CA) Lt. Daryl Liggins discuss the effects of a broken supply line from the FDC into the building and methods to overcome this problem. ...

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Conway Shield, RopeSafe Partner to Bring Important Safety Tools to Military and First Responders

Witness to a near fatal fall leads to lifesaving product     Conway Shield and RopeSafe USA today announce a partnership to make RopeSafe’s critical rope safety system accessible to the military, first responders, and rope access professionals who trust ...

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High-Rise Tips: Extending A Hoseline

Extending in the IDLH     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company discuss a safe and effective way to extend a hoseline in an IDLH atmosphere in the event of stretching short of the main body of fire. ...

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Smoke Curtain Use

Another option in door control     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Sean Gray, Chad Christensen, and company offer a brief tutorial on the use of smoke curtains for controlling the flow path. These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. ...

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China’s EHang Unveils High-Rise Firefighting Drone

Drone carries up to 150 liters of foam and six extinguisher bombs     High-Rise Ops CHINA – China’s EHang air mobility company looks at proving the versatility of its drone platform with the launch of a firefighting version of ...

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Heavy Smoke on Seventh Floor of Manhattan High-Rise

10-76 for Box 742     Skyler Fire FDNY Manhattan 10-76 Box 742, Heavy smoke on the seventh floor of a high-rise. 265 West 37th Street B9 – MBFKD on the 7th Fl, checking for extension. All Hands. 1 L/S/O ...

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