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High-Angle Rescue Saves Manhattan Window Washers

Scaffolding hanging aside a 36-story building   (FDNY photo) Fire Department City of New York “At approximately 9:10 this morning, calls came into 911 for a hanging scaffold. The first Fire Department unit arrived on the scene approximately four and ...

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Several Dead in Minneapolis High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 14th floor of the Cedar High Apartments     By AMY FORLITI and JEFF BAENEN Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fire swept through a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building early Wednesday, killing five people and sending three ...

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Maryland Firefighters Battle High-Rise Apartment Fire

Fire on the ninth floor of a Montgomery County high-rise     ABC7, with permission MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — A huge fire at a high-rise apartment building has led to the evacuation of residents early Tuesday morning in Kensington. ...

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Criminal Charges Filed in Fatal Bangladesh High-Rise Fire

Illegal construction found in fire that killed 25 people     By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladeshi housing official said Friday criminal charges would be filed against the owner of a building where a fire ...

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Several Trapped in Bangladesh High-Rise Fire

Military helicopters joined the rescue efforts in Dhaka     By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire broke out Thursday in a high-rise office building in Bangladesh’s capital with many people trapped inside, but was largely ...

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Inside the Honolulu High-Rise Fire

The 36-floor building near the tourist mecca of Waikiki was built in 1971, before sprinklers were mandatory in high-rises.

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