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Rescue at Rochester, NY High-Rise Fire

Fire on the ninth floor at University Towers     HighRiseOps Staff ROCHESTER, New York – WHAM reports that one person was rescued on Wednesday from a burning apartment. Rochester firefighters responded to a fire at University Towers Apartments at ...

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Rescue, Shelter in Place at Manhattan High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 18th floor of a 21-story apartment building     FDNY Response Videos ©FDNY Response Videos 2020 Address: 251 East 32 Street – at 2nd Avenue Fire on the 18th floor of a 21 story 150×100 MD. 1645 ...

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FDNY Responds to Unstable Crane at Brooklyn High-Rise

Part of crane became unstable at a 31-story building     HighRise Ops Staff BROOKLYN, New York – The FDNY responded at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday to an unstable crane at a high-rise building on Commercial and Clay streets ...

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Technical Rescue at Philadelphia High-Rise Construction Site

Medical emergency on the 41st floor     HighRise Ops Staff PHILADELPHIA – CBS Philadelphia reports that firefighters rescued a worker onthe 41st floor of a Center City high-rise. Officials said the 60-year-old man was working on the new building ...

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Multiple Rescues at Cambridge Apartment Fire

Several people rescued off balconies     HighRise Ops Staff CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts – Approximately 30 people are displaced, and several have been rescued after a fire in an apartment building on Concord Avenue Wednesday morning. Firefighters responded at approximately midnight ...

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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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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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FDNY Rescues Five People in High-Rise Fire

Rescues at Manhattan Box 1670     HighRise Operations MANHATTAN – Firefighters were dispatched to the Polo Ground Houses, a New York City Housing Authority building on Saturday, just after 6:30 p.m. for an apartment fire. In a Facebook post, ...

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Videos: Harlem High-Rise Rescue

Roof rope rescue on the 16th floor     HRO: Roof Rope Rescue at Harlem Apartment Fire NBC New York – Video shows a brave woman hanging off the ledge while a fire blazes inside, Marc Santia reports. CBS New ...

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