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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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Roof Rope Rescue at Harlem Apartment Fire

Dramatic rescue from the 16th floor     High-Rise Operations HARLEM – WABC reports that the FDNY performed a successful roof rope rescue this afternoon during an apartment fire in Harlem. Firefighters responded to 470 Lenox Avenue at approximately 1:30 ...

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Las Vegas Firefighters Rescue Stuck Window Washer

Rope rescue on off the 10th floor     HighRise Ops LAS VEGAS – FOX 5 reports that Las Vegas firefighters rescued a window washer stuck outside the 10th floor of a high-rise on Sunday. Firefighters responded to the U.S. ...

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Boy, Toddler Dropped from Window of Burning Apartment in France

Video shows dramatic falls from burning apartment     By ARNO PEDRAM Associated Press PARIS (AP) — A boy and a toddler escaped from a blazing apartment in the southeastern French city of Grenoble by dropping 10 meters (33 feet) ...

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High-Rise Rescue Drill in China

Technical rescue training at a construction site     New China TV Fire drill at a height of 265 meters! Firefighters held a drill in twin towers, two super high-rise buildings in Yinchuan, China.

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Boston Firefighters Rescue Workers Hanging onto Collapsed Scaffolding

Technical rescue at high-rise building BOSTON (AP) — Two workers were rescued from a scaffold dangling off a building in Boston on Thursday, officials said. Boston Fire Department said the scaffold was located on a building in Chinatown and malfunctioned ...

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