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One Meridian Plaza Fire

A Building Construction Awareness Project     Fire Engineering In this Building Construction Awareness Project presentation, the panel speaks with Charles Jennings about the One Meridian Plaza fire in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This high-rise fire February 23, 1991, wrecked numerous floors ...

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The Floor Control Valve

When we have to control the sprinklers on the fire floor     Fire Engineering Paul Dansbach examines some floor control valve for sprinkler systems and how they might come into play during fire suppression operations.

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Arson in Washington Hotel, Homeless Shelter

Fire on the sixth floor in Renton     HighRiseOps Staff RENTON, Washington – Renton firefighters and police responded to the fire in a sixth-floor room inside the Red Lion Hotel on November 26, according to KING 5. The hotel ...

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Fire Suppression Systems: Valves

Training with Miami Dade Fire Rescue     Miami Dade Fire Rescue This is the second of a four part video series on the function and components of fire suppression systems. Part 2 will examine the function and requirements for ...

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Minnesota Report Says Sprinklers Could Have Save Lives in 2019 Fire

Five people died in the November fire     HighRise Operations MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – KARE reports that a report released by the Department of Public Safety claims that five people who died in a fire the day before Thanksgiving last year ...

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Florida High-Rise Condo Concerns: A Fire Officer’s Prospective

A wake up call from Bill Gustin     By Bill Gustin | Fire Engineering Fire departments in the State of Florida must wake up to the reality that there are hundreds of high-rise condominiums in this state that have ...

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Missouri Senior Home Fire Kills One, Injures Five

Fire on the sixth floor     RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — A resident of a senior living facility in a Kansas City suburb died in a fire Saturday night. Raytown Fire District Capt. Ty Helphrey said the fire was contained ...

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When Does A Fire Pump Test Header Become a Wall Hydrant for Firefighting?

Using a pump test header     Miami Dade Fire Rescue This video examines how Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) uses a fire pump test header manifold as a water source in a massive transit bus facility devoid of hydrants within ...

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Honolulu Condo Sprinklers PSA

360 Oahu condos without fire sprinklers     Honolulu Fire Department – In 2017, Phil Reller lost his brother and mother in the Marco Polo Condominium fire. Today, he’s asking condo owners in 360 buildings to install fire sprinklers in ...

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