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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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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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High-Rise Tips: Stretching Upstairs

Minimize kinks and ease advancement     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes Revisited: Ray McCormack discusses a way of stretching a hoseline up a stairwell to minimize kinking and all for easy advancement of the line. These videos are for ...

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High-Rise Standpipe Limits

Training with the Palo Alto Fire Department     Palo Alto Fire Department Training – High-rise standpipe limitations.

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Kochek Makes All-in-One Kit for High-Rise Building Attack

Developed in response to requests from first responders     Putnam, CT—Kochek Company, LLC, has just introduced its new HiRise Kit, carefully designed to carry the basic tools and adapters needed to combat fire in hotel and high-rise buildings. Developed ...

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Humpday Hangout: High-Rise Firefighting

Live discussion with Bill Gustin and guests     Fire Engineering – Join Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the group as they discuss high rise firefighting and public education for high rise occupants with their special guest Lieutenant Jim Davis ...

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Fire Department Connection Tandem Pumping

High-Rise Fire Pumping Operations     Miami Dade Fire Rescue – As the skyline of Miami-Dade County continues to be filled with high rise buildings, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has devised a procedure to boost pressure in a building’s standpipe ...

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FDIC 2020: Stretching for Success

Hands-on engine company training at FDIC     Steve Robertson Lieutenant Columbus, OH Division of Fire Monday, April 20, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1:00 ...

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