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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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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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Conway Shield, RopeSafe Partner to Bring Important Safety Tools to Military and First Responders

Witness to a near fatal fall leads to lifesaving product     Conway Shield and RopeSafe USA today announce a partnership to make RopeSafe’s critical rope safety system accessible to the military, first responders, and rope access professionals who trust ...

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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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