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Lessons Learned: Close Call at Missouri High-Rise Fire

Disorientation and more in 1998     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program On October 12, 1998, while attempting a rescue, two fire fighters became disoriented in a smoke charged hallway on the 21st floor of a high-rise ...

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What Would You Do? Residential High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 11th floor     By John “Skip” Coleman | Fire Engineering   This scenario involves a residential high-rise fire. The fire originates on the 11th floor and spreads to the penthouse. Please view the video to see ...

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“This is 3 Truck,”

Still heading up     9/11 Memorial & Museum – Carolyn Brown, sister of FDNY Capt. Patrick Brown of Ladder 3, shares the recording of her brother’s final dispatch call from the 35th floor of the North Tower.    

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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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High-Rise Tips: Clamp for Door Control

Maintaining control during the search     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Frank Ricci and John Twohill examine a simple way to maintain door control during search and how the engine can use the same device during fire attack. These ...

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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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University Campus Used for High-Rise Training in North Carolina

Increased training due to increased construction     High-Rise Operations GREENVILLE, North Carolina – WITN reports that firefighters from Greenville Fire spent time on the campus of East Carolina University on Friday conducting ladder truck drills. The training focused on ...

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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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