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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, Jimmy Davis, and Steve Heckman. INSIDE Smart Cities and Smart Firefighting The FIRE Mindset for […]

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