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  1. Five Injured in Los Angeles High-Rise Apartment Fire

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    Sat, 19 Oct 2013

    A fire in a Los Angeles apartment high-rise injured at least five people, including a 2-year-old girl, and displaced residents of 51 units.

  2. Firefighters Respond to Detroit High-Rise Apartment Complex for Seniors

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    Tue, 16 Oct 2012

    Detroit (MI) firefighters responded to a fire in a 12-story apartment complex dedicated to senior housing last night.

  1. Structural Firefighting: Pittsburgh (PA) Firefighters Battle Fatal Five-Alarm High-Rise Fire

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    Thu, 21 Mar 2013

    Pittsburgh (PA) firefighters fought a five-alarm fire this morning at a high - rise apartment building in the city's Shadyside section. One man died on the fifth floor, according to a report from the Pittsburgh Post

  2. USFA Reviews Two Apartment Fires that Affected Elderly Residents

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    Fri, 12 Sep 2003

    USFA) today released a technical review of two high - rise apartment building fires that caused deaths and injuries to ..... and property loss in the future, especially in high - rise apartment buildings and residential buildings with many elderly

  3. Fire News: Two NYPD Officers Hurt in Coney Island Fire

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    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    Two NYPD police officers have been critically injured while responding to a fire in a Coney Island high - rise apartment , reports WABC New York. The FDNY received the initial call at 12:28 p.m. of a 13th floor apartment fire

  4. Two Injured in NYC High-Rise Fire

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    Sun, 5 Jan 2014

    A smoky three-alarm fire in a high - rise apartment building west of Times Square on Sunday morning critically injured two men inside, reports The New York Times. The fire was reported

  5. Faulty Electrical Cause of Fatal Manhattan High-Rise Fire

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    Mon, 6 Jan 2014

    Fire officials say a faulty electrical wire likely caused a fire in a Manhattan high - rise apartment building that led to the death of one man and left his husband critically injured, reports the Associated Press Fire Department

  6. Firefighting News: Firefighters Rescue Unconscious Woman from Hackensack (NJ) Fire

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    Mon, 21 Oct 2013

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  7. Company/Association News

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    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    support the department's fire and life safety public education initiative in high-rise housing, called the " High - Rise Apartment Safety and Emergency Preparedness Program." NFPA awards this grant annually to support a communitywide fire

  8. Firefighting News: High-Rise Fire Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Firefighter Crew Sizes, Elevator Use

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    Wed, 10 Apr 2013

    NFPA, 41 percent of U.S. high-rise office buildings, 45 percent of high-rise hotels, and 54 percent of high - rise apartment buildings are not equipped with sprinklers, as compared with 25 percent of hospitals and related facilities