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  1. One Dead in New Haven (CT) High-Rise Apartment Fire

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    Wed, 11 Jun 2014

    A high - rise apartment fire in New Haven, Connecticut, killed one person and injured a couple of firefighters and residents. Firefighters were called

  2. 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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. HIgh Rise Ops: The Apartment Stretch


    Fri, 17 Jul 2015

    Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave McGrail discusses high-rise apartment firefighting, including establishing a fire attack stairwell; the role of the truck company in recon; hoseline drop points; door control; and more.

  5. Firefighter Training Minutes: High-Rise Firefighting Operations: The Apartment Stretch

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    Tue, 21 Jul 2015

    McGrail shares his knowledge on high-rise firefighting operations. In this first video, McGrail discusses high - rise apartment firefighting, including establishing a fire attack stairwell and a place of refuge in case of a wind-impacted

  6. Report: Firefighter Dies After Being Injured in 2-Alarm D.C. High-Rise Fire

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    Wed, 6 May 2015

    been notified. ORIGINAL STORY: Reports indicate a firefighter has died after being injured in a two-alarm high - rise apartment fire today in Washington, D.C. MyFOXDC.com reported (http://bit.ly/1dNl7ks) that a second injured

  7. Firefighting News: In Case You Missed It: Recent Major Fire Service News

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    Fri, 8 May 2015

    html . Firefighter Dies After D.C. High-Rise Fire Lt. Kevin McRae died after collapsing at a two-alarm high - rise apartment fire today in Washington, D.C. Poughkeepsie (NY) Firefighter Dies After Response to Fatal Fire While engaged

  8. Fire News: Four Rescued from Suspicious Chicago Apartment Fire

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    Mon, 12 May 2014

    apartment by the fire, fire officials said. A still and box alarm and an EMS Plan 1 were called for the building, a high - rise apartment with several stairwells. Firefighters arrived at the building and saw the woman at the window of her second