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  1. Fire Engineering Residential Fire Simulation: High-Rise Dormitory Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Mar 2009

    simulation allows you to pressurize a stairwell using positive pressure, and practice using an elevator to review your high - rise procedures . Run the simulation Download training documents Join the Training Community Discussions about the Sim Watch a

  2. Firefighting Tactics: High-Rise 101

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    Web site. Since few departments have all the resources necessary for a high-rise fire, the plan standardizes high - rise procedures and gives all fire departments in the county the same plan for training and response. This makes for standardized

  1. Changes in High-Rise Buildings: Is It Time to Change Your Procedures?

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    to begin an investigation. Some departments' high - rise procedures designate the driver-engineer of the first ..... most significant changes in a fire department's high - rise procedures may be the section on PRVs. The reason for this

  2. Fire Strikes Las Vegas High-Rise

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 May 2008

    closer than B6) and assumed command from E11. High - rise procedures were initiated, and E11 and Truck 11 were assigned ..... This fire proved challenging for several reasons. High - rise procedures don’t account for fires on the structure’s

  3. Austin Plane Crash: Incident Report and Analysis

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    for High-Rise Fires. Current SOGs require that high - rise procedures be used in structures with five or more floors. Had high - rise procedures been implemented at this incident, aerial apparatus

  4. LIVE-BURN FIRE TRAINING

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 2006

    continually use our training tower and any buildings scheduled for demolition donated to us for training primarily for high - rise procedures , forcible entry techniques, ventilation practices, and search and rescue (we use smoke machines). “Live

  5. November Roundtable: Mass Decon

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Nov 2009

    department and the surrounding hazmat teams that participated. Mass decon is important. Just as we practice high - rise procedures and rapid intervention drills, we need to practice simulated mass decon. Of course, no one hopes that we will

  6. USING THE ELEVATOR AT STRUCTURE FIRES

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 1999

    elevators during a structure fire. The department`s high - rise procedures support the use of elevators by the first-arriving ..... assigning a firefighter as an elevator operator. The high - rise procedures contain specific directives to be followed when

  7. LEARNING FROM FIREFIGHTER FATALITIES

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jan 2004

    few organizations make significant changes before such an event happens. After that event, we looked at our high - rise procedures and made some drastic changes to get teams to that upper floor so we have maximum supervision. We looked at

  8. High-rise fire training: Operation "H.O.T.T."

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Aug 2001

    plan on training fire procedures that have worked well for us in the past. We meshed those procedures with our high - rise procedures to accommodate this particular event. Click here to enlarge image High-rise fires are something we read and