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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 VIDEO

  2. 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

  1. 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

  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. 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 have to put this


    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 it


    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

  7. 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


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jan 1996

    scale exercises in cooperation with the Philadelphia Fire Department in 1993 to test the department`s revised high - rise procedures as well as its emergency response plans. EXERCISE 1: THE HARNWELL DORMITORY The first exercise was held in May