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  1. Drill of the Week: High-Rise Firefighting and Standpipe Training

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 May 2005

    firefighters respond are high - rise fires . Depending on our physical ..... Not every department has a high rise in its first due, but many ..... other jurisdictions to a high - rise fire . The next serious high - rise fire to which you respond could

  2. FDNY Purchases New High-Rise Firefighting Technology

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Sep 2011

    their award winning high - rise firefighting technology , the HEROPipe ..... to any floor of a high - rise structure from the ..... game-changer for high - rise fires ,” says Don Sjolin ..... overcome a gap in high - rise firefighting tactics. "Having

  1. High-Rise Firefighting Perils: Veterans’ Perspectives

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    fought major high - rise fires . I’ve interviewed ..... significant, intense high - rise fires . Following ..... about as many high - rise fires as Deputy Chief ..... Dunn says that high - rise firefighting is all about ..... difference between a high - rise fire and other types

  2. DANGERS OF HIGH-RISE FIREFIGHTING

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jan 1996

    window in a high - rise fire to vent heat ..... setback around the high - rise that will prevent ..... all at most high - rise fires because it is ..... you fight a high - rise fire like a cellar ..... dangerous part of high - rise firefighting . Elevators

  3. Hale Conducts High-Rise Fire Fighting Training Seminars in China

    Online Articles

    Tue, 11 Oct 2011

    strategies used in high - rise firefighting . More than ..... practices for high - rise firefighting applications ..... Bureau. High - rise firefighting strategies ..... 12,000 high - rise buildings ..... battled 400 high - rise fires in the last ..... CAFS) in high - rise fire suppression

  4. Engine Company Operations: Analyzing the High-Rise Handline

    Online Articles

    Wed, 2 Nov 2011

    analyze several types of high - rise hose pack combinations ..... nozzles are not good for high - rise applications because ..... successfully fought high - rise fires with combination nozzles ..... the best suited for high - rise firefighting because of its pressure

  5. Engine Company Operations: Analyzing the High-Rise Handline

    Online Articles

    Wed, 2 Nov 2011

    analyze several types of high - rise hose pack combinations ..... nozzles are not good for high - rise applications because ..... successfully fought high - rise fires with combination nozzles ..... the best suited for high - rise firefighting because of its pressure

  6. SIZE-UP CONSIDERATIONS FOR HIGH-RISE FIRES

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Apr 2005

    often than into the high - rise structures. Because ..... size-up for the high - rise fire might fall back to ..... differences between high - rise firefighting and the “typical ..... accomplish than at a high - rise fire . We can see more

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

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Aug 2001

    to an open-floor high - rise building fire and ..... indicative of all high - rise fires . Occupant control ..... SOPs are adequate for high - rise firefighting . This was proven ..... late 1970s with the high - rise building boom in Columbus

  8. WHY CANT THE FIRE SERVICE EXTINGUISH FIRES IN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS?

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Dec 1995

    rise building. A high - rise hotel fire in Las ..... all the people in a high - rise building to leave ..... take several hours. High - rise firefighting strategy is supposed ..... building. So, at high - rise fires , we do not have another