Firefighting

Training Minutes: High-Rise Fire Operations: The Apartment Stretch

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In this series of Training Minutes, Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave 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 fire event; the role of the truck company in recon; hoseline drop points; door control; and more.

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