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Disaster Communication Lessons from 9/11

Building resilience in your communication systems     (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Thomas Terndrup, The Ohio State University and Nicholas Kman, The Ohio State University (THE CONVERSATION) “The ...

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Manhattan: Fire on 22nd Floor

FDNY companies respond to Box 1206     FDNY Response Videos – Fire Location: 405 East 92nd St. Fire on the 22nd floor of a 25 story High Rise MD E-22,53,44,58 E-76(HR Nozzle) E-39(C.F.R.D) E-3 w/ HR 1 L-12,43,26(Fast) L-16,22 ...

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Firefighters Killed in High-Rise Fire in South Africa

Three dead in blaze in Johannesburg     JOHANNESBURG, South Africa –  Three firefighters are reported dead while battling a fire in a high-rise building, according to recent reports for TheSouthAfrican.com and other local news outlets. The fire occurred on ...

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Firefighters Injured in High-Rise Fire in Mumbai

Fire on the 12th floor of a residential high-rise     By ASHOK SHARMA NEW DELHI (AP) — A fire broke out Wednesday on the 12th floor of a residential building in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment c

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Keep the Wind at Your Back

Tactical Considerations from UL FSRI     UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute – When entering a structure or initiating fire attack, knowing the wind direction is a critical fireground factor. Winds greater than 5 mph will directly affect the rate ...

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