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Grenfell: Survivors’ Accounts

Testimony from survivors of fatal high-rise blaze     Sky News – Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are giving evidence at the inquiry into the disaster. Relatives of those who died, as well as local residents, will also be ...

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Bright Lights, Big Drill

The Training Council focused on seven areas     By Aric Neuharth | FireRescue Magazine Volume 5 Issue 4 Las Vegas is the land of high-occupancy high-rises, each of which presents individual challenges to emergency responders. As a result, fire ...

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High-Rise 101

By Demetrius Kastros | Fire Engineering   “I have just one expectation. Everyone goes home safe in the morning, with no injuries or dangerous exposures. The rest is just part of the job.” I used to say this to my ...

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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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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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High-Rise Rescue Training in Tulsa

Fire cadets learn high-angle rope rescue skills TULSA, Oklahoma (NewsOn6) – Tulsa Fire Department Cadets are getting some life-saving lessons. Osage Sky News 6 HD was over the scene as the cadets went through high angle rope rescue training Monday ...

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