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High-Rise Tips: Stretching Upstairs

Minimize kinks and ease advancement     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes Revisited: Ray McCormack discusses a way of stretching a hoseline up a stairwell to minimize kinking and all for easy advancement of the line. These videos are for ...

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High-Rise Ops: The Apartment Stretch

Recon, drop points, and more     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave McGrail discusses high-rise apartment firefighting, including establishing a fire attack stairwell; the role of the truck company in recon; hoseline drop points; door ...

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Rescues at D.C. High-Rise Apartment Fire

People trapped in eight-story apartment building   (DC Fire and EMS, Twitter) Jonathan Franklin, WUSA9, with permissionWASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Several people were trapped in an 8-story apartment tower that caught fire Sunday afternoon in Southwest D.C., Fire and EMS officials said.According ...

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Fire on Roof of New York High-Rise

Cooling tower fire at Manhattan Box 0979     MANHATTAN – The FDNY responded to a fire on the top of a 21-story residential high-rise, according to the New York Post. Firefighters responded to East 66th Street near Third Avenue ...

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Fire at St. Paul Senior High-Rise

Fire on the 11th floor     ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Firefighters responded to a fire in a high-rise for seniors Monday night according to KARE 11. Firefighters were dispatched to the Wilder Park Condominiums at approximately 8:45 p.m. for ...

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TFT Releases New High-Rise Kits

Configurable for Different Standpipe Installations     Valparaiso, IN: TFT has introduced all new High Rise Kits that help eliminate cumbersome hose line setups and allow for easy visibility of the supply pressure at the standpipe. The kits includes a ...

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