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The Myth of Air

Climbing with spare cylinders was next to impossible     By Michael M. Dugan Imagine you are responding to a fire in a high-rise building in your jurisdiction. Upon arrival, you have a working fire on the upper floor. The ...

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Rescues at High-Rise Fire in China

10 residents trapped in 16-story building     CGTN – Firefighters saved 10 residents trapped in a 16-story building where a fire broke out on April 19 at Zhongshan City, south China. The rescuers managed to put out the blaze ...

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Rescue at Chicago High-Rise Fire

Two rescued in Jewelers Row fire     CHICAGO (WLS) – Two firefighters were injured and others had to be rescued from a burning high-rise fire in the Loop Wednesday morning. The extra-alarm fire broke out just before 2 a.m. ...

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Breathing Air and Firefighter Safety

Recent years have provided much more information about the increasing health risks to firefighters during the normal course of doing their job. One aspect is the toxicity of the environment in which the firefighters work. The content of the smoke ...

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