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High Rise Challenges – Ti...

High Rise Challenges – Tips for Determining Floor Layout

Capt. Mike Gagliano, Seattle Fire Department   High-rise fires are intense. Everything about them presents a...

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FARS Presentation at Duba...

FARS Presentation at Dubai Fire Safety Technology Forum

Retired Seattle fire chief Gary Morris lectures on the Firefighter Air Replenishment System   The Fire...

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Remembering the Fatal Deu...

Remembering the Fatal Deutsche Bank Fire

Review the NIOSH firefighter fatality investigation to remember our fallen brothers On August 18, 2007, a...

Video: FARS Presentation at 2016 NFFF...

A presentation of FARS by Trevino and Gagliano Chief Mario Trevino and Captain Mike Gagliano gave a detailed...

Video: FARS Presentation at 2016 NFFF Technology Summit
posted on: Aug 15, 2016

Pittsburgh Firefighters Battle Baseme...

Fire in the basement of a 13-story high-rise quickly went to six alarms Pittsburgh firefighters work outside the...

Pittsburgh Firefighters Battle Basement Fire in Downtown High-Rise
posted on: Aug 2, 2016

Photos: Dubai Skyscraper Fire

Fire extends up exterior of residential high-rise ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —...

Photos: Dubai Skyscraper Fire
posted on: Jul 20, 2016

Bizarre Jobs and Lessons Learned

Empty bottles had to be filled in the freezing cold   Anthony Avillo Sometimes the most bizarre jobs present the...

Bizarre Jobs and Lessons Learned
posted on: Jul 19, 2016

FARS vs. Elevators: The Choice is Obv...

  The fire does not wait for the elevator to get loaded   Captain Mike Gagliano, Seattle Fire Department Any...

FARS vs. Elevators: The Choice is Obvious, Pt.1
posted on: Jul 19, 2016

Tampa High-Rise Drill Tests New Techn...

Downtown drill tests operations and mobile technology     Phil Winch on YouTube – Tampa Fire...

Tampa High-Rise Drill Tests New Technology
posted on: Jun 22, 2016

High-Rise Fires: Challenges and Solut...

Anthony Avillo   High-rises present challenges to the fire service that other buildings do not.  While the fire...

High-Rise Fires: Challenges and Solutions
posted on: May 11, 2016

Leather Lungs

That was a term used to distinguish those firefighters who, through years of fighting fires, had hardened their lungs...

Leather Lungs
posted on: May 4, 2016

UAE Considers New Safety Laws after S...

A series of skyscraper fires in Dubai lead to officials creating new fire safety regulations JON GAMBRELL, Associated...

UAE Considers New Safety Laws after Skyscraper Fires
posted on: Apr 27, 2016

RescueAir Donates Firefighter Air Rep...

Sunnyvale, CA – To help Sunnyvale’s emergency responders fight fires in large buildings like high- and...

RescueAir Donates Firefighter Air Replenishment System to Sunnyvale DPS Training Center
posted on: Apr 25, 2016

Fire Damages High-Rise Towers in UAE

Fire burned up the exterior of several towers in Ajman FAY ABUELGASIM, Associated Press AJMAN, United Arab Emirates...

Fire Damages High-Rise Towers in UAE
posted on: Mar 30, 2016

Three Dead, 15 Injured in Toronto Apa...

Fire at senior’s building in Toronto left four occupants in critical condition   TORONTO (AP) — Police say...

posted on: Feb 8, 2016

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