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LODD Anniversary: FDNY Vandalia Avenu...

A look back at a tragic fire on Dec. 18, 1998   (NIST photo)   On December 18, 1998, several fire companies...

LODD Anniversary: FDNY Vandalia Avenue Fire
posted on: Dec 19, 2017

Firefighters Highlight Ladder Shortag...

Union says longest ladder was about 100 feet   In this photo taken from video, smoke rises from a high-rise...

Firefighters Highlight Ladder Shortage at London Fire
posted on: Jul 10, 2017

Test the Flow

Strategies for verifying flow effectiveness By Paul Shapiro Published Thursday, January 1, 2015 | From the January...

Test the Flow
posted on: Jun 29, 2015

Fighting Fire with a Standpipe or an ...

Considering the best way to get water on a fire in a multi-story building By Mike Kirby and Tom Lakamp Published...

Fighting Fire with a Standpipe or an Engine Stretch
posted on: Jun 29, 2015

Venting High-Rise Fires

High-rise buildings are normally difficult to vent because it’s not as simple as removing a few windows. Options...

Venting High-Rise Fires
posted on: Jun 27, 2015

Finding the Fire

Locating the fire in a high-rise building is challenging but crucial. Stretching hoselines in high-rises is so labor...

Finding the Fire
posted on: Apr 16, 2015

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