ANY MOMENT: High-Rise Fire

February 2008
Fire Chief;Feb2008, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the exterior fire that occurred near the top of the 32-story Monte Carlo hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 25, 2008. It was stated that the fire was controlled by 120 firefighters in an hour by using a foam-like material. According to Steve Smith, the Las Vegas fire chief, the fire situation is risky to firefighters because they use the windows to direct their water stream to the fire source.


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