Kilgore, Brett
July 2008
Fire Chief;Jul2008, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p52
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the basics of advance elevator technology for rescuers knowledge. It cites that a new type of elevator called machine-room-less (MRL) with its smooth ride comes danger for fire service personnel to extricate trapped passengers. It states that in responding to escalator accidents the rescuers must always push the red stop button located in the top or bottom area. Elevators two types of machines are hydraulic and traction machines.


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