Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

On 11th of April in the city of Yekaterinburg EMERCOM held training of extinquishing the highest building of the city – 190m and 54 storey skyscraper “Vysotsky”. 66 persons, 14 units of military equipment including 68m hoist and helicopter MI-8 participated in the training.

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Conditional victims enter the building

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

The first fire truck is approaching right along the oncoming traffic lane.

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Other trucks are coming

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Firemen formation

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Go go go! It took them 16 min to climb 200 m being fully equipped!

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

The vehicle with the hoister mechanism is reaching the main entrance of the building.

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

The crew in the vehicle consists of 2-3 persons only, everything is automated. A fighter occupies his working place.

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

A cabin with fire hydrant rises up. But a 68 m boom does not reach even the middle of the 200 m building.

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

50 m ladder

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

There are also these EMERCOM rescuers to act on height

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

In extreme case people are evacuated by a helicopter.

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

People are watching the operation

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Conditional psychologists and doctors work with the conditional victims

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Discussing the training

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Emergency response team keeps up working outside

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

Rehearsing stretching of hoses

Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg

During the training the firemen had to go up the 51st floor on foot and go down back with the conditional victims. Nobody suffered.

Let’s hope they won’t have to do it in real situations.

Location: Yekaterinburg

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4 thoughts on “Extinguishing The Highest Building In Yekaterinburg”

  1. Thankfully it was only a training. Most of those people look lost. Legs of the folding table are not locked properly in place in one of the pictures. Can you imagine the scale of the calamity if it were a real thing?

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