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    Default Elevator experts

    I am writing a book on promotional interviews. I am interested in speaking to someone who is an expert on elevators. Here are the questions I have for you.


    1. Describe the call system for an elevator.
    2. Describe how the firefighter’s service works in an elevator.
    3. When would you take the elevator in a high rise fire?
    4. How do you know if the elevators are banked?
    5. Describe your procedures for a stuck elevator

    Please shoot me an email.

    Paul Lepore
    Battalion Chief

    Paul.lepore@cox.net

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    I'm no expert but I've been to quite a few elevator "rescues" due to crummy maintenace of the elevators at a hotel my old department responded to.

    John Mittendorf's Truck Company Operations published by Fire Engineering has a good section dealing with elevators.

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    Chief,
    check your email.
    My posts reflect my views and opinions, not the organization I work for or my IAFF local. Some of which they may not agree. I.A.C.O.J. member
    "I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them."
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    during Virginia's Convention to Ratify the Constitution, 1788
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