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Local firefighters practice high-angle rope rescue drills

City of Naples firefighter Steve Kofsky performs a high-angle rope rescue drill from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff

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City of Naples firefighter Steve Kofsky performs a high-angle rope rescue drill from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff

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  • Golden Gate firefighter Jesus Padilla rappels down the side of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples firefighter Steve Kofsky performs a high-angle rope rescue drill from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples firefighter Steve Kofsky performs a high-angle rope rescue drill from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • Naples firefighter Dan Zunzunegui prepares rappelling rope for high-angle rope rescue drills on the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples firefighter Greg Bruner checks the view from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building before performing a high-angle rope rescue drill on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples firefighter Steve Kofsky performs a high-angle rope rescue drill from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples firefighter Greg Bruner checks the view from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building before performing a high-angle rope rescue drill on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • Local firefighters perform high-angle rope rescue drills from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • Battalion chief Pete DiMaria, with the City of Naples Fire Department, prepares a rappelling rope for firefighter Steve Kofsky, left, during high-angle rope rescue drills on the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples Fire Department driver/engineer Mark Vesely, center left, firefighter Steve Kofsk, center, and resident manager Bob Coffeen, center right, prepare their rappelling gear for high-angle rope rescue drills on the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • Local firefighters perform high-angle rope rescue drills from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples Fire Department Battalion Chief Marc SanAngelo, right, congratulates Army veteran Bob Coffeen on a successful rappel down the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • Local firefighters perform high-angle rope rescue drills from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff
  • City of Naples firefighter Steve Kofsky performs a high-angle rope rescue drill from the roof of the 28-story Enclave at Park Shore building on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in Naples. City of Naples Fire Department hosted the training to give local rescue teams an opportunity to practice rope rescue procedures on one of the tallest building in the area. David Albers/Staff

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