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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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In apartment structures, only 4% of high-rise cases have fire spread but 10% of low-rises do.
Within West Yorkshire, the fire service has records of 687 high-rise blocks, including 50 in Kirklees and 47 in Calderdale.
A spokeswoman for the LFB said: "On June 22, an interim change to pre-determined attendance for high-rise buildings was introduced.
During the hearing, a report prepared by the Mirpurkhas commissioner was submitted in the Sindh High Court, according to which 16 high-rises had been built so far in Mirpurkhas.
Buildings or high-rise establishments must have fire alarm systems, fire detectors, fire extinguishers, automatic fire sprinklers system (AFSS), among others.
It adds that no new cladding will be used on high-rise blocks until the review is completed, that includes the proposed scheme to over clad the Maelfa and Channel View.
Each high-rise is built to be fire proof; this means fire should be contained within the individual flat.
Garden-style generally have less than 20 apartment homes per building and have experienced lower net operating income growth in the past 15 years than their high-rise counterparts.
According to the new issue of the Index, the residential market--specifically high-rise condominium and apartment developments--will continue to lead growth in the overall industry throughout 2015.
ii) The Environmental Effects from Rapid Development of High-Rise Building in Penang Island:
The High-Rise Living Forum was established in November 2002, to bring people together from high-rise blocks across the borough, to network and look at real issues affecting people's lives.
Although parcels in the central parts of European cities remain very expensive and construction costs increase depending on a building's height, high-rise buildings remain a profitable investment.

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