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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #945 on: February 18, 2019, 07:29:53 PM »
When i came OTJ i was assigned to 108 ..... back then 124 was in our BN (35) prior to BN*37-2  moving over & becoming the 28.....some great Members in 124 thru the War Years while Bushwick was burning & in addition to their own work back then they did a lot of work while relocated.....the FH was one of (if not) the last FH with separate kitchens & separate HWs....the wall was broken through after my good friend (& a former CPT of 124) Howie Carlson RIP got Promoted to BC..... that is the depiction of this patch... https://postimg.cc/yJDnFFV0

BC Howie Carlson - FF ENG*277/FF LAD*175/FF R*4/LT LAD*120/CPT LAD*124/B.C. BN*51    RIP


     

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #945 on: February 18, 2019, 07:29:53 PM »

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #946 on: February 20, 2019, 08:41:04 PM »
     District Engineer 8 BFD became Battalion 8 FDNY                                        1898
     Battalion 8 became Battalion 28                                                                 1898
     Battalion 28 renumbered as 38                                                                  1906
     Battalion 28 reorganized 836 Quincy Street at Engine 222                            1969  from BC37-2
     Battalion 28 moved 394 Himrod Street at Engine 271                                   1971

1898 - 1900   Battalion 28   E14     E17     E34     E35                 L11         
1900 - 1906   Battalion 28   E114   E117   E122   E134   E135      L61         
1969 - 1973   Battalion 28   E252   E271   E277                          L112   L124      TCU732
1973 - 1975   Battalion 28   E252   E271   E277                          L112   L124      
1975 - 1979   Battalion 28   E206   E218   E271   E277                L112   L124      
1979 - 1989   Battalion 28   E206   E218   E237   E271   E277      L112   L124      
1989 -           Battalion 28   E206   E218   E237   E238   E271      L106   L124      

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #947 on: February 20, 2019, 11:47:19 PM »
Engine 21  firehouse  238 E 40th Street  Midtown East, Manhattan Division 3, Battalion 8 "The 21 Club"

     Engine 21 organized 216 E 40th Street former volunteer firehouse                               1865
     Engine 21 moved 105 E 41st Street                                                                           1881
     Engine 21 new firehouse 216 E 40th Street                                                                1881
     Engine 21 new firehouse 238 E 40th Street                                                                1940

     High Ladder 1 located 238 E 40th Street at Engine 21                                                 1964
     High Ladder 1 disbanded                                                                                          1966


Pre-FDNY:

     Hose 53 Naiad organized 179 Church Street                                                              1852
     Hose 53 Naiad moved 108 Greenwich Street                                                             1854
     Hose 53 Naiad moved 216 E 40th Street                                                                   1859
     Hose 53 Naiad disbanded                                                                                        1865

     Hose 53 Naiad firehouise 179 Church Street:

         

     Hose 53 Naiad lost 3 firefighters LODDs - Michael Flynn, Dan MacKay, Alexander MacKay at the WT Jennings and Company Clothing Store fire at 231 Broadway on April 25, 1854.

         

          http://www.boweryboyshistory.com/2014/04/history-in-making-425-in-memory-of.html

     Hose 23 Naiad firehouse at 216 E 40th Street was original quarters for Engine 21.


Engine 21:

     


Engine 21 firehouse 216 E 40th Street 1881-1940:   

     

     


Engine 21 firehouse 238 E 40th Street 1940-current:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


Engine 21 firehouse 238 E 40th Street:

     

     

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #948 on: February 20, 2019, 11:48:34 PM »
Engine 21 (continued):


Engine 21:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #949 on: February 20, 2019, 11:49:43 PM »
Engine 21 (continued)

Engine 21:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


High Ladder 1 1964-1966:

     
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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #950 on: February 20, 2019, 11:50:10 PM »
Engine 21 (continued)


Engine 21:

     

     

     

     

     

     
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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #951 on: February 20, 2019, 11:50:54 PM »
Engine 21 (continued)


Engine 21 medals:

     WILLIAM REILLY FF. ENG. 21 APR. 9, 1889 1891 JAMES GORDON BENNETT

     GEORGE J. FOX CAPT. ENG. 21 MAR. 19, 1906 1907 WERTHEIM

         

     THOMAS P. HARTNETT CAPT. ENG. 21 JAN. 15, 1948 1949 LA GUARDIA

     RICHARD T. SMULCZESKI FF. ENG. 21 JUL. 7, 1981 1982 COMPANY OFFICERS

         

     WILLIAM E. DUDLEY LT. ENG. 21 FEB. 2, 1995 1996 TREVOR-WARREN


Engine 21 LODDs:

     FIREFIGHTER PETER F. BOWEN ENGINE 21 March 24, 1900

         

          Killed FF William J. Smith Engine 21 and Foreman John Grady Ladder 2 in collapse in a factory building fire at 213-215 E 44th Street.

     FIREFIGHTER WILLIAM J. SMITH ENGINE 21 March 24, 1900

          Killed with FF Peter F. Bowen Engine 21 and Foreman John Grady Ladder 2 in collapse in a factory building fire at 213-215 E 44th Street.
 
     LIEUTENANT FREDERICK SCHULTZ ENGINE 21 January 3, 1910

         

          Died from injuries received in cellar fire on December 31, 1910 at 336 E 38th Street from poisonous gas and submersion in cellar water.
 
     CAPTAIN WILLIAM BURKE JR ENGINE 21 September 11, 2001

         

         

          Captain William Burke was killed at the World Trade Center.

          http://todayremember.blogspot.com/2011/12/today-we-remember-captain-william-burke_28.html

     FIREFIGHTER WILLIAM E. WOODLON ENGINE 21 August 20, 2016

         

          Firefighter William E. Woodlon died from a WTC-related illness.

          https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fdny-goodbye-hero-died-9-11-linked-lung-cancer-article-1.2773081

          https://www.firehero.org/fallen-firefighter/william-woody-woodlon/
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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #952 on: February 20, 2019, 11:51:25 PM »
Engine 21 (continued):


Midtown Manhattan:

     

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #953 on: February 21, 2019, 12:03:19 AM »
High Ladder 1:

     

     

     


High ladders' history:

     2 high ladder units purchased in 1961
     Assigned to Ladder 13 and Ladder 24
     146 ft, 7 sections
     Magirus ladder on Mack-C rearmount
     Originally equipped with elevator lift which was removed
     Ladder 13 high ladder moved to Ladder 24 as separate unit - High Ladder 1
     High Ladder 1 moved to Engine 324 for Worlds Fair - 1964
     High Ladder 1 moved to Engine 21 when Worlds Fair closed for winter - 1964
     Ladder 24's apparatus became High Ladder 2 and moved to Engine 324 for Worlds Fair - 1965
     High Ladder 2 assigned to Ladder 119 as apparatus after Worlds Fair closed - 1965
     High Ladder 1 and High Ladder 2 only responded on special calls when designated as high ladder
     High ladders required significant maintenance and were unable to carry typical truck company ground ladders, equipment
     High Ladders were retrofitted with 100 ft ladders and were assigned as Tactical Control Units 712 and 731 - 1969


Ladder 119 assigned high ladder apparatus:

     


Tactical Control Units (TCUs) - modified with 100 ft ladders:

     TCU 712:

         

         


     TCU 731:

         


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