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Offline kfd274

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Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« on: December 02, 2009, 08:25:24 PM »
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Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2009, 09:44:09 PM »
"KFD274", For some reason I wasn't able to download it. I don't think it's something wrong, I just don't have the skill (or brains) to know how to do it. I sure would like to know what company had three sections. It must be during the War Years, Right ?
  Can you cheat a little and let us know ?

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2009, 10:09:08 PM »
Multiply the number of sections by 10 ;)

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2009, 10:12:28 PM »
Engine 30, the curent home to the Fire Museum, unless you count the Big House in Jamaica, Queens with 3 separate engine companies. My uncle was born next door to E30 and went on to be a Battalion Chief.
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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2009, 11:18:27 PM »
"KFD274", For some reason I wasn't able to download it. I don't think it's something wrong, I just don't have the skill (or brains) to know how to do it. I sure would like to know what company had three sections. It must be during the War Years, Right ?
  Can you cheat a little and let us know ?

nfd2004 - just double click where the paper clip is at the bottom of the post,  Three Section Company.docx
« Last Edit: December 03, 2009, 04:14:27 PM by kfd274 »

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2009, 11:30:05 PM »
My PC could not open it but I knew the answer.  BTW, does anybody know what ladder company was in that house? ??? ;)

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2009, 11:40:12 PM »
My PC could not open it but I knew the answer.  BTW, does anybody know what ladder company was in that house? ??? ;)

Ladder 8

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2009, 10:05:24 AM »
There was no ladder company with E30, not even on a combination basis.

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2009, 10:38:09 AM »
   They were at Engine 30 from Oct. 1, 1914 to April 26, 1915 while Varick St. was being widened for a new subway line and Ladder 8's two bay firehouse was cut down to one bay. Also Ladder 8's second section which was disbanded during the firehouse "makeover" was later reorganized at E30's firehouse on April 17, 1917 and remained there until July 19, 1917 when they returned to 14 N. Moore St. and remained in service until May 1, 1918. ;)

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2009, 11:11:08 AM »
So at that firehouse, it was Engine 30 section 1 (30-1), 30 section 2 (30-2), and 30 section 3 (30-3). Is that right ? I just thought that the second sections were added only for the War Years. So maybe I've been wrong about this.  ??? ???

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2009, 11:47:22 AM »
LADDER 8 MANHATTAN
ORG. 153 Franklin St. FQ Vol. (Oct. 16, 1865)
RELOC. 7 North Moore St. FQ Vol. (Mar. 1, 1869)
NQTRS. 14 North Moore St. (Jun. 18, 1905)
RELOC. 278 Spring St. At E-30 (Oct. 1, 1914)
RQTRS. 14 North Moore St. (Apr. 26, 1915)
DISB. (Jul. 2, 1975)
REORG. 14 North Moore St. (Jul. 4, 1975)

ENGINE 30 MANHATTAN
ORG. 18 Renwick St. FQ Vol. (Oct. 25, 1865)
RELOC. 253 Spring St. FQ Vol. (May 1, 1866)
NQTRS. 278 Spring St. W/ E-30(2) (Jun. 1, 1905)
DISB. (Apr. 1, 1959)

ENGINE 30 (2) MANHATTAN
ORG. 278 Spring St. At E-30 (Jun. 1, 1905)
DISB. (May 18, 1918)
REORG. 278 Spring St. At E-30 (Dec. 3, 1925)
DISB. (Jul. 1, 1939)

ENGINE 30 (3) MANHATTAN
ORG. 278 Spring St. At E-30 (Mar. 1, 1909)
DISB. (May 23, 1911)
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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2009, 11:54:05 AM »
Second sections have been around since just before the begining of the 20th century. Many Manhattan companies had 2nd sections going all the way up to 1947 and even 1957 (L22, E76). Many firehouses were actually built with 2nd bays for 2 sections like E7/L1, E30(3 bay 3 sect.), E31, E76 (on W. 102nd St.), E80 (L23 moved in 1918), E91/L43, E93/L45, E264/E328/L134 (E264 was 2 sections until 1939 when 2nd section became E328), L8 (was later cut down to 1 bay), L17 (E60 moved in 1948), L26 (52 E. 114th St./ E58 moved in 1948), L28 (E69 move in 1917), L35 on W. 63rd St (E40 moved in 1918).

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2009, 05:14:46 PM »
Thanks Vbcapt and G-man, I had no idea of that and thought second sections only came about because of the busy War Years. I guess it's true. You're NEVER Too old to learn something. Thanks Guys.

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2009, 11:01:01 PM »
Guess you got me there VB.

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Re: Only Company in FDNY History to have Three Sections???
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2009, 11:12:33 PM »
Separate from the concept of 2nd or 3rd sections, some engine companies used to run  with 2 pieces (i.e. pumper and hose wagon) on some or all of their boxes.   Do any of them (besides the engine/satellite responses) still do that  ?