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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #675 on: December 03, 2018, 06:28:28 PM »
NYC Firewire - 12/3/18:  E-205/L-118's apparatus door was recently replaced. This morning, the old door was unveiled at the 9/11 museum.

     

     

     

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #675 on: December 03, 2018, 06:28:28 PM »

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #679 on: December 05, 2018, 10:13:26 PM »
GREAT picture mack....a lot of FDNY History came out of that FH.

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #680 on: December 05, 2018, 11:55:27 PM »
  Look carefully and notice E283 firehouse was a half-sized version of E284/L149 firehouse. ;)

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #681 on: December 06, 2018, 12:11:14 AM »
  Look carefully and notice E283 firehouse was a half-sized version of E284/L149 firehouse. ;)


E 284/L 149                  E 283:

 


E 284/L 149 current:



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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #682 on: December 06, 2018, 03:32:10 AM »
214 BRISTOL ST bet SUTTER & BLAKE AVES.... https://www.facebook.com/paul.hashagen.author/photos/a.409580105813416/1694346187336795/?type=3&theater


214 Bristol Street firehouse:

     
Take a close look and see how clean the street was. Times sure have changed and, of course, not for the better.

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #683 on: December 07, 2018, 12:11:29 AM »
Engine 283/Division 15  firehouse  885 Howard Avenue  Brownsville, Brooklyn  Division 15, Battalion 58 “Brownsville”

     Engine 283 organized 214 Bristol Street                                                 1913
     Engine 283 new firehouse 885 Howard Avenue                                       1973

     Engine 283-2 organized 214 Bristol Street at Engine 283                         1931
     Engine 283-2 disbanded                                                                       1946

     Squad 4 organized 107 Watkins Street at Engine 231                             1955
     Squad 4 moved 214 Bristol Street at Engine 283                                    1956
     Squad 4 new firehouse 885 Howard Avenue w/Engine 283                      1973
     Squad 4 disbanded                                                                              1975
     Squad 4 reorganized 885 Howard Street at Engine 283                           1975
     Squad 4 disbanded                                                                              1976

     Division 15 located at 214 Bristol Street at Engine 283                      1949-1956
     Division 15 located at 885 Howard Avenue                                       1978-1995
     Division 15 became Division 7                                                               1995
     Division 15 reorganized 885 Howard Avenue at Engine 283                      1999

     Hydrant Service 15 moved 214 Bristol Street at Engine 283               1949-1957
 
     Ambulance 2 organized 365 Jay Street at Rescue 2                                 1938
     Ambulance 2 moved 489 St. Johns Place at Engine 280                           1949
     Ambulance 2 moved 1336 60th Street at Engine 247                              1963
     Ambulance 2 moved 1361 Rockaway Parkway at Engine 257                   1967
     Ambulance 2 moved 489 St. Johns Place at Engine 280                           1968
     Ambulance 2 moved 885 Howard Avenue at Engine 283                          1977
     Ambulance 2 became Mobile Medical Unit 2                                            1987
     Mobile Medical Unit 2 moved 32 Ralph Avenue at Engine 222                   1990
     Mobile Medical 2 became Rehab 2                                                          1995
     
     Battalion 44 located at 855 Howard Avenue at Engine 283                 1995-1996

     Decon Unit 283 organized 885 Howard Avenue at Engine 283                  2003


Engine 283 organized - November 17, 1913:

     


Engine 283 - 1913 Department Orders:

     

     


Engine 283 at 214 Bristol Street:

     

     


885 Howard Avenue:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


Engine 283 1913 steamer:

     


Engine 283 1913 hose wagon:

     

     


Engine 283 1934:

     


Engine 283 – “Busiest in Brooklyn” – 1934:

   http://bklyn.newspapers.com/image/59988943/?terms=engine+283+firehouse


1964 - Runs & Workers:

     
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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #684 on: December 07, 2018, 12:12:28 AM »
Engine 283 (continued)

Engine 283 Mack:

     


Engine 283 WLF CD spare 1950s:

     


Engine 283 1962 Mack w/FRA (Friction Reducing Agent) tank and injection:

     


Engine 283 1968 Mack:

     


Engine 283 1975 Mack:

     


Engine 283 1983 ALF:

     


Engine 283 Ferrara "Spirit of Louisiana" pumper:

     

     

     

     

Engine 283:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #685 on: December 07, 2018, 12:14:08 AM »
Engine 283 (continued)

Engine 283/Division 15:

     

     

     

     


Engine 283 Centennial:

     

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #686 on: December 07, 2018, 12:15:01 AM »
Engine 283 (continued)

Engine 283 medals:

     THOMAS J. MONAGHAN CAPT. ENG. 283 1928 1929 STEPHENSON

         

          1929 Stephenson Medal awarded to Captain Thomas J. Monaghan for best FDNY company for administration during 1928.

     BENJAMIN AARONSON LT. ENG. 283 JUN. 4, 1942 1943 KENNY

         

         

          LT Benjamin Aaronson apprehended an armed hold-up suspect on Church and Flatbush Avenues June 4, 1942.

     JAMES P. CHRISTY LT. ENG. 283 NOV. 22, 1950 1951 SCOTT

     SALVATORE F. INGRASSIA FF. ENG. 283 DEC. 26, 1970 1971 COLUMBIA

     RAYMOND H. NURNBERGER LT. ENG. 283 FEB. 24, 1974 1975 BROOKMAN

     MICHAEL J. LOFTUS FF. ENG. 283 AUG. 13, 1980 1981 KRIDEL

         

          FF Michael J. Loftus awarded the 1981 Kridel Medal for rescue efforts at Brooklyn Box 1672, August 13, 1980 following collapse which claimed the life of BC Frank T. Tuttlemondo, Battalion 44.
   

Engine 283 LODD:

     LIEUTENANT GEORGE P. OATES ENGINE 283 March 3, 1949

          LT George P. Oats died as a result of injuries received on duty.

     FIREFIGHTER VINCENT MORELLO LADDER 35 (ASSIGNED ENGINE 283) SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

          FF Vincent Morello was killed at the World Trade Center.

         

          http://www.qchron.com/editions/central/firefighter-remembered-with-warm-smiles-and-fond-memories/article_ef5af56e-073b-5491-b5f7-589659242ab2.html
     
          http://bravestmemorial.net/html/members/morello_vincent_fr_l035.html


          RIP.  Never forget.


Brownsville:

     

     

     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brownsville,_Brooklyn

     http://theweeklynabe.com/2012/06/15/brownsville-brooklyn-and-the-curse-of-geography/









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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #687 on: December 07, 2018, 12:29:27 AM »
Squad 4  firehouses  107 Watkins Street, 214 Bristol Street and 885 Howard Avenue  Brownsville, Brooklyn  15th Division, 44th Battalion                                                                                        DISBANDED

     Squad 4 organized 107 Watkins Street at Engine 231                                 1955
     Squad 4 moved 214 Bristol Street at Engine 283                                        1956
     Squad 4 moved 885 Howard Avenue at Engine 283                                    1973
     Squad 4 disbanded                                                                                   1975
     Squad 4 reorganized 885 Howard Avenue at Engine 283                              1975
     Squad 4 disbanded                                                                                   1976

Squad 4 organization ceremony, November 15, 1955, at Engine 231/Ladder 120/Battalion 44, 107 Watkins Street:

     

     

     


107 Watkins Street firehouse 1955-1956:

     

     


214 Bristol Street 1956-1973:

     


885 Howard Avenue 1974-1975, 1975-1976:

     


Squad 4 apparatus:

     

     

     

     


Squad 4 Runs and Workers:

               Year          Runs          Workers
           1955-1958     N/A              N/A                         
               1959         2272             468
               1960         2859             371
               1961         3362             314
               1962         4056             459
               1963          N/A              N/A
               1964         3651             539
               1965         6240             817
               1966         7483           1139
               1967         8623           1434
               1968         7866           2075
               1969         8277          2308
               1970         9791           3098
               1971         8952           2765
               1972         5965           2112
               1973         3958           1852
               1974         4332           2259
               1975         4686           2606
               1976            Disbanded     


Squad 4 medals:

     CARMINE F. CELLA FF. SQUAD 4 JUL. 1, 1961 1962 THIRD ALARM

         

     HENRY J. WHITE FF. SQUAD 4 JAN. 10, 1964 1965 PRENTICE

         

     ROBERT J. CHEESEMAN FF. SQUAD 4 FEB. 8, 1971 1972 EMERALD

         

     WILLIAM M. HEALY LT. SQD. 4 E-286 NOV. 10, 1972 1973 HOLY NAME


Squad 4 LODD:

     FF Lorenzo Warlick, January 1, 1967

         

          Fireman Lorenzo Warlick of Squad 4 and another fireman were treated for smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. Both were taken to the hospital. Fireman Warlick was placed on medical leave and assigned to Fire Communications, Fire Prevention and District Office 13. He suffered a fatal heart attack on January 5, 1967. He was thirty-five years old. (From "The Last Alarm")


     RIP.  Never forget.





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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #688 on: December 07, 2018, 01:06:21 AM »
Engine 283 and Squad 4 were previously in the 44th Battalion.

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Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Reply #689 on: December 13, 2018, 10:24:48 AM »
Squad 8 firehouse 3730 Victory Blvd  Travis, Staten Island  Special Operations Command

     Squad 8 organized 3730 Victory Boulevard                     December 10, 2018


     

     

     https://www.silive.com/news/2018/07/fdny_staten_islands_first_squa.html


3730 Victory Boulevard:

     

     

     

     

     

     



Squad 8:

     

     

     

     

     


Squad 8:

     


Squad 8 - December 10, 2018:

     

     

     https://www.silive.com/news/2018/12/first-day-on-the-job-for-staten-islands-new-fdny-squad-co-8.html


Location:

     

     


Neighborhood - Travis, Staten Island:

     https://www.oldstatenisland.org/travis.html

     http://forgotten-ny.com/2006/03/travis-staten-island/





Congratulations and good luck - Squad 8.

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