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Brooklyn / 7-18-18...BKLYN AH 271.
« Last post by 68jk09 on Today at 04:29:38 AM »
0422 hrs 10-75 for ENG*237s Home Box....0426 hrs BN*28 using AH for a Fire on the top floor of 59 Morgan Ave bet Grattan St & Harrison Place a 3 sty 25x40 row frame OMD....0436 hrs Fire top floor rear apt 3R & into the cockloft DWH....0440 hrs DV*11 orders extra E&T..210 act 237 & 140 DWH.....0450 hrs DV*11 reports PWH.....0502 hrs all searches NEG  Fire UC https://www.google.com/maps/place/59+Morgan+Ave,+Brooklyn,+NY+11237/@40.705863,-73.93201,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c25c01a750f909:0xffce2129f09167f8!8m2!3d40.7058626!4d-73.9320096?hl=en-US
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History / Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Last post by 68jk09 on Today at 02:55:11 AM »
^^^^^^^ There was a photo in the Chicago Tribune of a Community Protest outside 218 during the "supposed fiscal crisis" in 1975 when they were threatened with closing...not sure if the photo was on here or ?
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History / Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Last post by 68jk09 on Today at 01:59:11 AM »
^^^^^ Prior to BN*28 being organized at 271 (from BN*37-2 at 222) 218 was in BN*35....BN*60 rotated every third night from 1800 to 2400 hrs between BNs 35...44 & ?? acting as another Section (some great BCs & BN*FFs in the Unit) ...during the remaining hrs they were in Qtrs w/218 & responded at the Dispatchers discretion.
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Manhattan / Re: 7/17/18 Manhattan 2nd Alarm Box 1631
« Last post by 68jk09 on Today at 01:37:14 AM »
It's odd that they relocated 2 companies from the same house 92 and 44?
Not really a good idea but it has been done.
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News and Events / Re: FF Patty Sorger (TL-119) retires
« Last post by mack on Today at 01:32:01 AM »
Congratulations - enjoy your retirement.

     
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General Discussion / Re: ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.
« Last post by 68jk09 on Today at 01:08:37 AM »
RET CPT FRANK R. CIAVARELLA.. SAFETY DIVISION..WW2 VETERAN....On 7-14-18 at 93 yrs of age...RET 9-18-86 after 35 yrs OTJ REST IN PEACE BROTHER...THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE BOTH MILITARY (US ARMY AIR CORPS WW2 ) & FDNY....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES.
Quite an impressive Obituary.... www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/long-island-city-ny/frank-ciavarella-7934195 ........Funeral Mass: St. Mary R.C. Church]
10-08 49th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Wednesday 7/18/2018 10:30 am

Interment: 7-18-18 All Faiths Cemetery
67-29 Metropolitan Avenue
Middle Village, NY 11379
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History / Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Last post by mack on Today at 12:52:14 AM »
Bushwick - 1970s:

     

     

     


Bushwick - 1980s:

     

     

     


Bushwick - 1990s:

     
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History / Re: FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section
« Last post by mack on Today at 12:44:56 AM »
Engine 218  firehouse  650 Hart Street    Bushwick, Brooklyn  11th Division, 28th Battalion  "Bushwick Bomberos"

     Engine 18 BFD organized 112 Seigel Street                                                     1877
     Engine 18 BFD new firehouse 650 Hart Street                                                 1887
     Engine 18 BFD became Engine 18 FDNY                                                         1898
     Engine 18 became Engine 118                                                                       1899
     Engine 118 became Engine 218                                                                     1913
     Engine 218 disbanded  (July 2)                                                                      1975
     Engine 218 reorganized (July 4)                                                                     1975

     Engineer 7 BFD organized 112 Seigel Street                                                   1885
     Engineer 7 BFD moved 55 Morgan Street at Engine 37 BFD                             1896
     Engineer 7 BFD became Battalion 7 FDNY                                                      1898
     Battalion 7 moved to 650 Hart Street at Engine 18                                         1898
     Battalion 7 became Battalion 27                                                                   1898
     Battalion 27 disbanded                                                                                1906

     Battalion 37 organized and operated at 650 Hart Street at Engine 118 (218)  1906-1949

     Battalion 60 organized 650 Hart Street at Engine 218                                     1970
     Battalion 60 disbanded                                                                                 1975

          Note:  Battalion 60 was organized to respond to alarms only and had no administrative responsibilities.  It could be relocated where needed.


Engine 18 BFD at 112 Seigel Street:
     
     

     

     

     

          Note:  Elm Street renamed Hart Street.


650 Hart Street:
     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


Engine 218 1936 Mack pumper:

     


Engine 218 Mack CF pumper early 1970s:
 
     


Engine 218:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


Engine 218:

     

     


Engine 218 members:

     

     

     

     

     


Engine 218 Medals:

     JOHN E. MAHER FF. ENG. 218  JAN. 17, 1972 1973 JOHNSTON

     JAMES F. KEENAGHAN FF. ENG. 218 DEC. 11, 1972 1973 WAGNER


Engine 218 LODDs:

     FIREFIGHTER WILLIAM MAURER ENGINE 218  November 2, 1912

          FF William Maurer, Engine 113's driver, died responding to a fire when he fell from steamer.

         

         

     CAPTAIN WILLIAM L. CASEY ENGINE 218 February 9, 1955

          Capt. William L. Casey, 15-year veteran, died as a result of injuries sustained while operating at a fire on February 1st.

     FIREFIGHTER GEORGE P. LINNEMANN ENGINE 218 February 18, 1968 1968 - BROOKLYN, NY

          FF George P. Linnemann, 25-year veteran, died as a result of injuries sustained while operating at a Brooklyn 4th alarm fire.


     RIP.  Never forget.


Engine 218 neighborhood:

     

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








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