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Bronx / Re: 10/23/18 Bronx 10-75 Box 3326
« Last post by scamall dubh on Today at 10:09:19 PM »

Is that the new term for attached 2 story frame?
History / Re: Remembrance
« Last post by CFDMarshal on Today at 09:02:48 PM »
Chief, Thanks for the story! You need to keep them coming please.
I would think they would have a watchman on construction site's like these ? would be a good idea to mandate a Firewatch around the clock.
Brooklyn / 10/23/2018 All Hands Brooklyn Box 1752
« Last post by mikeindabronx on Today at 08:32:28 PM »
324 Van Siclen Ave., fire in a shed at the rear of

Box loaded up due to calls

Maybe..E-332,290,236,231, L-175,L-103, BN-44

L-120 FAST

D-15, AH/PWH
History / Re: Remembrance
« Last post by mikeindabronx on Today at 06:11:56 PM »
Chief, thanks for another great story
Manhattan / 10/23/18 Manhattan High Angle Rescue Box 707
« Last post by Signal73 on Today at 05:12:23 PM »
Location: 55 Hudson Yard

2 workers hanging on a Scaffolding 24 stories up

All Hands

These massive fires at "under construction complexes" are becoming a norm these days.  I wonder if any cities are looking at making code changes to battle this?  Seems like several approaches could be taken.  1 of the one something of is to reduce the amount of structures that could be left with open framing prior to the installation of sheet rock.  That obviously would help reduce the flame spread.

Another more drastic idea would be to require metal framing instead of allowing wood framing in structures over a certain size.  That obviously would be the best idea but would have an effect on the overall cost of a project.  I'm not sure how these under construction structures are insured while they are being built.  If they are insured, which I think they are, making the change to metal framing should drastically reduce insurance costs which may help offset the additional costs incurred.
Fire Operations / Re: New Deputy Chiefs Promoted
« Last post by IRISH on Today at 04:25:52 PM »
I forgot to add the photo

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