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    4/6/21 Queens 8th Alarm Box 7864

    You may be correct. There may not be that many.
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    4/6/21 Queens 8th Alarm Box 7864

    Ok I’m
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    4/6/21 Queens 8th Alarm Box 7864

    Do the math and you see that between 550 and 600 firefighters responded to the scene at one point today. The majority of departments in this country don’t have that many total members. And only like 25 - 30 departments in this country have that many on duty at a time.
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    3/28/21 Bronx 4th Alarm Box 3186

    Solid work by TL033 chauffeur in positioning the bucket. Undoubtedly saved that member a trip to the burn unit. Tip o da helmet
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    NYPD going encrypt

    Yes. Not so much a problem with people listening. But a tremendous problem when anarchists with $75.00 Beofang radios are calling in 10-13s directly over the air and jamming transmissions. For the reason of officer safety alone - it was time to encrypt.
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    Blitzfire Monitor?

    Blitzfire flows up to 500 GPM. Multiversal can flow 600-800-1000 GPM depending on tip size selected. Blitzfire is supplied with a single 2-1/2 line. Thus it can be moved around like a 2-1/2 line with a 20 pound nozzle and can be operated by a single fireman without having to fight nozzle...
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    FDNY - radio encryption

    Anyone else hearing that All FDNY frequencies will be encrypted by June or July of this year 2021
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    2/16/21 Bronx 10-77 Box 3551

    Lots of fires and issues in Tracey Towers over the years
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    2/7/21 Bronx All Hands Box 2247

    Why did he have a fire journal ?
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    Blizzard activation?

    The brothers in Washington Heights got hit hard tonight. A 2nd and an all hands back to back
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    1/14/21 Brooklyn 5th Alarm Box 0268

    All members accounted for
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    Aerials Over 100 Feet ??

    FDNY has at last count if I remember correctly 142 ladder companies. To make rescues with aerials you have to be first and worse case scenario second due aerial to get in front of fire building. So specialized high teach ladders generally don’t make grabs unless they are first due. The extra...
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    12/31/20 Manhattan 10-75 Box 1297

    Happy New Year John
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    12/30/20 Manhattan 2nd Alarm Box 1335

    The Chief from Division 3 seems like he is having a bad night ?
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    12/20/20 Bronx 10-77 Box 2816

    Looks like a 600 foot stretch