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    mack replied to the thread ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES..
    FF Richard Hassan, E 17 Note - pictures submitted by his daughter, our new site member Thebesteng17 Prayers for Richard and his...
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    mack replied to the thread ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES..
    Richard Hassan. AKA "The Best". FF Fort Pitt from 1/7/1961 to 6/29/1985. He became a fire Marshal in 1985 and retired in 1995. He...
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    mack replied to the thread MANS BEST FRIEND..
    43 Battalion used to ride with BC's Dalmatian "Rex". Early 1970s.
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    mack replied to the thread FDNY/NYPD Second jobs.
    FDNY had strict outside job regulations back in my father's day. There were specific rules about types of jobs, when you could work...
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    mack replied to the thread 2 5 alarm fired.
    How FDNY handled SI brushfire season in following years - sending other boro engine companies to SI firehouses (E 164/L 84) on dry/windy...
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    mack replied to the thread 2 5 alarm fired.
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    mack replied to the thread 2 5 alarm fired.
    There were many Brooklyn and Manhattan companies operating. Manhattan companies took the SI Ferry or went through NJ. Brooklyn...
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    mack replied to the thread 2 5 alarm fired.
    I remember when SI had three 5-alarms burning at the same time. Black Saturday, April 20, 1963...
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    SI just got Squad 8 which does not leave SI, unlike Rescue 5 which covers parts of Brooklyn. Although it would be nice to have...
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    mack replied to the thread News of Members.
    Welcome to a new member "Mickey" who retired from Engine 167/Ladder 87, in the Boro of Richmond. Mickey has retired to Florida and is a...
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    mack replied to the thread NY Daily News Today-9/23/21.
    Critics who use reduced fire incidents as the sole criteria for maintaining current fire company levels ignore the important reason for...
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    mack replied to the thread NY Daily News Today-9/23/21.
    Very interesting thread with a lot of conflicting comments, opinions, facts. That's good. All opinions welcomed but let's keep them...
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    Just an observation - I know a lot may go into relocating companies. Looks like south BK took a hit with E245, L169 and the 43 out of...
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    mack replied to the thread News of Members.
    Thank you - John Bendick.
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    mack replied to the thread News of Members.
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