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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    Note in the Chicago area the company that does security at Sox Park and the United Center https://www.theblueline.com/findAJob/view/15976 they raised the starting pay to $25 an hour. I still think it should be ten dollars more. I should note that this out fit is owned by the same people that own...
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    High-rise elevator operations

    So the first due outside FF is the Otis firefighter?
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    Limited accesses highway

    Good afternoon, what is the response for FDNY regarding highways and incidents on limited accesses highways? For fires does one engine stay off the highway to tag a hydrant? Thanks and Happy Labor day weekend
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    FDNY and bordering suburbs

    In the tunnels would FDNY or a NJ FD also respond? I would imagine this would depend on direction of travel and location
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    FDNY and bordering suburbs

    I was not aware that the Port Authority had fire engines for the bridges and tunnels. I also know that several Chicago companies that border the suburbs carry wrenches and adapters for those burbs, same with suburban FD's that border the city. The only expectation is Elmwood park which has...
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    FDNY and bordering suburbs

    How common is it for FDNY and a bordering suburb to respond to the same incident? In the Chicago area for example CFD and Oak Park FD have responded together to fires on Austin, same with CFD and Evanston FD on Howard.
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    CFD Radio 800 system.

    Per the CFD twitter page, they will be using the 800MHZ trunked radios until further notice. The broadcastify feed now includes the 800 frequency
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    FDNY and bordering suburbs

    Good evening, anyone on here ever work in an area of NYC the borders the suburbs? In those areas do FDNY apparatuses carry hydrant wrenches and fittings for that suburb incase they get there first? Finally in the areas I mentioned how often do FDNY and the suburban FD get dispatched to the same...
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    High-rise elevator operations

    What is the rule for FDNY regarding using the elevators in high-rise's? Where I live in the Chicago area if it's fifth floor or bellow your going up the stairs, 5th floor or above they take the elevator two floors bellow the fire floor. Thanks.
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    High-rise elevator operations

    Good evening, With the FDNY who is usually assigned the "Otis" or elevator operator position on high rises fires? With CFD it's the driver off either the the third or second truck. Thanks.
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    FDNY apparatus placement

    Which also changes the ball game, might have to request power be cut/train traffic be stopped
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    FDNY apparatus placement

    I would imagine things such as trees and power lines change to ball game, I have feeling that you are taught to look out for them regardless if you driving an engine or truck.
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    FDNY apparatus placement

    Yes I think in Chicago they are big with the first in truck owing the front of the building. I would imagine that overhead obstructions such as power lines and trees can change things. When I listened to an episode of Chicagos bravest stories, it sounded like engineers (drivers on an engine...
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    FDNY apparatus placement

    Good evening, what is the typical placement of apparatuses for the FDNY on a fire scene? I know with CFD the first in engine pulls past the fire building to leave room for the first in truck. The first in truck "owns" the front of the building to get the main to the roof. The Second in engine...
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    One of the security guards at work is retired CPD. One of her side jobs was at Sox Park as security, whenever they played the Cubs fights happened all the time. No surprise alcohol was involved and it usually happened start in the bottom of the 7th.
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    FYI in the Chicago area https://theblueline.com/findAJob/view/13417 I personally don't have a problem with sports stadiums or concert requiring you to be current or retired LE to work security. IMO it keeps things safer by having people with actual training do crowd control, that said if you are...
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    Macy's thanksgiving day parade communications

    Good evening, What channels do FDNY and NYPD use for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and other similar events? In Chicago CPD uses either Citywide 5 or 6 sometimes both, CFD uses Joint Ops, City Wide Fire and Fireground. Thanks
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    Hello what are some of the common second jobs for FDNY/NYPD? In the Chicago area many CPD officers work security at Comiskey Park, Wrigley Field, Solider Field, and the United Center. Many CFD firefighters and paramedics also work as EMT's and Paramedics at these same venues. Is this also common...
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    Other agencies on NYPD/FDYN's radio systems

    Good evening, do other agencies such as the Port Authority, Railroad Police, or Campus Police have accesses to NYPD or FDNY radio channels? Thanks.
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    Media on Fire Scene

    Hello, anyone on here ever had to deal with the media on Fire Scenes? If so are the respectful of boundaries/knowing to talk to a chief? Finally how common is to have the PD ask/tell them to move? Thanks
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