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    Volunteer fire house in the city.

    Quints are all function, generic apparatus, with all purpose capabilities, but generally with staffing for one major function at a time. In addition to the many limitations of the apparatus, intensive training is desirable to have a fully adaptable crew for any potential task under short staff...
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    Volunteer fire house in the city.

    The original combination fire companies were three piece companies – steamer, hose wagon, and ladder truck. They were implemented as the initial career fire protection in developing residential neighborhoods previously served by volunteer companies. As the fire challenges grew with higher...
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    Volunteer fire house in the city.

    There is no direct statistical relationship between the number of building fires and the number of engine companies. Building fires are neither caused by nor prevented by engines. Fewer fires, needing fewer engines, is as true as, more engines will result in more fires. More engines may be...
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    Volunteer fire house in the city.

    70/53 have to travel over two miles before they even reach another company's first due area. Adjacent company second dues are all closer.
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    Try an office supply store such as Staples, FedEx, or Office Depot. Paper type, color or B&W, single or two-sided, and how many copies, all affect the price. Some of the local buff clubs offer printed copies as part of their membership dues. Local clubs and contacts are listed in the magazine...
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    The Summer 2021 issue is posted on the IFBA website. https://ifba.org/turnout-magazine/
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    7/6/21 Staten Island Water Rescue Box 8129

    Do the drones get deployed for searches? Were they used here?
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    Surfside,FL Partial Condo Building Collapse 6/24/2021

    Multiple sources, unofficial 0123 Initial, TRT, & HazMat E76 E27 E10 E30 TL21 TL20 L19(TRT) L46(TRT) BC12(TRT) E63(HM) RS69 HM69 BC11(HM) BC1 BC3 EMS33 EMS54 R76 R21 R27 R18 0131 MC Level 5 & 4 Alarms E8 E32 E54 TL22 E45(HM) BC2 EMS48 R78 R31 R33 R8 E7 E11 E35 L31 E17(HM) BC5 EMS43 R19 R54 R2...
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    Surfside,FL Partial Condo Building Collapse 6/24/2021

    From Firefighterclosecalls.com Dispatch and initial company arrival and size up: https://youtu.be/f3jnQXBnFLc Security camera video of the building collapsing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXLQxEJz0Tw
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    6/22/2021 Manhattan 10-75 Box 8204

    Brooklyn engines were sent to Staten Island on occasion. In a 1963 example, Engine 284 moved to Engine 166. Using the 69th Street Ferry would make more sense than sending them via Manhattan or New Jersey. Pre VNB Staten Island running cards show Manhattan companies relocating to Staten Island...
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    6/22/2021 Manhattan 10-75 Box 8204

    Prior to the VNB, a 2nd (or 3rd?) alarm for the ferry terminal (in Manhattan) was transmitted for the boat ride to SI. Not only tillers, but two piece engine companies. Other option was through the tubes to Jersey City through Bayonne and across the Bayonne Bridge.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    Battalions A frequent, recurring observation across the discussion threads is that Staten Island needs another battalion. While many determining factors have changed over the years in Staten Island and city-wide, the number of battalions remains unchanged. In fact, the number of battalions...
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    6/20/21 Staten Island All-Hands Box 3468

    Comparing five whole years (2013 to 2017) against less than six months of one year (1/1 to 6/20/2021) can explain that. It's like trying to compare last year to last night. The samples should be similar.
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    Does not appear on club lists after 1986.
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    Phoenix AZ 6/5/21 6-Alarms at Recycling Plant

    3600 W Lincoln St 1235 E21 1239 1st E14, E24, E34 L24, L4 R21 BC1, BC5, CDC U171 1245 E6, E10 BC3, 957S, 959, 957N CP 1250 E44, E15, E4, E925, E1, E3 L1, L161 ST44 R15 BC161, BC9, BC4 1256 2nd E39, E8, E918, E5, E11, E161 L11, L22, L26 S8, S278 R8 BC2, BC151...
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    In 1985, 332 & 175 moved into a new house, taking 175 out of the 37. 176 was reassigned to the 37 which no longer had ladder companies. When 233 & 176 moved into their new house and 232 was disbanded, the 15 Division battalions were re-aligned.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    Model Cities Salvage 4 1979-1991 Decon Support 200?-2009
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    LAFD ladders

    https://alacoladder.com/fire-ladders/ Fire Ladders Alaco’s Tapered Truss Ground Ladders or Ground Fire Ladders originate from an innovative design by Frederick Seagrave, who built wood orchard ladders in Columbus, Ohio before switching to fire ladders in 1881. His ultimate goal was to design...
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    LAFD ladders

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a15120/san-francisco-fire-department-wooden-ladders/ Why the San Francisco Fire Department Uses Handmade Wooden Ladders These ultra-durable tools are saving lives By Jordan Valinsky Apr 16, 2015 It doesn't sound like the smartest idea for a fire...
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    PILOT PROGRAM FOR FDNY EMS AS FIRST IN FOR EDPs.

    Might the idea have been handled differently in the Health and Hospital days of EMS? The headline says "EMS Begins Pilot as First-Responder To EDP Calls in Place of Cops". Is PD no longer responding?
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