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    News of Members

    Here's a question for our members. Especially those of you that have been around for awhile. What does member "SoHoTruckin20" have in common with member "Signal73" ?
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    Something tells me I think that King is wearing that worn out stained shirt right now. Last I knew he was carrying a homeless sign begging for some cash near that big money Mystic, Ct area Known for those 10 or 12 million dollar homes I think he’s even got a portable scanner with him So those...
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    Thank you Mr Gage. I have a Brother Firefighter friend who has been driving an oil truck for years. He has since retired and STILL drives an oil truck. Must be something to it. Seems he enjoys it too. You also mention bartenders. Yes, in our small 60 member department there were FOUR...
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    THANK YOU for those videos of the late FDNY Firefighter/Singer, Vernon Cherry. Whether it was fighting a fire or putting smiles on kids faces, an individual who dedicated his life in helping others. Thank you Vernon for what you've done and May You Rest in Peace.
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    Yes Dan, 8060rock, Thank You. That’s the song by The Beach Boys about those California Pretty Ladies Pretty Ladies and Big Fire Trucks - what more could a guy ask for ! ! !
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    FDNY/NYPD Second jobs

    I must agree with memorymaster. But I would also add, that some firefighters, maybe police officers too, throughout the country also teach "job related classes" throughout their states and I know a few who travel throughout the country giving such classes. During my much younger days as a...
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    FDNY Fire Activity - 2021

    GREATER ALARMS for the First Nine Months, from January through September, 2021 listed by Divisions from Retired FDNY Dispatcher Herbie Eysser. Division 15 - 23 Division 13 -21 Division 6 - 17 Division 7 - 17 Division 3 - 16 Division 8 - 15 Division 14 - 14 Division 11 - 14 Division 1 - 4 TOTAL...
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    43 Years Of Tears And Laughs For NYC’s Longest-Tenured Firefighter

    Great story Thanks Mike for posting it here for all of us to read
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    Terry Fator and his singing guest

    As many of you might guess, "I am a big fan of Terry Fator" and his puppet family, although I have never gotten to see any of his live performances. If you've been following any of his you tube videos, he has quite a collection of puppets, including many once very famous singers of the past...
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    FDNY Fire Activity - 2021

    Greater Alarm Fire Activity for September, 2021 according to Retired FDNY Dispatcher Herb Eysser. Brooklyn - 4 Bronx - 3 Queens - 2 Manhattan - 1 Staten Island - 0 TOTAL - 10 The reported multiples listed by our members are CORRECT. EXCELLENT JOB DONE GUYS. We appreciate the GREAT WORK YOU...
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    Broadcastify Feed

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH RAY. That gives the guys some idea of the set up that Tommy has paid for and maintains for OUR BENEFIT. Plus his own time whenever the feed is down. Plus the cost of the security system he has installed. As we can all see, it runs into some very BIG $$$$$$$
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    Broadcastify Feed

    Our Administrator has an entire group of scanners with each scanner, plus a computer working each feed. It is a HUGE INVESTMENT on his part, plus the ability to diagnose any problems along the way. He had been operating that entire set up from the garage at his home. He even had an alarm...
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    OUR MILITARY.

    How long has it been since any of us have heard this once famous song ? www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jy6AOGRsR80
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    Average EMT Salaries across the Country

    As I so often do, I tune in the local action on my scanner listening to the local FD. In 40 plus years or so, I think I heard a mutual aid ambulance called three times. But last night, a mutual aid ambulance was requested. It wasn't because there was a lot of activity going on but "my...
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    News of Members

    A BIG THANK YOU to both Dan "8060rock" and Ray "raybrag" for helping me out to show the guys here of a fourth generation "Wanna Be Firefighter". I've also gotten word that our friend and member here, Garrett L., "69METS", was another "Wanna Be" and had all the gear to show it. (Thank you Johnny...
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    Average EMT Salaries across the Country

    AYoung, I think you make a very valid point in that the salaries include those of Firefighter/EMTs as well. EMTs that also fight fires and are trained for Rescue situations salaries are much different from working a private ambulance service. In checking for EMT salaries from one private...
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    Average EMT Salaries across the Country

    A friend passed this information onto me and I thought it might be worth mentioning here. Below is a list of AVERAGE EMT salaries across the Country as of September, 2021. State---Mean Average Salary---Mean Hourly Salary Alabama - $28,670 - $13.78 Alaska - $54,290 - $26.10 Arizona - $35,430 -...
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    Beyond The Fires - 2021

    Excellent job Ray - THANK YOU Also a very Special Thank You to All the members who take the time to post these incidents as well as the Fire Activity. That includes NYC and elsewhere Thank you for the GREAT JOB You All Do in providing the rundowns and in some cases excellent videos and photos...
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    FDNY Fire Activity - 2021

    September, 2021 Fire Activity: Staten Island: No Multiple Alarm Activity Queens: 9/10 - 2nd Alarm - Box 1076 9/29 - 2nd Alarm - Box 8804 Manhattan: 9/4 - 3rd Alarm - Box 1426 Brooklyn: 9/1 - 2nd Alarm - Box 3688 9/16 - 3rd Alarm - Box 2379 9/18 - 2nd Alarm - Box 3602 9/26 - 2nd Alarm - Box...
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    They Still Got It

    Anybody who missed the show, click on the youtube link above. After seeing the show, I'm sure you'll agree; "YES, he still got it".
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