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    10/5/21 Bronx All Hands Box 2986

    Remember Snake Hill very well. When I got to 59 Truck in mid-1981, we had a Tiller Rig. Driving the tiller, going down 177 St, towards Jerome Ave was a challenge. Especially if the LCC wasn’t cooperating that well. Then had to make a turn, usually a right onto Jerome and try not to hammer into...
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    7/26/21 Brooklyn 4th Alarm Box 3534

    The CIDS indicated Steel Trusses supporting the floors and the roof. It is an advanced fire, thus the multiple alarms. Why are the members operating on the roof. You can’t/should not cut the roof. That could trigger a collapse. Don’t think this is a good idea...
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    5/20/2021 Manhattan All Hands 10-77 Box 1463

    26 is FAST Truck but it is within their Administrative area for building inspection. They go right to the river for their area, including Rao’s on 114 St...
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    CPT JIM GRANEY ...LAST TOUR.

    I had the opportunity to work with Jimmy when he was in TL-33 and I was in 59 Truck (The Blue Devils). We became good friends. Wonderful guy, great family and a terrific Fireman...
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    A Tribute To Jack Supple

    Nice job Warren, my condolences. Captain JC (ret) TL-120
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    2/4/21 Manhattan 10-77 Box 1320

    Had a Job with 26 on 108 St between 5 Ave & Madison. Interconnected building with 4 tenements going towards 107 St. Fire out 3 windows on arrival. Eventually out 7 windows on 108 St. Conditions on fire floor are severe. Kevin O’D, BC from Batt 12 said two words to me upon my exit from the fire...
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    12/20/2020 Brooklyn All Hands Box 1992

    TL-120 is one quarter mile closer to the LIRR train cut at Broadway Junction then L-176...
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    GLORY DAYS

    Danny, thanks for sharing your wonderful stories and memories. At the end of the day, memories are all we are left with. Take care of your beautiful wife & yourself, My Brother. We had a Great time back in the day Capt JC (ret) FDNY Tower Ladder 120 Brownsville, Brooklyn
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    9/21/20 Manhattan 10-75 Box 0434

    Donny, if anyone would know, you would. That was one shithole back in the day. Hope you are okay...
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    GLORY DAYS

    Byrno. One of my Great friends on the ice & on the Job...
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    GLORY DAYS

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    8/6/20 Brooklyn 10-75 Box 1030

    The Rats are a Great Shop...
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    7/24/20 Queens 10-75 Box 5043

    Billy O' C drove me at Ladder Company 150, before he went to 133. Superb Chauffeur. Remember, when I was in 150, there was NO 133 and 270 was still an Engine Company. Totally different landscape...
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