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    New London,CT House Fire 3/29/2021

    One civilian was pulled out of the building at this fire on 3/29/21. He succumbed to his injuries on 4/20/21. On December 6, 2021, Police and Fire Marshals arrested James McKinnon, 60, and charged him with murder and arson. He was already in jail on a bank robbery charge.
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    I remember waking up the morning, going downstairs, and looking at the board. If there was a third alarm in Harlem, you would see 66-22-1609 followed by 66-33-1609. A lot of bells. Since we had no boxes starting with 6, we would just sleep through the rest. And so it goes. If the first...
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    RIP FF Malveaux.
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    12/2/21: Working fire- New London, CT

    New London FD operated at a fire at 345 Bank Street, a three story brick stucture. Could be: E 1, E 2, L 2, Ambulance 100, Ambulance 200, Engine 3 Requested an additional truck: L 3. Sub Base FD FAST Groton Ambulance
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    12/2/21 Manhattan All Hands Box 0931

    Question: does Marine 1 have sufficient manpower to operate both Mar 1 and Mar 1-A at the same time? Who is qualified to drive Mar 1-A?
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    RIP Lt.
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    11/30/21 Manhattan 10-66/10-60 4th Alarm Box 1221

    For an East Side assignment, E 8 is not listed as responding or relocating. L 2 was s/c as additional FAST on the third. They both must have been busy elsewhere.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    There was more than one firehouse on Lafayette Street: the large one had E 31 and the Water Tower. The one Rescue 1 was further north and I believe they were by themselves.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    I remember when they were in their own quarters on Lafayette Street downtown.
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    11/27/21 Brooklyn 2nd Alarm Box 2607

    Guess E 278 missed it.
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    Car Number Chiefs

    I thought Chief Leeb was at the Academy, not Fort Totten, unless this is a recent change.
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    11/23/21 Brooklyn 2nd Alarm Box 0462

    Looks like from nimitro’s pictures that L147 was also there. 4TDAs? L 118, L101, L106, and L147?
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    Happy Thanksgiving to one and all out there. Have a gpod day and stay safe.
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    11/24/21 Bronx 10-75 Box 3038

    Need L 54 and L 41 on rundown. Can see L54 in pics. L 41 was told to respond.
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    11/24/21 Manhattan 5th Alarm Box 1797

    E 95 L 36 should be first due.
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    11/23/21 Brooklyn 2nd Alarm Box 0462

    Good pics. E 224 would have been second due if in their own house.
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    11/22/21 Manhattan 10-77 Box 838

    Good pics and video.
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    What does a typical FDNY Battalion Staff consist of

    Back in the 60s- early 70s, when I was riding with E 248, I was often "detailed" to B 41. In between banging out fire reports on a manual typewriter with five pieces of carbon paper and six sheets of paper, I would ride in the back seat of the battalion Ford station wagon. Everyone referred to...
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    11/20/21 Brooklyn 10-75 Box 780

    Good old truckless triangle.