Update on the state of EMS:
1) Reorganization of divisions, namely the addition of two divisions. Division 6, which will be Brooklyn North and a new Bronx division. Divisions will now be led by EMS Deputy Assistant Chiefs with two EMS Division Chiefs under each.
2) Five new Bronx stations...
I have been training for the Deputy Chief Orio Palmer Fittness Award since March, but haven't seen the screening notice come out recently. If anyone sees it mentioned in a DO please PM me, or leave a comment.
Rescue 6 aka The Spirit of Oklahoma is being removed from service. It's currently at the Rock being stripped. I wish I could've taken a picture of it last winter, when I saw it at the Fort Totten still in service.
100 W 143 ST, MN
Reported fire in the first floor Juice Bar of a one story commercial.
2: Six story apartment building
3: Vacant lot
4: Vacant lot
E-69, 59, SQ-41, 80
L-28, 30, 23F
For those that don't know Newark is New Jersey's largest city that has both heavy fire duty and a poor financial decision making. It is not uncommon for companies in 1 and 2 Battalions to go to a fire every tour, sometimes going to even four. It is New Jersey's largest fire department staffing...
I recently acquired an 86 Truck Front from 1967-1968 and was wondering what apparatus they had at the time. Going through the site I can only find their 1988 Mack 75 ft, with that said obviously they had at least one truck between then and when they were established in 1966. If any has info or...
Signal 5-5-5-5 has been transmitted. It is with regret the FDNY announces the line of duty death of FF Christopher Slutman, L-27, appointed Sept 14th, 2003, which occured Monday April 8th, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained while on active duty with the USMC
1. I've noticed on many helmets for the War Years there is a square white sticker with a blue star of life on it. Was there a guideline for their issue and wear?
2. I've seen other departments like Boston use buttons to screw their fronts on, but not to much in FDNY except perhaps in this...