CFC Company

grumpy grizzly

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I was looking at an October 1976 unit location chart  and notived CFC Co 131 in Staten Island and Company 151 in Queens. Does anyone have any info onrigs assigned to these units? What a difference in this chart and the latest one. :)
 

nfd2004

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I"m not exactly sure what rigs they were running but they were a seperate Engine and Ladder that always responded together as one company with one officer. I believe the manning was four on each, which included the company officer. On the radio they would be referred to as "Combo 151" etc. I believe most were in Staten Island and a few in Queens. As I remember, the helmet fronts were half black and half red with the number in it. I don"t have that chart but I would sure like to know the Combo Companies that were listed, I think there were maybe ten altogether. I do believe they used the standard FDNY Engine and Ladder Appartus at the time.
 

guitarman314

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  They were CFC [Combined Fire Company]-121@ E-70 & TL-53 in City Island, Bronx; CFC-131@ E-151 & TL-76 in Tottenville, Staten Island; and CFC-151@ E-311 & TL-158 in Springfield Gardens, Queens. All three CFC's ran with a 1000GPM Rapid Water Mack CF  pumper and a 75 Ft. Mack CF Aerialscope. CFC-131 and CFC-151 were in service from 7/13/74 to 11/12/77. CFC 121 was in service from 8/24/74 to 7/02/75 when it temporarily was disbanded and reorganized as E-70. This was short-lived as CFC-121 was restored on 7/04/75 and remained in service until 11/22/75 when E-70 was made into a 2-piece company consisting of a regular engine and a telesquirt. They operated with those 2 pieces until Ladder 53 was re-organized on 5/20/86.
 
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