FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

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FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section - Thread continues 1st Section 

Many FDNY and NYC firehouses and berths served as quarters for FDNY, Brooklyn FD, Long Island City FD, fire patrols, police, airport, federal, military, commercial and volunteer departments and companies.  The original sheds which housed the first fire companies formed to protect NYC in the late 1700s and early 1800s are gone.  But many of the original firehouses built by the volunteer departments, FDNY, Brooklyn and LIC in the mid and late 1800s still exist - some operate as active firehouses, some serve community, business or housing purposes.  Current FDNY firehouses include historic and new state-of-the-art fire stations.  This thread is dedicated to the firehouses, their companies, their apparatus, their histories and the firefighters who served in them.
 

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Directory - FDNY Firehouse and Company Look-Up - Firehouse Thread 1 and Thread 2 Locations
- compiled by fdhistorian

Company Page (Note - Pages "2-xx" are from 2nd Section Thread)


Engine 00153, 85, 2-08, 2-53, 2-151
Engine 0023, 26, 2-07
Engine 003103, 2-134 to 2-138
Engine 0045, 25, 88, 2-33
Engine 00543, 59, 2-08, 2-45, 2-93, 2-150
Engine 00672, 2-15
Engine 00724, 64, 85, 2-15, 2-108 to 2-112
Engine 0084, 24, 33, 88, 106, 2-05
Engine 0096, 2-31, 2-38, 2-151
Engine 0101, 4, 73, 2-2-8
Engine 01183, 2-04
Engine 01255, 93, 2-08
Engine 0133, 56, 69, 105, 2-51, 2-93, 2-150
Engine 01470, 2-33, 2-90 to 2-92-
Engine 01512, 14, 15, 24, 61, 2-15, 2-92, 2-134, 2-186 to 2-193
Engine 01626, 2-11, 2-31, 2-39, 2-93
Engine 01712, 13, 15, 24, 28, 29, 61, 2-15, 2-61, 2-134, 2-186 to 2-193
Engine 01822, 2-08, 2-32, 2-60, 2-93, 2-150
Engine 01950, 2-2-8
Engine 0203, 19, 105, 2-08
Engine 0216, 2-48, 2-180 to 2-183
Engine 0227, 22, 2-40
Engine 02378, 2-17
Engine 02418, 2-09, 2-41, 2-51, 2-150 to 2-151
Engine 0252-14,
Engine 02642, 43, 59, 2-32, 2-98
Engine 02791, 2-08, 2-11, 2-16, 2-93
Engine 02867, 83, 2-32, 2-67, 2-68, 2-93, 2-151
Engine 0296, 85, 2-09, 2-150 to 2-151
Engine 03023, 26, 2-08, 2-48, 2-150
Engine 03143, 63, 64, 63, 65, 2-14, 2-92-
Engine 03272, 2-15, 2-16, 2-81 to 2-82
Engine 0333, 7, 2-32, 2-61, 2-113 to 2-117, 2-122
Engine 0345, 42, 73, 2-98 to 2-101
Engine 03537, 2-12-
Engine 03636, 37, 107, 2-12, 2-92, 2-94, 2-151
Engine 03713, 2-33, 2-154 to 2-158
Engine 03873, 2-15, 2-68
Engine 0396, 11, 43, 57, 2-08, 2-32, 2-92, 2-154
Engine 0404, 25, 88, 109
Engine 04110, 59, 2-02, 2-08, 2-12, 2-28, 2-60, 2-66
Engine 04251, 2-28, 2-55
Engine 04359, 2-2-2-
Engine 04437, 2-33
Engine 04558, 66, 89, 106, 2-2-8
Engine 04643, 47, 58, 89, 106, 2-28, 2-33, 2-60, 2-93
Engine 04739, 43, 2-92, 2-130 to 2-131, 2-151
Engine 0482, 34, 35, 79, 2-11, 2-38, 2-59, 2-140 to 2-145
Engine 0495, 6, 57, 90, 109
Engine 05016, 2-37
Engine 0516, 2-25
Engine 0521, 2, 58, 89, 2-40, 2-60
Engine 05375, 2-92, 2-151
Engine 05479, 2-28, 2-92,
Engine 05529, 65, 2-08
Engine 05655, 2-75 to 2-76, 2-92-
Engine 0571, 2-25, 2-51
Engine 058109, 2-11, 2-28, 2-71 to 2-74
Engine 0592-27,
Engine 06098
Engine 0616, 73, 2-74 to 2-75
Engine 06259, 60, 105, 2-58
Engine 0637, 34, 58, 93, 2-61
Engine 06458, 89, 2-2-6
Engine 06533, 34, 2-11, 2-2-8
Engine 06629, 38, 42, 2-24, 2-125
Engine 06770, 2-12-1 to 2-12-2,
Engine 0682-11, 2-2-7
Engine 0697, 34, 48, 88, 93, 109, 2-32, 2-44
Engine 0707, 39, 73, 86, 2-90
Engine 07151, 88, 2-11, 2-185
Engine 07296, 2-60, 2-165 to 2-168
Engine 07311, 32, 47, 58, 59, 60, 89, 105, 2-11, 2-28
Engine 07455, 2-11, 2-30, 2-32, 2-92
Engine 07593, 104, 2-60, 2-151
Engine 0768, 24, 2-41, 2-151
Engine 0776, 2-05, 2-2-2-
Engine 0786, 7, 38, 2-2-5
Engine 07919, 2-51
Engine 080109, 2-33
Engine 08131
Engine 08211, 83, 93, 2-07, 2-39, 2-59, 2-168
Engine 0832-01, 2-02, 2-12
Engine 0842-03,
Engine 08511, 15, 105, 2-07, 2-11, 2-24, 2-28, 2-37, 2-151
Engine 0861, 2-2-3
Engine 0871, 2-2-4
Engine 08861, 89, 2-52, 2-60
Engine 08946, 73, 109
Engine 09047, 2-54
Engine 0916, 36, 2-43, 2-60
Engine 0922-08,
Engine 09357, 72
Engine 09410, 23, 2-28, 2-29,
Engine 09551, 2-11, 2-2-0
Engine 0962-21,
Engine 09735, 58, 73
Engine 1513, 73, 2-11, 2-41
Engine 15222, 73, 2-11, 2-46
Engine 15343, 2-06, 2-11, 2-46
Engine 15421, 92, 110, 2-35, 2-150
Engine 15522, 73, 2-27,
Engine 1561, 15, 59, 93, 2-11
Engine 1579, 73, 2-11, 2-50, 2-51
Engine 15820, 73
Engine 15921, 22, 73
Engine 16022, 61, 2-134
Engine 16194, 2-61
Engine 16240, 51, 73, 85, 101, 2-12-7 to 2-12-9
Engine 16373, 91
Engine 16427, 73
Engine 16519, 92-
Engine 16666, 67
Engine 16740, 41
Engine 1688, 21, 92, 2-36
Engine 20124, 2-36, 2-37, 2-61
Engine 2029, 60, 2-69 to 2-71, 2-150
Engine 2033, 10, 2-140 to 2-141
Engine 20455, 59, 2-38, 2-151
Engine 2052, 27, 30, 73, 2-34, 2-35, 2-168 to 2-173
Engine 20624, 99, 2-60, 2-134, 2-151
Engine 20725, 89, 90, 2-11, 2-146 to 2-150, 2-168
Engine 20841, 57, 2-302-52-
Engine 20914, 43, 44, 55, 88, 2-56
Engine 21010, 2-59
Engine 21125, 26, 2-34
Engine 21222, 100, 2-126, 2-151, 2-180
Engine 21311, 55, 60, 2-44, 2-12-6
Engine 2147, 19, 70, 2-19
Engine 21552, 100, 2-126, 2-180
Engine 21624, 55, 60, 2-29, 2-54, 2-102,
Engine 21744, 2-42, 2-60
Engine 21829, 44, 55, 59, 61, 2-16, 2-29, 2-60
Engine 21914, 18, 102, 103, 2-104 to 2-107
Engine 22058, 89, 105, 2-36, 2-161 to 2-165
Engine 2217, 73, 2-26
Engine 22243, 2-11, 2-32, 2-39
Engine 2236, 2-23
Engine 22428, 2-35, 2-168, 2-171
Engine 22539, 98, 2-45, 2-46
Engine 22641, 55, 59, 2-50, 2-61
Engine 22718, 68, 83, 93, 2-36, 2-94, 2-97 to 2-98
Engine 22859, 92, 2-12,
Engine 22961, 101, 2-124 to 2-126, 2-134, 2-150
Engine 23049, 50, 2-36, 2-39, 2-56
Engine 23130, 95, 2-16, 2-35, 2-152-
Engine 2324, 15, 23, 30, 56, 104, 2-16, 2-24, 2-37, 2-151 to 2-153
Engine 23370, 2-08
Engine 23424, 67, 68, 2-09, 2-10, 2-94 to 2-96
Engine 23567, 85, 2-39, 2-158 to 2-161
Engine 23667, 2-11, 2-28, 2-55, 2-56, 2-159
Engine 23710, 30, 67, 2-32, 2-153, 2-159
Engine 23810, 19, 67, 100, 2-151, 2-176 to 2-180
Engine 23967, 92, 2-11, 2-102 to 2-103
Engine 24010, 85, 2-06, 2-159
Engine 24140, 73, 2-11, 2-76 to 2-78
Engine 24272, 2-11
Engine 24352, 69, 85
Engine 24443, 53, 76, 2-10, 2-119 to 2-120, 2-123
Engine 2451, 10, 24, 32, 89, 90, 2-06, 2-10, 2-61, 2-118
Engine 24610, 45, 104, 2-38
Engine 24752, 2-58
Engine 2489, 24, 25, 54, 89, 2-35, 2-123
Engine 24929, 54, 86, 2-88 to 2-89, 2-159
Engine 25070, 73
Engine 2515, 8, 9, 25, 67, 68, 82, 2-34
Engine 25241
Engine 25314, 2-11, 2-82
Engine 2548, 32, 73
Engine 25547, 2-14
Engine 25697, 2-11, 2-150
Engine 25719
Engine 25859, 2-13
Engine 2592, 20, 86
Engine 2609, 16, 73, 2-79 to 2-81
Engine 26158, 102, 2-08, 2-10, 2-11, 2-42, 2-61, 2-150
Engine 262220,
Engine 2638, 2-08, 2-28, 2-29, 2-59, 2-61
Engine 2643, 15, 73, 2-11, 2-49
Engine 2655, 73, 2-150
Engine 2665, 8, 24, 2-06, 2-11
Engine 2678, 23, 2-06
Engine 26823, 91
Engine 26920,
Engine 2703, 61, 2-11
Engine 2719, 2-08, 2-47, 2-48
Engine 2722, 8, 31, 32, 91
Engine 2738, 2-19
Engine 2743, 5, 8, 73, 2-56, 2-57
Engine 27566, 73, 89, 98, 2-40, 2-151
Engine 27693
Engine 27757, 2-11, 2-28, 2-52, 2-53, 2-61, 2-140, 2-180
Engine 2782-19, 2-140
Engine 27972, 2-11
Engine 28023, 86, 106, 2-19, 2-20
Engine 28187
Engine 2822-26, 2-27, 2-61
Engine 28348, 72, 93, 95, 2-34, 2-35, 2-61
Engine 28453, 72-
Engine 28523, 2-11
Engine 28628, 2-107 to 2-108
Engine 2873, 27, 43, 46, 51, 83, 2-01
Engine 28814, 28, 43, 68, 2-12
Engine 2892, 13, 40, 2-49, 2-50
Engine 29011, 65, 2-11, 2-2-5
Engine 2912-14,
Engine 29227, 51, 83, 2-01, 2-11
Engine 29377, 2-06
Engine 29459, 2-11
Engine 29532, 83, 84, 91
Engine 2962, 8, 32, 74, 110
Engine 29773, 110
Engine 29866, 73, 89, 2-40, 2-41, 2-151
Engine 29966, 73, 89, 2-40, 2-151
Engine 30173, 2-19
Engine 30226, 73, 2-66, 2-67
Engine 30373, 2-17
Engine 30453, 73, 2-11, 2-12-
Engine 30538, 2-11
Engine 30628, 50, 66, 73
Engine 3072-2, 73, 2-38
Engine 30872, 73, 2-60
Engine 30970, 73, 77
Engine 31073, 2-132 to 2-134
Engine 31164, 73
Engine 31273, 102,
Engine 31345, 73, 2-45
Engine 31473
Engine 31573, 2-04, 2-173 to 2-176
Engine 31673, 93
Engine 31792, 2-140
Engine 31832, 73, 2-118 to 2-121
Engine 31932, 73, 91
Engine 32013, 71, 73
Engine 32128, 29, 73
Engine 32276
Engine 32339, 73
Engine 32439, 73
Engine 32569, 73, 2-29
Engine 3261, 10, 53, 59, 68, 89, 90, 2-10
Engine 32710, 45, 104, 2-11, 2-38
Engine 3283, 15, 73, 2-49, 2-61
Engine 32920, 21
Engine 33073
Engine 3317, 47, 94, 2-11
Engine 3327, 38, 39, 2-11, 2-45, 2-47
Engine 3332-11,
Ladder 00124, 64, 85, 2-108 to 2-112
Ladder 0024, 24, 88, 106, 2-05, 2-08, 2-14
Ladder 0033, 43, 58, 70, 73, 2-14, 2-45, 2-150
Ladder 00413, 93, 2-17, 2-2-8
Ladder 00518, 2-04, 2-14, 2-41, 2-51, 2-150 to 2-151
Ladder 0062-31,
Ladder 0072-14, 2-31, 2-93
Ladder 00823, 29, 74, 75, 2-08, 2-14, 2-48
Ladder 0097, 2-32, 2-113 to 2-117, 2-12-2
Ladder 0106, 24, 85, 2-08, 2-09, 2-14, 2-108
Ladder 01167, 2-14, 2-32, 2-67, 2-68
Ladder 0122, 103, 2-15, 2-134 to 2-138, 2-151
Ladder 0137, 22, 2-33, 2-40
Ladder 01437, 43, 2-12, 2-13, 2-92, 2-151
Ladder 0151, 4, 25, 73, 88, 107, 2-15, 2-33, 2-38
Ladder 0166, 11, 43, 57, 2-32, 2-92, 2-130, 2-151
Ladder 01743, 47, 98, 2-36, 2-93
Ladder 01812, 15, 16, 24, 29, 61, 2-37, 2-134, 2-186 to 2-193
Ladder 01916, 40, 2-27, 2-37, 2-60
Ladder 0203, 56, 2-08, 2-11, 2-29, 2-51
Ladder 0215, 42, 73, 2-98 to 2-101
Ladder 0228, 24, 2-41, 2-151
Ladder 023109, 2-33
Ladder 02453, 2-09
Ladder 02555, 2-30
Ladder 02679, 107, 109, 2-14, 2-28, 2-71 to 2-74
Ladder 02768, 89, 106, 2-14, 2-33, 2-38, 2-93
Ladder 0287, 2-32, 2-44
Ladder 0292-01, 2-02, 2-12
Ladder 0302-27,
Ladder 03111, 83, 2-07, 2-14, 2-39, 2-59, 2-168
Ladder 03216, 34, 35, 59, 2-37, 2-58
Ladder 033104, 2-60, 2-151
Ladder 0342-03,
Ladder 0354, 25, 88, 109, 2-04, 2-14
Ladder 03651, 2-20
Ladder 03719, 2-51
Ladder 03861, 89, 93, 2-52
Ladder 0397, 34, 48, 58, 70, 88, 93, 109, 2-04
Ladder 04013, 2-33, 2-151, 2-154 to 2-158
Ladder 04147, 2-54
Ladder 04211, 32, 47, 58, 60, 72, 89, 105
Ladder 0436, 36, 72, 75, 2-14, 2-43
Ladder 04472, 2-08, 2-55, 2-61
Ladder 04557, 70, 72, 2-12-1
Ladder 04631, 72
Ladder 04758, 72, 89, 2-26
Ladder 04810, 23, 72, 2-29
Ladder 04993, 2-27
Ladder 05046, 73, 2-02
Ladder 05173, 2-15, 2-68
Ladder 0521, 58, 89, 2-40
Ladder 0537, 39, 73
Ladder 0542-20, 2-21
Ladder 05535, 43, 51, 88, 2-185
Ladder 05635, 51, 2-55, 2-140 to 2-144
Ladder 05735, 82, 96
Ladder 05835, 58, 66, 82, 89, 106, 2-33, 2-93
Ladder 05915, 35, 39, 105, 2-11, 2-22, 2-37, 2-151
Ladder 06035, 82
Ladder 06135, 42
TCUs56, 64
TCU512
TCU51310, 23, 59, 2-29
TCU53139, 2-45, 2-46
TCU71211, 15, 105, 2-07, 2-11, 2-37, 2-151
TCU731
TCU73215, 56, 104, 2-37, 2-52, 2-151, 2-153
CFCs64
CFC1212-60,
CFC1312-60,
CFC15164, 2-60
Water Towers57, 61
WT163, 97, 2-108
WT23, 58, 70, 2-99, 2-165 to 2-166
WT342, 53, 2-98 to 2-99
WT479, 109
WT516, 26, 102, 2-34, 2-42
WT657, 63, 90, 97, 2-08, 2-30, 2-50, 2-52, 2-171
WT72-134
High Ladders39, 40, 2-40, 2-48, 2-140, 2-181, 2-187
BC0124, 85, 2-09, 2-15, 2-33, 2-66, 2-108 to 2-112
BC0218, 63, 65, 2-41, 2-47, 2-108
BC0310, 11, 23, 56, 2-07, 2-08, 2-11, 2-29, 2-48, 2-51, 2-64, 2-113, 2-134
BC0412, 15, 24, 29, 61, 2-15, 2-186 to 2-193
BC0522, 23, 56, 2-48, 2-49, 2-51, 2-113
BC066, 43, 70, 73, 2-16, 2-45, 2-131
BC0722, 26, 103, 2-07, 2-31, 2-51, 2-134 to 2-138, 2-158
BC084, 24, 33, 88, 106, 2-05, 2-31, 2-76
BC09228,
BC107, 10, 22, 2-15, 2-40, 2-47, 2-66
BC118, 13, 24, 90, 2-41, 2-47
BC1237, 107, 2-12, 2-58, 2-176
BC1357, 2-03, 2-15, 2-68
BC1498, 2-58, 2-113
BC157, 34, 58, 93, 2-58
BC167, 109, 2-02, 2-32, 2-44
BC1716, 51, 2-08, 2-37, 2-55, 2-108, 2-113
BC1855, 66, 106, 2-141
BC19104, 2-64, 2-151
BC206, 73, 2-62, 2-74 to 2-75, 2-165 to 2-166
BC2122, 2-06, 2-46, 2-47
BC229, 15, 73, 93, 2-50, 2-51, 2-78 to 2-79
BC2373, 101, 2-56, 2-12-7 to 2-12-9
BC2410, 2-44
BC256, 36, 75, 2-43, 2-64
BC2616, 32, 51, 2-37, 2-55
BC2710, 11, 19, 30, 2-07, 2-32, 2-51
BC289, 43, 2-32, 2-39, 2-47, 2-48
BC2937, 67, 2-45, 2-46, 2-47, 2-55
BC302-63,
BC3125, 89, 90, 2-47, 2-146 to 2-150
BC329, 59, 70, 2-30, 2-38, 2-51, 2-69, 2-70, 2-71, 2-79, 2-140
BC3393, 2-50, 2-56, 2-65
BC3414, 43, 44, 2-56
BC3524, 29, 32, 60, 2-29, 2-44, 2-102, 2-183
BC3610, 19, 100, 2-01, 2-55, 2-62-
BC3743, 61, 2-16, 2-32, 2-39, 2-51, 2-117
BC3824, 30, 68, 2-10, 2-15, 2-19, 2-94 to 2-96, 2-162
BC3930, 37, 67, 2-45, 2-46, 2-47, 2-55
BC4024, 52, 92, 2-19, 2-36, 2-58, 2-63
BC419, 24, 54, 2-35, 2-122, 2-123
BC4252, 53, 69, 85, 2-142
BC431, 10, 24, 90, 104, 2-10, 2-65
BC4430, 2-16, 2-35
BC4520, 86, 2-13
BC468, 39, 46, 51, 83, 2-01, 2-29, 2-39
BC475, 8, 23, 91, 92, 2-06, 2-08, 2-65, 2-157
BC4810, 58, 2-06, 2-58, 2-65, 2-102, 2-161
BC4973, 93, 102, 2-64
BC5066, 73, 89, 98, 2-40, 2-41, 2-47
BC5159, 72, 73
BC522, 8, 32, 73, 83, 2-19, 2-56, 2-57
BC5328, 53, 2-180
BC5473, 92, 2-112
BC557, 11, 32, 2-11, 2-64
BC562-33, 2-63
BC5767, 85, 2-93, 2-159
BC5819, 30, 73, 2-16, 2-103, 2-132
BC5932, 98, 2-64
BC602-16, 2-62
BC(Marine)2-43, 2-64
BC(HM)57
BC(Safety 1)57
BC(Safety 2)
BC(SOC)57
BC(FC)
BC(RAC)
BC(Rescue Liaison)
BC(Rescue Ops)
BC(Foam)
DC0118, 24, 63, 105, 2-41, 2-51, 2-108, 2-113, 2-165
DC0253, 55, 65, 96, 2-51, 2-64
DC0353, 55, 2-17
DC046, 36, 37, 75, 2-43
DC0537, 39, 109, 2-65
DC0651, 52, 2-37, 2-67
DC0735, 37, 52, 88, 89, 2-07, 2-140 to 2-144, 2-165 to 2-166
DC0821, 22, 41, 92, 95, 110, 2-35, 2-64, 2-78 to 2-79, 2-134
DC0942, 52, 2-54
DC1090, 92, 2-62, 2-102-
DC1125, 26, 60, 61, 89, 101, 2-34, 2-65, 2-124, 2-134, 2-146 to 2-150
DC1210, 70, 72, 73, 2-104
DC1341, 60, 61, 2-17, 2-138
DC1422, 39, 73, 2-38
DC1519, 41, 48, 70, 2-35, 2-178
DC162-53, 2-56
DC1741, 2-53
MarDiv2-51, 2-65
RS013, 22, 23, 25 26, 28, 29, 33, 42, 105, 2-07, 2-48, 2-98, 2-113
RS0210, 24, 67, 90, 103, 104, 2-10, 2-59, 2-12-3
RS0351, 57, 2-33, 2-93, 2-143
RS0427, 83, 93, 2-01, 2-20
RS0522, 2-27, 2-134
RS06
HazMat128, 43, 68, 2-12, 2-57
TSU156
TSU222,
Squads2-34,
S120, 66, 93, 2-27, 2-34, 2-59
S211, 16, 32, 105, 2-34
S349, 50, 67, 85, 2-34, 2-39, 2-59, 2-159
S430, 48, 95, 2-16, 2-34, 2-35
S512, 15, 24, 29, 61, 2-02, 2-15, 2-34, 2-38, 2-66, 2-134, 2-151, 2-186 to 2-193
S655, 2-92-
S755, 56, 100, 2-32, 2-34, 2-152- to 2-153
S855, 65, 105, 2-34, 2-35, 2-39
S92-34, 2-40
S182-34,
S21105, 2-34
S223, 2-34
S2410, 59, 2-34, 2-38
S412-34,
S612-34,
S2522-34,
S2702-34,
S2882-34,
Fireboats2-24,
Marine 11, 29, 2-25, 2-51
Marine 21, 2-23
Marine 31, 47, 94, 2-24
Marine 4
Marine 57, 38, 2-05, 2-25, 2-51
Marine 629, 38, 42, 2-05, 2-22
Marine 72-23,
Marine 84, 109, 2-24
M96, 2-25, 2-51
FB Devanney2-71,
FB Ronaldson2-71,
FB Kane2-148
FB Boody2-152- to 2-153
FB Hewitt2-152- to 2-153
FB Mitchell2-152- to 2-153
Boat Tender 1
Boat Tender 22-29,
Boat Tender 3
Boat Tender 4
Boat Tender 5
Boat Tender 6
Boat Tender 7
Boat Tender 8
Boat Tender 9
Hose Co's2-06,
Hose 11, 19, 45, 2-45
Hose 210, 59, 2-06
Hose 32-17,
Hose 43, 5, 26, 2-66
Hose 52-31,
Hose 666
Hose 721, 98
Hose 88, 32, 74, 110
Hose 98, 110
Relay Hose Wagon 1
Relay Hose Wagon 22-29,
Relay Hose Wagon 3
Relay Hose Wagon 4
Relay Hose Wagon 5
Foam Units2-61,
Foam 812-79 to 2-80
Ambulance 12-27, 2-75
Ambulance 219, 23, 45, 52, 2-19, 2-35, 2-58
Ambulance 323, 55, 89, 2-40, 2-41, 2-48
Ambulance 423, 2-48
RAC136, 75, 2-43
RAC243, 2-32, 2-39, 2-47
RAC3
RAC4
RAC572-
RAC6
Brush1/84/164/5047-Feb
Brush2/86/166/50666
Brush31, 93
Brush4/53021, 98, 110, 2-35, 2-37
Brush5
Brush629,
Brush72-06,
Brush835
Brush5619, 45
Brush962-21,
Brush82/162/50221, 67, 98, 101, 2-127
Brush16022,
CFR3171, 102, 2-30
PATH Airports10, 59
PATH Bridge&Tunnel41
PATH Laguardia Airport71
Bridge Chem 612-79 to 2-81
Bridge Chem 6271, 102-
Bridge Chem 632-01,
Bridge Chem 6483, 84
Chemical 1
Chemical 216
Chemical 366
Chemical 42-33,
Chemical 526, 2-28
Chemical 6
Chemical 770
Chemical 8
Chemical 92-2, 2-40
Disbanded Co's43, 44
EMS042-193
EMS1558
EMS172-27,
EMS238, 21, 98, 2-36
EMS2615, 105, 2-37
EMS277, 34, 48, 88, 93, 2-44
EMS402-19,
EMS4415, 70, 104, 2-38
EMS502-176
EMS5551, 88, 2-185
Foam 82/962-22,
Foam 842-37,
Foam 88/952-22,
FK2-176 to 2-177
Field Comm20, 79, 2-146 to 2-147
Field Comm 12-18,
Field Comm 22-20,
FDR12-32,
High Pressure2-14, 2-15, 2-17
Superpumper System26, 85, 2-26, 2-32, 2-34, 2-146 to 2-147, Sat2 2-165 to 2-166
MSU5, 90
SL1
SL2
SL3
SL42-14,
Salvages102
Model Cities Salvage2-21,
V122, 24, 2-10, 2-60
V236, 2-37, 2-43
V32-38, 2-141
V42-104
Fire Patrol 11, 19, 45
Fire Patrol 220, 2-12, 2-32, 2-53, 2-150
Fire Patrol 320, 2-53, 2-138, 2-151
Fire Patrol 42, 20
Fire Patrol 520, 2-08
Fire Patrol 61, 20
Fire Patrol 720, 2-08
Fire Patrol 820, 37
Fire Patrol 920,
Fire Patrol 1020,
HiRise 12-134
HiRise 2
Quads39, 74, 101
Squrts74, 2-24
TowerLadders103
Utility 1100, 2-60
HQ57
Shops42
SOC57, 90, 109
Supervising Engineers2-59,
Training Academy72
Suburban Co's2-12,
Tandem Double Co's80, 81
Tandem Firehouses78
Brooklyn CO88
Brooklyn Navy Yard8
Dr Archer2-05,
Governors Island2, 2-93
39 Worlds Fair2-11,
Lime Green Pumpers2-28.
Long Island City FD2-42,
Metropolitan FD2-44,
Edgewater Park97, 2-174
Oceanic H&L94
Richmond EC94
Great Kills VFD2-127,
8-8 Club2-21,
Fire Bell Club2-21,
WLF2-117
Constellation Fire2-150
Triangle Shirtwaist2-173
St George Hotel2-178
Brooklyn Theater2-178
365 Jay St HQ2-150
Scaling Ladders2-184 to 2-185
Index2-01,
 
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Engine 287/Ladder136/Battalion 46    Firehouse  86-53 Grand Avenue  Elmhurst, Queens  14th Division 46th Battalion "Elmhurst Eagles"

    Engine 287 organized 86-18 Broadway former firehouse Wandowenock Engine 1    1913
    Engine 287 new firehouse 86-53 Grand Avenue                                                  1914
    Engine 287 moved to 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292                              1996
    Engine 287 returned to 86-53 Grand Avenue                                                      1997

    Engine 287-2 organized 67-32 Queens Blvd former volunteer firehouse                1913
    Engine 287-2 moved to new firehouse 64-18 Queens Blvd                                    1914
    Engine 287-2 became Engine 292                                                                      1918

    Ladder 136 organized 91-12 43rd Avenue former volunteer firehouse                    1913
    Ladder 136 new firehouse 86-53 Grand Avenue w/Engine 287                              1914
    Ladder 136 moved to 56-29 68th Street at Engine 288                                        1974
    Ladder 136 returned to 86-53 Grand Avenue at Engine 287                                1976
    Ladder 136 moved to 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292                              1996
    Ladder 136 returned to 86-53 Grand Avenue at Engine 287                                1997

    Battalion 2 LICFD organized 40-08 Astoria Boulevard at Engine 5 LICFD              1891
    Battalion 2 LICFD becomes Battalion 16 FDNY                                                    1898
    Battalion 16 becomes Battalion 36                                                                    1898
    Battalion 36 becomes Battalion 46                                                                    1906
    Battalion 46 new firehouse 42-06 Astoria Boulevard with Engine 163                    1909
    Battalion 46 disbanded                                                                                      1909
    Battalion 46 reorganized 86-18 Broadway w/Engine 287                                      1913
    Battalion 46 new firehouse 86-53 Grand Avenue w/Engine 287                            1914
    Battalion 46 moved to 97-28 43rd Avenue at Engine 289                                    1974
    Battalion 46 returned to 86-53 Grand Avenue at Engine 287                              1976
    Battalion 46 moved to 108-01 Horace Harding Expressway at Engine 324            1996
    Battalion 46 returned to 46-53 Grand Avenue at Engine 287                              1997


Note:  Elmhurst was protected by the volunteer Newtown Fire Department prior to 1913.  Elmhurst companies were:
    Wandowenock Engine 1  86-18 Broadway        1843-1913
    Wandowenock Ladder 1  86-18 Broadway        1890-1913
    Elmhurst Ladder 11  91-12 43rd Avenue          1896-1913


September 1, 1913:

   


86-18 Broadway (firehouse of Wandowenock Engine 1 and Ladder 1 - original firehouse Engine 287):   
   
   

   


Weathervane from 86-18 Broadway former firehouse:

   


91-12 43rd Avenue (original firehouse L 136 - firehouse of volunteer Elmhurst Ladder 11 ):

   


86-53 Grand Avenue:

   

   

   

   

   

   

   


Engine 287:

   
   
   

   

   


Ladder 136:

   

   

   


Battalion 46:

   

   


SSL-136:

   

   


Engine 287/Ladder 136/Battalion 46:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsubXIHFY3I

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_94zsHRPyE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gFkQLPA9X8


Engine 287/Ladder 136/Battalion 46 Centennial: 

    http://www.qchron.com/editions/central/firehouse-celebrates-years-in-queens/article_026ccdb8-f0a2-5792-a32a-c73f08ba7593.html


Ladder 136 FDNY Medals:

    FF JAMES J. FLOOD LAD. 136 OFF DUTY JUL. 4, 1944 PRENTICE

         

    LT WILLIAM A. SIEGEL BAT. 46 L-138 OCT. 29, 1981 HISPANIC

         

    LT JOHN W. COLLINS LAD. 136 APR. 23, 1986 SIGNAL 77

         

    FF ANTHONY SANNELLA, JR LAD. 136 FEB. 1, 1992 MARTIN

         


Engine 287/Ladder 136 LODDs: 

    FF Peter Farley, Ladder 136, fell sliding pole, August 16, 1949

         

    FF Joseph Dugan, Ladder 136, collision with Rescue 4, July 31, 1954

         
   
         

    FF Samuel A Schiller, Engine 324 detailed to Ladder 136, collision with Rescue 4, July 31, 1954

         

    FF Robert Dayton - Engine 287, November 26, 1988 - LODD Port Washington Fire Department - Captain Robert Dayton, a 28-year-old firefighter died after being trapped in a smoke-filled building.  It was the first time in 40 years that Port Washington's volunteer Fire Department had a LODD. Captain Dayton was a member of FDNY Engine 287 and was a volunteer in his hometown for 10 years. 

         

          http://www.pwfdhistory.com/g1/albums/memoriam_dayton/dpnews881208_pz_web.pdf

          http://www.pwfd.com/?page_id=567

    Capt Wayne Smith, burned Box 22-7876, 81-04 37th Avenue, died August 7, 1994

         

    FF Michael Cawley, World Trade Center, September 11, 2001

         

          http://www.ffmichaeljcawley.org/bio.html

          http://www.legacy.com/sept11/story.aspx?personid=126941

    FF Christopher Pickford, World Trade Center, September 11, 2001

         

          http://www.legacy.com/sept11/tnonline/story.aspx?personid=131674

         

    RIP.  Never forget.



Elmhurst: 

   

    Original Dutch name Middenburgh.  Changed to Newtown.  Then Elmhurst.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/21253580@N06/with/2227501380/

    http://oldelmhurst.blogspot.com/

    http://forgotten-ny.com/2011/04/forgottentour-39-newtown-elmhurst-queens/



   

   

   

   
 

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Captain Wayne E. Smith, Ladder 136

NYTimes  Death of Queens Fire Company's Leader Ends 59-Day Vigil
By JAMES BARRON
Published: October 5, 1994

"The signal -- a sequence of five bells repeated four times -- echoed through firehouses across the city yesterday. Slowly, solemnly, it confirmed what a telephone call had already told the firefighters at Ladder Company 136 in Elmhurst, Queens: the 59-day vigil for their commanding officer was over.

The commander, Capt. Wayne E. Smith, was trapped in a two-alarm fire on Aug. 7. With burns over 40 percent of his body and lung injuries from the air in the burning building at 81-04 37th Avenue, Captain Smith died at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. His wife, Connie, had kept a daily vigil. Fire Commissioner Howard Safir had stopped by nearly every day.

"Fifty-nine days of waiting for what was really the inevitable, unfortunately," Commissioner Safir said yesterday. "The prognosis from the beginning was extremely critical. We all hoped against hope."

Captain Smith, at 37 one of the youngest captains in the department, was the fifth firefighter to die in the line of duty this year.

At Captain Smith's firehouse -- its nickname, chosen by the firefighters and emblazoned on T-shirts they wear off duty, is Wayne's World -- the news seemed not to have sunk in, despite the telephone call, the bells and the flag at half-staff.

"There's a feeling like it's not really happening, that Wayne's going to wake up," said a firefighter, Duecy Smith, who is not related to Captain Smith.

He and other rank-and-file firefighters at Company 136 -- "truckies," they call themselves with pride -- remembered Captain Smith as someone who, in only nine months as a commander, had raised morale.

"To win over a firehouse that quickly takes considerable talent," Commissioner Safir said. "He was a real leader in the firehouse. No one was surprised that Wayne led his men into this fire and was right in front. They found him on the floor above where the fire was. One of the duties of a ladder company is to go above the fire floor and search for victims. That's exactly what Wayne was doing, putting his life in jeopardy to save others."

On the way in, firefighters faced huge volumes of smoke and flame. Captain Smith was one of the first to go inside.

Other firefighters discovered Captain Smith, overcome by the smoke, on an upper floor. Fourteen other firefighters were also injured, two seriously. Commissioner Safir said the blaze was still under investigation but is believed to have been caused by faulty electrical  wiring."


RIP.  Never forget.
 

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Robert H. Dayton, Engine 287, was killed at an arson fire while serving as a member of Flower Hill Hose Co. #1, Nassau County, on, November 26, 1988.


3rd Alarm, 165 Main Street, Post Washington, LI
0729 hrs, November 26, 1988:

   

While commanding a search and rescue team at an apartment fire on Main Street, he became trapped and ran out of air. Due to the intense heat and smoke, repeated efforts to rescue Captain Dayton were unsuccessful. He was later pronounced dead at St. Francis Hospital. The Nassau County Police Homocide Squad and Fire Marshall?s Office later ruled the cause of the fire to be arson.

Captain Dayton attended Schreiber High School and later studied computers at Nassau Community College. He joined Flower Hill Hose Co. #1 at 18 years old. In addition to serving as a volunteer in Port Washington, he was also a professional firefighter with the Fire Department, City of New York, assigned to Engine Company 287 in Elmhurst, Queens. He was posthumously promoted to Captain of Flower Hill Hose Company #1.

The Port Washington Fire Department continued to mourn the loss of Captain Dayton. In 2010 the Town of North Hempstead renamed Haven Avenue, where Flower Hill Hose Co. #1 is located, Captain Robert H. Dayton Way.


RIP.  Never forget.
 

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mack said:
FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section - Thread continues 1st Section 

Many FDNY and NYC firehouses and berths served as quarters for FDNY, Brooklyn FD, Long Island City FD, fire patrols, police, airport, federal, military, commercial and volunteer departments and companies.  The original sheds which housed the first fire companies formed to protect NYC in the late 1700s and early 1800s are gone.  But many of the original firehouses built by the volunteer departments, FDNY, Brooklyn and LIC in the mid and late 1800s still exist - some operate as active firehouses, some serve community, business or housing purposes.  Current FDNY firehouses include historic and new state-of-the-art fire stations.  This thread is dedicated to the firehouses, their companies, their apparatus, their histories and the firefighters who served in them.

"mack", let me THANK YOU for continuing with the FDNY and NYC Firehouse thread. By far the 1st section the MOST POPULAR and VIEWED thread on this site. As the year 2017 comes to a close and 2018 begins, that first thread had a total of 147 pages, about 2,200 replies and almost 800,000 views.

The series now continues with "The 2nd Section", and I'm sure for many of us who have been around for awhile, we can certainly appreciate the newest title. Kind of rings a bell of those very busy days when the FDNY had so many fires and runs, some firehouses had to have TWO separate Engine Companies or maybe even TWO separate Ladder Companies operating out of the same firehouse. (examples: Engine 41-1, Engine 41-2, or Ladder 103-1, Ladder 103-2).

With your most recent firehouse posting of Eng 287/Lad 136/B46, together some of us on this site had the privilege of visiting that firehouse a while back where the members there treated us GREAT.

Thanks for the history, the pictures, the stories and the videos unique to each Firehouse of NYC that you post. As well as the many other contributions that other members have contributed as well.

A GREAT start with only a few hours left to begin the New Year of 2018.
 

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Battalion 46 - Originally organized as Battalion 2 in paid Long Island City Fire Department (LICFD) in Astoria at quarters of Engine 5 (LICFD - became Engine 263 FDNY ) and Ladder 4 (LICFD - became Ladder 117 FDNY).  Battalion 2 (LICFD) became Battalion 16 (FDNY), then Battalion 36, then was disbanded, then reorganized as Battalion 46 in Elmhurst.

    Battalion 2 (LICFD) organized 40-08 Astoria Boulevard at Engine 5 (LICFD) and Ladder 4 (LICFD)      1891
    Battalion 2 (LICFD) became Battalion 16 (FDNY)                                                                            1898
    Battalion 16 became Battalion 36                                                                                                  1898
    Battalion 36 became Battalion 46                                                                                                  1906
   
          40-08 Astoria Boulevard firehouse:
       
               
   
    Battalion 46 moved to firehouse 42-06 Astoria Boulevard with Engine 163/Ladder 67    1909
     
         
   
    Battalion 46 disbanded                                                                                      1909
   
    Battalion 46 reorganized 86-18 Broadway w/Engine 287                                      1913
   
         


Battalion 46 new firehouse 86-53 Grand Avenue w/Engine 287/Ladder 136            1914

         

         


    - thanks fdhistorian
 

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Battalion 46 - originally organized in Astoria at quarters of Engine 163 (became Engine 263) and Ladder 67 (became Ladder 117).  Engine 163 and Ladder 67 were paid Long Island City Fire Department companies located on Flushing Avenue (became Astoria Boulevard).  Battalion 46 was disbanded and then reorganized in Elmhurst at Engine 287 in 1913.

    Battalion 46 organized 40-08 Astoria Boulevard at Engine 163/Ladder 67              1906

    Battalion 46 moved firehouse 42-06 Astoria Boulevard with Engine 163/Ladder 67    1909
   
    Battalion 46 disbanded                                                                                      1909

    Battalion 46 reorganized 86-18 Broadway w/Engine 287                                  1913
   
    Battalion 46 new firehouse 86-53 Grand Avenue w/Engine 287/Ladder 136            1914

Originally, Battalion 46 came into the FDNY in 1898 as Queens Battalion 16 having been Long Island City Battalion 2.
Later in 1898, Queens Battalion 16 was renumbered as the original Battalion 36.
Battalion 36 was renumbered as Battalion 46 in 1906.
It was at 40-08 Astoria Blvd since 1894.
 

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Some more info on Fire Patrol 2 FH but i put it here because it also contains info on former FDNY FHs in other Boros....  https://untappedcities.com/2014/02/13/7-repurposed-fire-stations-in-nyc/?displayall=true  ....In the "untapped cities" link above ^^^^^ Picture #1 in addition to ENG*31 also housed SQ*8......... #4 ENG*30 originally had 3 Sections...after they were disbanded the bldg housed the Medical Office (into the late '60s until the MO moved to Lafayette St w/LAD*20) the Spring St FH also had SATELITE*2 by itself which was manned by 2 FFs.....prior to The FDNY Museum moving to Spring St they were in the third & then separate bay & 3 floor portion of the FH on Duane St attached to ENG*7...LAD*1...BN*1.....after 9-11 that 1/3 of the FH was used as a Command Center during the Recovery then it became Manhattan Boro Command for awhile...... #8 ENG*206 was 2 separate houses built together.....206 was in the left half & the right side although lettered for LAD*133 was never occupied .....& in the '50s/'60s was primarily for storage of old equipment & pretty deteriorated...the apparatus floor had some antique horse & hand drawn rigs that were later refurbished & placed in the basement office area of the Dept Shops....the 2nd floor had hundreds of WW2 4 gal galvanized "Stirrup Pumps" that had originally been all around NYC for use by Auxiliaries & or Air Wardens in case of an incendiary bomb attack by air.....the 3rd fl had hundreds of red Civil Defense steel pot helmets.....after 206 moved to the new Qtrs just over on Grand in the late '70s the old FH became a wicker basket sales place for many years....during Sandy both the old & new FHs flooded as nearby Newtown Creek rose....some of these FHs have been discussed in more detail in other posts but this is just a little info on these pictures....also continue scrolling the "untapped" link for some more interesting non FD but NYC places.
 

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Engine 292  Firehouse  64-18 Queens Boulevard  Woodside, Queens  14th Division, 46th Battalion "Winfield Cougars"

    Engine 287-2 organized 67-32 Queens Boulevard at former volunteer quarters  1913
    Engine 287-2 new firehouse 64-18 Queens Boulevard                                      1914
    Engine 287-2 disbanded ? became Engine 292                                                1918
    Engine 292 organized 64-18 Queens Boulevard                                                1918

    Rescue 4 organized 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292                              1931
    Rescue 4 moved 30-89 21st Street at Engine 262                                            1996
    Rescue 4 returned 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292                              1997
    Rescue 4 moved 30-89 21st Street at Engine 262                                            1999
    Rescue 4 returned 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292                              2000
    Rescue 4 moved 27-12 Kearney St with Engine 316                                        2013
    Rescue 4 returned 64-18 Queens Blvd at Engine 292                                      2015
     
    Foam Unit Queens located 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292              1965-1972

    Ladder 136 located 64-18 Queens Boulevard at Engine 292                        1996-1997


Former Woodside volunteer company replaced by Engine 287-2 was Gooderson Engine 2 of the Newtown Fire Department.  Gooderson Engine 2 was organized in 1862 at Thompson Avenue (Queens Bouldvard) and Fisk Avenue.  Gooderson Engine 2 relocated a new firehouse at Thompson Avenue and Fisk Avenue (67-32 Queens Boulevard) in 1882.   

Original firehouse (Thompson Ave became Queens Blvd):

   

   

   


64-18 Queens Boulevard firehouse:

   

   

   

   

   

   
 
   


Engine 292:

   

   

   

   

   

   

   


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9v1qXQKpa4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnFW7GpOyvY


Engine 292 - 1st due - 8/25/09 All-Hands 65th Pl & 50th Ave

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rszTZhGuzrA


Engine 292 FDNY Medal:

    FF John Marshall  February 1, 1956 Kane Medal


Engine 292 LODDs:

    LT Robert Grant, heart attack in quarters, March 25, 1932:

         

    LT Grant had been seriously injured as a member of Engine 23 in November 1913 when his steamer swerved to avoid a truck and he was thrown from apparatus.  He was also seriously injured as a member of Engine 33 in a collision with a hose wagon responding to a Manhattan fire in 1930. He was hospitalized for 3 months and required life-saving blood donations from 22 FFs.  He returned to full duty and was promoted to LT.
   

    FF Howard V. Colbert, KIA Saipan, Marianas Islands, WWII, July 9, 1944

          FF Colbert was killed on Saipan while serving as a Sergeant with Company H, 105th Infantry.

             

          Prior injury:

             


FF Vincent Schmitt. Engine 292, KIA, Belgium, WWII, January 6, 1945:

   

   


WWII Notes:

    The two Engine 292 members who were KIA during World War II have a sad similarity.  Both members fought in major WWII battles, the Battle of Saipan and the Battle of the Bulge.  Both battles had extremely high casualties and both were important Allied victories. Both Engine 292 members, unfortunately, lost their lives near the end of each battle.

FF Colbert - SGT US Army, 105th Infantry, KIA July 9, 1944

    Battle of Saipan:  The Battle of Saipan was a major battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from June 15 to July 9, 1944. The US 2nd Marine Division, US 4th Marine Division and the US Army 27th Infantry Division defeated the 43rd Infantry Division of the Imperial Japanese Army, commanded by LT General Yoshitsugu Saito.
    By July 7, the Japanese had nowhere to retreat. Saito made plans for a final suicidal Banzai Charge. At dawn, with a group of 12 men carrying a great red flag in the lead, the remaining able-bodied troops ? about 3,000 men ? charged forward in the final attack. Amazingly, behind them came the wounded, with bandaged heads, crutches, and barely armed. The Japanese surged over the American front lines, engaging both Army and Marine units.
    MAJ Edward McCarthy, then in command of 2-105 Infantry and one of the few officers of the regiment to survive the attack, described the scene as follows: "It reminded me of one of those old cattle-stampede scenes of the movies. The camera is in a hole in the ground and you see the herd coming and they leap up and over you and are gone. Only the Japanese just kept coming and coming. I didn?t think they?d ever stop". This charge hit the 105th directly and violently, and the two lead battalions were overrun. LTC O'Brien led the defense in the 1-105 area, with a pistol in each hand and even manning a nearby .50 Caliber machine-gun until he was killed. When his body was found, there were 30 dead Japanese around him, and he received a posthumous Medal of Honor.
    When the carnage of the final charge finally ended, 2,295 dead Japanese lay in front of the 105th's positions, and another 2,016 lay intermingled or in the rear of the 105th's positions for a total of 4,311 dead. US casualties were also heavy, and 1-105 and 2-105 suffered 406 KIA and 512 WIA.  SGT Colbert was one of the KIAs and lost his life just before Saipan was declared "Secured".

    http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-saipan

FF Schmitt PVT US Army:

    PVT Schmitt was appointed to FDNY in 1939 just prior to the war.  He arrived in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge, December 16, 1944 ? January 25, 1945, which  was the last major German offensive campaign of World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg, on the Western Front, towards the end of World War II, in the European theatre. PVT Schmitt lost his life January 6, 1945, during the final German counter-offensive of the campaign.

    http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-the-bulge

RIP - Never forget.


Winfield history: 

    Named after General Winfield Scott

    http://forgotten-ny.com/2004/12/the-general-and-queens/

    1873 map:  http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/1700/Winfield+Town/Long+Island+1873/New+York/

          Note - Gooderson Engine 2 located at Columbia Avenue and North Shell Road (old street names)


   

   

   

 

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Looks like "141 Hook & Ladder 141" is lettered above left front door bay on this early photograph of Engine 292's firehouse:

   


Ladder 141 was never organized.
 

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Gooderson Engine 2  Newtown Fire Department - Winfield, Long Island - Pre-FDNY Engine 292

    Gooderson Engine 2 was organized in 1862 at Thompson Avenue (Queens Boulevard) and Fisk Avenue. 
    Gooderson Engine 2 relocated a new firehouse at Thompson Avenue and Fisk Avenue (67-32 Queens Boulevard) in 1882.     


67-32 Queens Boulevard firehouse:

    image.jpg

    image.jpg


Gooderson Engine 2 members:

    Gooderson_Engine_2.jpg
 

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Engine 83/Ladder 29 Firehouse 618 East 138th Street, Mott Haven, Bronx 6th Division, 14th Battalion  "da' Bums on da' Hill"

    Engine 83 organized 618 East 138th Street w/Ladder 29                      1906

    Ladder 29 organized 618 East 138th Street w/Engine 83                      1906

    Bridge Chemical 63 located at 618 East 138th Street at Engine 83    1939-1944

    Satellite 2 located at 618 East 138th Street at Engine 83                  1965-1975


618 East 138th Street firehouse built 1906:

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

     


Engine 83:

   

   

   

   

   

   


Ladder 29:

   

   

   

   

   

   


Satellite 2:

   


Engine 83/Ladder 29 Videos:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFlVY-pOLkA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rv-seVvmGqs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl2bcBwiIic


Engine 83 FDNY Medals:

    CAPT MICHAEL J. CLEARY 1949 STEPHENSON

    LT FRANK M. JACOBY MAR. 11, 1969 KENNY

         

    LT ANTHONY J. ALVA  JAN. 18, 1973 CONRAN

          FDNY 1959-1990, "Tough Tony", retired Captain Ladder 19.

    FF JOHN T. DONNELLAN MAR. 16, 1980 BRUMMER


Ladder 29 FDNY Medals:

    FF JAMES J. FLEURY  APR. 7, 1973 DELEHANTY

    FF JOSEPH KREBBS  SEP. 21, 1974 STEUBEN

    FF ELI V. GIAQUINTO  JUN. 17, 1978 HISPANIC

         

    LT DENNIS P. MARTIN  MAR. 16, 1980 AMERICAN LEGION

          FDNY 1962-1995, retired Deputy Chief

    FF FRANK UNGARO  APR. 29, 1980 MC ELLIGOTT

    CAPT FRANCIS G. GRIFFIN JAN. 11, 1981 FIRE MARSHALS

         

    FF RICHARD P. KEARNS  DEC. 3, 1986 WILLIAMS

         

    FF ALFRED J. ZAHRA  DEC. 3, 1986 EMERALD

       

    FF JAMES M. KERLEY  MAY 21, 1992 FIRE CHIEFS


Engine 83/Ladder 29 LODDs:

    FF JOSEPH FINGER LADDER 29 December 25, 1906

          Christmas Day, 1906, FF Finger was driving Ladder 29 back to quarters from a fire at 271 Ryder Avenue. While turning from St. Ann?s Avenue onto East 138th Street, the horses bolted. FF Finger, not wearing a seat belt, was jerked from his seat to the ground and the wheels passed over him. Six other fireman were injured, none seriously. Once at Lincoln Hospital, doctors discovered that FF Finger suffered from internal injuries and six fractured ribs. He died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

    FF JOHN DUFFY ENGINE 83 September 7, 1915

          On September 6, 1915, Engine 83 responded to an excavation site on 138th Street near Cypress Avenue for a trapped 12 year old boy who had fallen into the work site.  In trying to rescue the boy, FF Duffy fell 20 feet into the site.  The boy, Aaron Steinburg of 609 East 138th Street and FF Duffy sustained injuries.  They were rescued and transported to Lincoln Hospital.  The boy had scalp lacerations and survived but FF Duffy died the next day from head and internal injuries.  FF Duffy was 45 years old and lived at 3825 Eagle Avenue in the Bronx.   

         


    FF THOMAS SCHOALES ENGINE 83 September 11, 2001

          FF Thomas Schoales, responded the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, with members of Engine 4.  FF Schoales lost his life when the building collapsed while he was trying to save others.  FF Schoales was the son of BC Edward Schoales, FDNY.

         

         

          http://www.legacy.com/sept11/cantonrep/story.aspx?personid=147297

          https://nypost.com/2002/01/13/golden-boy-fireman-found-in-wtc-rubble/


    RIP.  Never forget.


Mott Haven:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mott_Haven,_Bronx

    http://forgotten-ny.com/2013/11/mott-haven%E2%80%94port-morris-bronx/


Pre-FDNY Mott Haven fire protection:

    Mott Haven Fire Department, a volunteer department, protected Mott Haven from the mid-1800s (unknown organization date) until it merged with the volunteer Morrisania Fire Department in 1856.  MFD provided fire protection until FDNY expanded into the Bronx when it was disbanded in 1874.

          Jackson Engine Company 4 served until 1874

          Mott Haven Ladder Company 2 served until 1874 at 2594 3rd Avenue

              Former firehouse current use: 

                   
 

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Engine 83/Ladder 29 firehouse - Landmarks Preservation Commission - 2012

   

Landmarks Preservation Commission: The firehouse was completed in 1905 and landmarked in 2012.  The building, an early example of a "two-vehicle-bay firehouse", was designed by Robert Kohn and incorporates "Vienna Secessionist" style.


FIREHOUSE, ENGINE COMPANY 83, HOOK & LADDER COMPANY 29,  618 East 138th Street (aka 618-620 East 138th Street), the Bronx.  Built 1904-05; Robert D. Kohn, architect.

LANDMARK SITE: Borough of the Bronx

    On May 15, 2012, the Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing on the proposed designation as a Landmark of the Firehouse, Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29 and the proposed designation of the related Landmark Site (Item No. 3).  The hearing had been duly advertised in accordance with the provisions of law.  There were two speakers in favor of designation: representatives of the Historic Districts Council and The Victorian Society New York. There were no speakers in opposition to designation. In addition, the Commission received a communication from the Fire Department of the City of New York in support of designation.

SUMMARY:

    The imposing two-story neo-Classical style Firehouse, Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29, in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, was constructed in 1904-05 during the period when an enormous number of public structures were being placed in neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs following the Consolidation of Greater New York in 1898. The architect of this firehouse was Robert D. Kohn, a graduate of Columbia University and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, who emerged around this time as one of the few American architects (like Emery Roth early in his career) who produced major designs influenced by the Vienna Secession, between about 1905 and 1915. An early example of the two-vehicular-bay firehouse, a type that predominated in New York City for the next quarter century, this building is clad in salmon-colored brick with a monumental three-bay limestone enframement on the first story and a bracketed terra-cotta cornice. Within the elegantly composed neo-Classical ornamental vocabulary are subtle Secessionist references. Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29 has continuously served the neighborhood in this building since 1906.

DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS:

    Firefighting in New York - Even in the colonial period, the government of New York took the possibility of fire very seriously.  Under Dutch rule, all men were expected to participate in firefighting activities. After the English took over, the Common Council organized a force of 30 volunteer firefighters in 1737, operating two Newsham hand pumpers that had recently been imported from London. By 1798, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), under the supervision of a chief engineer and six subordinates, was officially established by an act of the New York State Legislature.    As the city grew, this force was augmented by new volunteer companies. In spite of growing numbers of firefighters and improvements in hoses and water supplies, fire was a significant threat in an increasingly densely built up city. Of particular significance was the ?Great Fire? of December 16-17, 1835, which caused more damage to property than any other event in New York City. The damages resulting from several major fires which occurred between 1800 and 1850 led to the establishment of a building code, and an increase in the number of firemen from 600 in 1800 to more than 4,000 in 1865. Despite rapid growth, the department was often criticized for poor performance.  Intense competition between companies began to hinder firefighting with frequent brawls and acts of sabotage, often at the scenes of fires. During the Civil War, when fire personnel became harder to retain, public support grew for the creation of a professional firefighting force, similar to that established in other cities and to the professional police force that had been created in New York in 1845.  In May 1865, the State Legislature established the Metropolitan Fire District, comprising the cities of New York (south of 86th Street) and Brooklyn. The act abolished the volunteer system and created the Metropolitan Fire Department, a paid professional force under the jurisdiction of the state government.  By the end of the year, the city?s 124 volunteer companies with more than 4,000 men had retired or disbanded, to be replaced by 33 engine companies and 12 ladder companies operated by a force of 500 men. Immediate improvements included the use of more steam engines, horses, and a somewhat reliable telegraph system. A military model was adopted for the firefighters, which involved the use of specialization, discipline, and merit. By 1870, regular service was extended to the ?suburban districts? north of 86th Street and expanded still farther north after the annexation of part of the Bronx in 1874. New techniques and equipment, including taller ladders and stronger steam engines, increased the department?s efficiency, as did the establishment, in 1883, of a training academy for personnel. The growth of the city during this period placed severe demands on the Fire Department to provide services, and in response the department undertook an ambitious building campaign. The area served by the FDNY nearly doubled after the Consolidation of Greater New York in 1898, when the departments in Brooklyn and numerous communities in Queens and Staten Island were incorporated into the city. After the turn of the century, the Fire Department acquired more modern apparatus and motorized vehicles, reflecting the need for faster response to fires in taller buildings. Throughout the 20th century, the department endeavored  to keep up with the evolving city and its firefighting needs. 

FIREHOUSE DESIGN:

    By the early 20th century, the firehouse as a building type had evolved from the wooden storage shed used during the 17th century to an imposing architectural expression of civic character. As early as 1853, Marriott Field had argued in his City Architecture: Designs for Dwelling Houses, Stores, Hotels, etc. for symbolic architectural expression in municipal buildings, including firehouses. The 1854 Fireman?s Hall, 153 Mercer Street, with its highly symbolic ornamentation, reflected this approach, using flambeaux, hooks, ladders, and trumpets for its ornament.  Between 1880 and 1895, Napoleon LeBrun & Son served as the official architectural firm for New York?s Fire Department, designing 42 firehouses in a massive effort to modernize the facilities and to accommodate the growing population of the city. Although the firm?s earliest designs were relatively simple, later buildings were more distinguished and more clearly identifiable as firehouses. While the basic function and requirements of the firehouse were established early in its history, LeBrun is credited with standardizing the program, and introducing some minor, but important, innovations in the plan.  Placing the horse stalls in the main part of the ground floor to reduce the time needed for hitching horses to the apparatus was one such innovation. Firehouses were usually located on mid-block sites because these were less expensive than more prominent corner sites. Since the sites were narrow, firehouses tended to be three stories tall, with the apparatus on the ground story and rooms for the company, including dormitory, kitchen and captain?s office, above. After 1895, the department commissioned a number of well-known architects to design firehouses.  Influenced by the Classical Revival which was highly popular throughout the country, New York firms such as Hoppin & Koen, Flagg & Chambers, Horgan & Slattery, and Robert D. Kohn created facades with bold Classical style designs. 

GROWTH OF MOTT HAVEN AND THE BRONX:

    The site of the Firehouse, Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29 was originally part of the extensive land holdings purchased in 1670 by the Welsh-born Richard Morris (died 1672) and inherited in 1691 by his son Lewis Morris (1671-1746), later an Acting Governor of New York and Governor of New Jersey. Their estate, known as ?Morrisania,? was part of Westchester County during the late 18th and most of the 19th centuries. In 1828, Jordan L. Mott, inventor of the coal-burning stove, bought a large tract of land in the southwestern part of Morrisania and established the Mott Haven Iron Works on the Harlem River at Third Avenue and 134th Street. The area around this business was developed with houses for Mott and his workers and became known as Mott Haven. Even though the larger area of Morrisania continued as a quiet, rural district, this section of Mott Haven developed more rapidly because of the expansion of the iron works and the advent of other industrial enterprises attracted by the Mott Haven Canal, which led from the Harlem River north to 138th Street. The New York & Harlem Railroad, incorporated in 1831, expanded over the Harlem River in 1840, bringing goods and people to the industrial community of Mott Haven. As the railroads and streetcars crossed the area, beginning in the 1860s, streets were laid out and land speculation began in earnest. In 1874, the townships of Morrisania, West Farms and Kingsbridge split from Westchester County and became the 23rd and 24th Wards of the City of New York, this area of the Bronx becoming known as the Annexed District. Beginning in the early 1880s, booster organizations such as the North Side Association advocated for infrastructure improvements; streets were paved, sewers dug, and mass transit lines brought the elevated trains to the Bronx. The El spurred tenement construction. By 1897, just a decade after the El began operation, the once vacant blocks east of Third Avenue were almost completely built over with solid brick buildings. This area held a mixture of building types: single-family rowhouses built in the late 1880s; multi-story apartment houses, built with increasing frequency in the 1890s; and various industrial and manufacturing establishments located along the neighborhood?s southern fringe. The population of the Bronx grew rapidly ?  in 1890, there were 89,000 people living in the area of the Bronx known as the North Side, ten years later the population had more than doubled to over 200,000, and by 1915 the number had increased threefold to 616,000. As the population and number of new buildings increased,  protection from the ever present danger of fire became increasingly important. The firefighters of Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29 played a vital role in the Mott Haven community.

ENGINE 83, HOOK & LADDER 28:

    In the mid-19th century, as the Mott Haven Iron Works and the neighborhood?s residential development expanded, fire protection in Mott Haven became increasingly important. A volunteer company, J. & L. Mott Ladder 2, was established in a three-story wooden building at 2608 Third Avenue. With the annexation of this section of the Bronx to New York City in 1874, this volunteer squad was disbanded and replaced at the same location with Hook & Ladder Company 17, which moved in 1877 into a  rented four-story brick stable nearby at 589 (later re-numbered 341) East 143rd Street. By 1891, this company had 12 men and officers stationed here, with two horses, and one roller-frame hook-and-ladder truck with a fifty-foot extension ladder. That year they fought 60 fires, out of the total 158 fires that occurred in the entire lower Bronx. Following the Consolidation of Greater New York in 1898, when the entire Bronx became part of the city, it benefitted, as did all five boroughs, from the construction of an enormous number of new public structures, placed in all neighborhoods. Hook and Ladder Company 17 received a new two-bay firehouse (1906-07), designed by Michael J. Garvin.9  Immediately after Consolidation, plans were made for a second engine company and firehouse to be located in Mott Haven. A three-story $24,000 firehouse was proposed for 898 (later re-numbered 618) East 138th Street near Cypress Avenue in 1899, and plans were produced by architect Manly N. Cutter, Deputy Building Superintendent of the Fire Department, but these were not acted upon. In December 1903, the Fire Department signed a contract with architect Robert D. Kohn to prepare plans and specifications. Kohn filed for a two-story firehouse in July 1904, and construction occurred between January and October 1905 at a cost of $41,698. The contractor was Alfred Nugent & Son, a firm that built numerous public buildings, such as schools and firehouses, during this period. The Real Estate Record & Builders Guide noted that ?The site for the new building is in a district crowded with factories and tenements. At present there is no firehouse within a radius of half a mile.?  The firehouse is an early example of the two-vehicular-bay firehouse, a type that predominated in New York City for the next quarter century. Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29 was officially organized in February 1906. It has continued to serve the neighborhood since that time.

THE ARCHITECT:

    Robert David Kohn (1870-1953), born in Manhattan, graduated from the College of the City of New York (1886) and Columbia University (1890), then attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris (1891-95). Upon his return to New York, he worked for a number of architectural firms before establishing his own independent practice in 1896. Among Kohn?s early commissions were town houses designed in an abstracted Beaux-Arts style, including 352-353 Riverside Drive (1899-1901); River Mansion, 337 Riverside Drive, and the neighboring 322 West 106th Street (1900-02); and 46 East 74th Street (1901-02).12 He was associate architect, with Carrere & Hastings, of the abstracted neo-Renaissance style New York Society for Ethical Culture School (1902-04), 33 Central Park West 13 (Kohn was a close personal friend of Dr. Felix Adler, the founder (1876) of the Society, and was a member and, later, president, of the congregation). His practice came to encompass warehouses, factories, and residential, commercial, office, and institutional buildings. Kohn emerged as one of the few American architects (like Emery Roth in his early career) who produced major designs influenced by the Vienna Secession, between about 1905 and 1915. These works, all aesthetically noteworthy and among Kohn?s most interesting work, included the Hermitage Hotel (1905-07; demolished), 592 Seventh Avenue, a bachelor apartment hotel; New York Evening Post Building (1906), 20 Vesey Street; Spero Building (1907-08), 23 West 21st Street, a store-and-loft structure for a wholesale millinery goods firm; and New York Society for Ethical Culture (1909-10), 2 West 64th Street.14 Kohn was married in 1905 to the sculptress Estelle Rumbold, who collaborated on the Evening Post and Ethical Culture projects.  Kohn?s Firehouse, Engine Company 83, Hook & Ladder Company 29 (1904-05), an imposing two-story neo-Classical style building, is clad in salmon-colored brick with a monumental three-bay limestone enframement on the first story and a bracketed terra-cotta cornice. Within the elegantly composed neo-Classical ornamental vocabulary are subtle Secessionist references, such as the concave segmental arches of the first-story enframement, the entablatures of the central pedestrian entrance and  first-story enframement, and the end terminating elements of the roof parapet. Kohn later explored a different modern aesthetic that sometimes referenced his earlier Secessionist influence, and presaged or paralleled such stylistic trends as modern Classicism and Art Deco. He designed the 11-story Auerbach & Sons factory (1915), 628-644 11th Avenue, which features vertical articulation, wide horizontal windows, and stylized geometric ornament, and additions to the R.H. Macy & Co. Department Store (1922-31), Seventh Avenue and West 34th Street.15 Kohn was a founder (1921) and president (1929) of the New York Building Congress and served as president of the American Institute of Architects (1930-32), director of the housing division of the Public Works Administration (1933-34), and vice president of the New York World?s Fair (1939-40), as well as a member of the fair?s board of design. He received the medal of honor in 1933 from the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Certain of his commissions were executed under the firm name of Robert D. Kohn & Associates. Kohn?s office address after 1917 was the same as architect Charles Butler?s,16 and he apparently formed a partnership with Butler that lasted, informally and formally, to at least 1952.17 They entered the competition for the design of the Nebraska State Capitol in 1919, and were responsible for the A.I. Namm & Son Department Store (1924-25, 1928-29), 454 Fulton Street, Brooklyn,18 and the 12-story Dorothy Gray Building (1928), 683 Fifth Avenue, which received a silver medal from the Fifth Avenue Association in 1929.19 Kohn and/or Butler joined with Clarence S. Stein on a number of projects. Stein (1883-1975), born in Rochester, New York, trained as an architect at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts (1908-11) and entered the office of Bertram G. Goodhue, where he became chief designer. Stein became best known as a pioneering planner, with Henry Wright, of housing projects and planned communities, including Sunnyside Gardens (1924-28), Queens, and Radburn, New Jersey (1928-32), for which Kohn was one of the architectural consultants. Among the collaborations of Kohn, Butler and Stein were: Parkwest Hospital (1925-26, Butler and Stein), 170 West 76th Street;20 Fieldston School buildings (1927-28, Kohn and Stein), operated by the Ethical Culture Society in Riverdale, the Bronx; Temple Emanu-El (1927-29, Kohn, Butler and Stein, with Mayers, Murray & Phillip), 840 Fifth Avenue; 21 and Fort Greene Houses (1942-44, Butler and Stein, with numerous other architects), Brooklyn.

DESCRIPTION - HISTORIC:

    Two-story neo-Classical style firehouse; salmon-colored brick cladding with three-bay, first-story limestone enframement; outer bays have historic pull-down paneled wood doors and historic FDNY company names; central bay has pedestrian entrance surmounted by entablature with bronze dedication plaque and segmental-arched window with leaded glass panes; three second-story tripartite windows with one-over-one double-hung wood sash; flagpole at central second-story window; bracketed terra-cotta cornice; roof parapet with stone coping and end terminating elements

ALTERATIONS:

    Metal pedestrian door; sidelights of central first-story leaded glass window; first-story electrical conduits and lighting fixtures  West Wall: paInted brick cladding, with a door; ventilating pipe 



    http://www.neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org/db/bb_files/2012-FirehouseEngineCompany83.pdf
 

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Extremely disappointed in some of the buffs here.  L 29 was TL 29 for a time.  No one noticed! 

Also noteworthy, the late FF Eli Giaquinto, a L 29 medal winner, went on to start a major fire escape servicing company in San Francisco.
 

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Engine 83/Ladder 29  - from "1st Responder Broadcast Network"

"'83 Engine and 29 Truck'

    By Larry Woodcock Correspondent  1st Responder Newspaper    Story Number 032615109

    Disclaimer: This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.


    The South Bronx has always been synonymous with mean streets and urban decay. Mention the South Bronx and right away people remember buildings and blocks on fire and crime on such a grand scale that police officers didn?t even want to work there.

    Thankfully, times have changed and places have improved. So too has the area known as Mott Haven.
Originally owned by the Morris family, it is also known as Port Morris with a population of over 50,000 within a square mile today. It is dominated by tenements and large public housing projects.
From the end of the 1800?s through the 1940?s, the neighborhood was quickly developed and at the same time became an upper middle class residential area marked by elaborate brownstones and became known as Doctors Row and the Irish Fifth Avenue.
   
    With its large German and Irish population made possible by public transportation, it supported the construction of tenement buildings. One of the city?s largest parades took place here every year on Easter Sunday in the 1940?s and 1950?s, marching down Willis Avenue to 138th Street. Saint Ann?s church, which was built in 1840, is the oldest church in the Bronx and is located on Saint Ann?s Avenue. It was added to the Register of Historic Places in 1980 and includes a graveyard that dates back to the early 1700?s.

    Mott Haven is also home to Da?Bums on Da?Hill, 83 and 29. The nickname goes back to the 1930?s, when surrounding companies would refer to them as such. Rivalries were much bigger then as competition was fierce.

    This firehouse was built in 1905 and opened in 1906 to incorporate two new companies. On January 31, 1906, 83 Engine was organized and on February 1, 1906 so too was 29 Truck.
At the time, Mott Haven had become a major shopping district for the Bronx (along 138th Street) and the need for more adequate fire protection was becoming apparent. The early days of firemen back in those days were typical of the times, ten days on followed by one day off and four hours a day for meals.

    As the neighborhood grew, so did the call volume and in the mid to late 1960?s as in so many urban areas, it changed overnight-first with civil unrest then in the 1970?s it was stricken by social and physical decline.  That was followed by drugs, crime, and the neglect by the city during its fiscal crisis. Building abandonment and arson swept through like a plague. Both company?s runs jumped from less then 300 runs per year in 1966 to over 5,000 in 1968. It even topped 6,000 in 1973. The trend continued until the early 1980?s.  Combined, the companies received over thirty unit citations and fourteen individual medals of valor.

    Two members were killed in the line of duty.

    Fighting fires one after the other and multiple fires burning simultaneously became the norm until virtually nothing was left to burn.  Some neighborhoods lost as many as 90 percent of their buildings and with 83 and 29, theirs was no different.

    With so many notable fires in the city?s history, one very memorable fire occurred with 83 and 29 first due.  On December 29, 1989 at 1:10 p.m., a backhoe accidentally ruptured a high-pressure gas main at 132nd Street and Locust.  The enormous explosion was felt in quarters as well as ten miles away. Ensuing was a fireball, 100 feet in the air and visible for blocks.  First responding 83 and 29 did all they could to evacuate nearby buildings, as five alarms were transmitted.  One worker was killed immediately and a civilian was blown into the East River, dieing later that night. The blast created a 25-foot deep crater and the heat from the fire melted cars and buses right down to their frames.  No structures were lost due to the quick and decisive actions of the firefighters and just plain luck.

    Along with 83 and 29, Satellite 2 responded out of this house when it was organized on October 1, 1965.  Members of the engine would take it on second alarms or greater, until the satellite relocated to 72 Engine in July of 1975."

    - http://www.1strespondernews.com/webpages/news/displaynews.aspx?PT=columns&cat=FDNY%20Houses&ID=f0c02455-35e6-44c4-950b-2c72104c6331
 

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scoobyd said:
Extremely disappointed in some of the buffs here.  L 29 was TL 29 for a time.  No one noticed! 

Also noteworthy, the late FF Eli Giaquinto, a L 29 medal winner, went on to start a major fire escape servicing company in San Francisco.

Scoobyd - Thanks alot for TL 29 info.  What years did they have a tower ladder assigned?  I will make appropriate notes in company details. 
 

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scoobyd said:
Extremely disappointed in some of the buffs here.  L 29 was TL 29 for a time.  No one noticed! 

Also noteworthy, the late FF Eli Giaquinto, a L 29 medal winner, went on to start a major fire escape servicing company in San Francisco.

Obituary - Eli V. Giaquinto

   

Feb 13, 1936 - May 1, 2017

Passed away unexpectedly at CPMC in San Francisco. Born and raised in Harlem, NYC to Babette and Peride Giaquinto. Eli was a navy veteran and decorated NYC fireman. He drove the ladder truck at Engine 83, Ladder 29 "Da Bums On Da Hill" So. Bronx and retired after 25 yrs. He moved to SF after meeting Susan, who became the love of his life. Eli started two successful business in SF, Giaquinto Janitorial and Great Escape Fire Escape Service. Eli had a warm and generous heart that showed by spoiling any animals. He would cook special meals for Truckie, Maggie, Rocky, Rita and Kook-A-La.

He loved playing softball, starting in NYC as a teenager until age 58 in the SF bar leagues. Eli also spent his years having fun as a bartender at Zhivago's and "The Bell" and being a patron to many others. He frequented the Abbey Tavern with everyone laughing from his stories complete with NY accent while drinking his favorite, a Makers Mark Manhattan on the rocks.
Eli was into gaming and had the magic touch in choosing many winning horses at Bay Meadows OTB, picking yearly football pool winners; even just winning the 2017 Masters Golf pool by picking the long shot. His infamous AA "Attitude Adjustment" party he hosted with Susan for 12 years and monthly poker nights with "the guys" allowed him to express his love for entertaining friends.

Everyone has a favorite "Eli" story to smile upon; The Big "E" will be missed by all.

He leaves behind his wife, Susan Stanich Giaquinto; daughter Kim Giaquinto Hart, granddaughters Toni Marie Wright (Benny), Sammi Jo Jean; and Kayla Rae Powell, daughter of the late Lori Giaquinto-Powell; sister and brother-in-law Francine Stanich Bailey and Jim Bailey; nephew Michael Bailey; half-brother and sisters Bill, Carol, Marian and Nancy.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 26th at the Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco at Noon.

    - Published in San Francisco Chronicle on May 14, 2017

RIP.


Great Escape Fire Escape Company

    http://greatescapeinc.com/about-us/

 

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Ladder 29 - 1986 Seagrave rearmount:

   

    - thanks Willie D
 
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