FDNY Firefighters battled a 5 alarm fire in Queens today. There was also a 3 alarm Fire in the Bronx around the same time. Firefighters were hampered by blocked streets due to the heavy snow and heavy wind. Maybe you didn't hear about the blizzard that just pummeled the Northeast.Read More »
I just watched a video and I will share it below. The house is small, yet the amount of firefighters on scene is a lot. It is in New York. In order to get that many firefighters on scene, MY city would be looking at close to 3/4 of our resources. Plus there is a platform AND a stick in the air. That takes some keen apparatus placement. The description states that it went to a 2nd alarm and quickly to a 3rd alarm. Again, as I look at the house I think that it just so small...sure there is an exposure about a foot away, but it is brick.Read More »
Plenty of Fire to go Around…Check out these recent videos of Fires around the US including New York City, Prince George's County, Boston, West Virginia, California
Here are a pile of great videos from the past several days. The fires span the US from New York, Pennsylvania, California, West Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts.Read More »
The massive three-alarm blaze broke out inside a building on Fifth Avenue near 17th Street about 12:15 a.m. today and quickly spread throughout the three story structure, tearing through the Associated Supermarket, in the ground floor and gutting 10 residential apartments above, said officials.Read More »
Video: Is this a Box Alarm? St. Luke's Roosevelt Ambulance Catches Fire outside New York City Hospital. Who Said EMS Doesn't need the Fire Service?
Who says Emergency Medical Services doesn't need the Fire Service? It looks as though these guys needed firefighters! Is this a typical BOX alarm in New York City? ha ha ha This ambulance caught fire outside St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Department and John Jay College of Criminal Justice this afternoon.Read More »