Tag Archives: Fire Department of New York

Full Coverage: Firehouse Expo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

As you know, Willie Wines Jr., Kevin Totten, and I climbed 110 stories as a part of the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Firehouse Expo. We climbed with 320 others, some of whom we knew already and others who we met for the first time. The event was a huge success. All I can really say is that you have to participate in one to really understand.

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FDNY Responds to 500k Emergencies in 2010. Meanwhile, the Mayor wants to Cut Resources.

FDNY responded to more than 500,000 emergencies in 2010. This is a new record for the department. FDNY continues to be the busiest department in the United States. Meanwhile, the Mayor has proposed decreasing the manpower on engine companies and creating a 20 fire company brownout during the evening. Listen in as Steve Cassidy, the President of the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater NY, discusses the cuts. Captain Al Hagan, the President of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association also talks on the issue.

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