FDNY's Bravest jump in to help out an NYPD Police Officer in taking down two fighting men. My question is this: Would you do the same in your jurisdiction.Read More »
Video: FDNY Operating at House Fire in Brooklyn Jan. 2nd
Video from a house fire today in Brooklyn, NY with FDNY operating on scene.Read More »
Updated Info: Video: The FDNY Apparatus Graveyard. I’d Love To Get My Hands on One of These!
Here you will see a lot I came across where all the retired, crashed or mechanically disabled FDNY fire trucks go to be classified for further use, auction, or scrapping.Read More »
Video: Check out the Media Frenzy as FDNY Firefighters Put out Taxi Fire in Manhattan
Video by: Aamir SB. Yellow Cab on fire in Manhattan. Check out how many people are watching with phones and cameras capturing the fire.Read More »
Video: 17 FDNY Firefighters Injured in Fast Moving 4 Alarm Fire in the Bronx. 200 FF’s on Scene
Seventeen Firefighters were injured in a fast moving fire in the Bronx today. The fire swept through 4 buildings and went to 4 alarms bringing 200 firefighters to the scene. Two of the firefighters were injured when the ceiling collapsed on them.Read More »
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.Read More »
Fires, Blizzards, Rescues, and Maydays: Middle of the Week Review…Are you keeping up?
I'll admit that I have slow days. However, I post when I am able to. I took the 24th and 25th off, but quickly caught up! You should be keeping up with me at least...yes I am speaking to both of you (my readers)! There are some other links in there from some other sites as well!Read More »
Video and Audio: FDNY 5 Alarm Apartment Fire in Queens. Firefighters Hampered by Snow
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 »
The Daily Show: 9/11 First Responders React to the Lame as F@#k Congress
The other day, I posted Jon Stewart's Lame as F@#k Congress. The feature on the Daily Show was an eye opener for many and focused on the Republicans who killed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The show below shows four 9/11 First Responders giving their thoughts on the Filibuster by Republicans.Read More »
Republicans Kill the 9/11 Health Bill – Lame-as-F@#k Congress
Who better to explain what happened and expose the GOP leaders who continue to utilize 9/11 to seem compassionate all the while not giving a damn about the first responders who worked at Ground Zero than Jon Stewart on the Daily Show. Even if this is Political humor, the humor is typically not to far from the truth. The House bill passed at 268 to 160 (17 Republicans voting for the bill and 157 against). Only 3 Democrats voted against the House Bill. The Senate bill failed. The vote was 57-42, short of the 60 votes in favor needed to proceed under Senate rules.Read More »