WNYF 2nd/2019

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In this Issue

Features

Lightning-Induced Brooklyn Cockloft Fire = Prompt FDNY Response
By Deputy Chief Bradley J. Walls and Battalion Chief Salvatore J. Palmeri

The Combination Nozzle System
By Lieutenant Daniel Casey

Rapidly Spreading Staten Island Fire Requires Five Alarms, 10 Hand-Lines and a Deck Gun
By Deputy Assistant Chief and Michael F. Gala, Jr.

Rig Positioning…Continuing the Conversation, Part Two
By Firefighter Peter Kenney

Columns

SAFETY FIRST
Risk vs. Reward Analysis on FDNY Cancer Statistics
By Deputy Chief Michael V. Meyers

CTDP BRIEFING
New View from CTDP
By Deputy Assistant Chief Thomas Currao

LEARN FROM HISTORY
463 Broadway, Manhattan
By Deputy Chief John A. “Jay” Jonas, Acting Division 7 Commander

TRICKS OF THE TRADE
Modern Multi-Lock Doors
By Captain Michael Doda

STATS
2018 FDNY Statistics
Compiled by Christopher McDaniels
Director of Performance, Safety & Accountability

Spotlights

Leveraging Technology to Size Up Your Response Area
By Deputy Chief Frank Leeb

Unusual Fire Escape Feature Permits Fire Extension
By Lieutenant Michael N. Ciampo

The FDNY’s Mental Performance Initiative (MPI)—Strategic Update
By Deputy Chief James Ginty and Firefighter Jason Brezler

Departments

ALL HANDS
TAKING UP
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
In Memoriam
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