WNYF 3rd/2019

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In this Issue

Features

Broadway Gas Explosion
By Deputy Assistant Chief Joseph A. Ferrante, Jr., Brooklyn Borough Commander, and Battalion Chief Paul Conrad

Fireproof Tenement Houses (aka Class 2 Buildings) Types of Stairways, (Part 2 of 3)
By Deputy Chief Joseph N. Carlsen, Division 3 Commander, and Captain Sean Farrell

Sunnyside, Queens, Five-Alarm Taxpayer Fire Produces a Major Backdraft
By Deputy Assistant Chief Brendan McSweeney, Chief of the Fire Academy

Automated Parking Garages (APGs)
By Deputy Chief Fred Schaaf, Division 11 Commander

Columns

SAFETY FIRST
Safety Command Organization and How the Units Contribute to your Safety…Protecting Those Who Serve!
By Deputy Chief Michael V. Meyers, Chief of Safety

LEARN FROM HISTORY
The Knickerbocker Icehouse Fire and Collapse
By Deputy Chief John A. “Jay” Jonas, Acting Division 7 Commander

FIRE PREVENTION MATTERS
Escape Rooms: Can You?
By Deputy Assistant Chief Joseph M. Jardin, Chief of Fire Prevention

CTDP BRIEFING
Fire Service Role in Intelligence and Homeland Security
By Deputy Assistant Chief Thomas J. Currao, Chief of Counterterrorism & Emergency Preparedness

Spotlights

Common Occupancy, Uncommon Response: The 10 Commandments for Fires in Places of Worship
By Deputy Chief Frank Leeb

Addiction and the First Responder “In Plain Sight”
By Lieutenant Andrew Kane and Brittany Perrotta

Be Like a Duck: The Philosophy of Keeping Your Composure
By Captain Daniel O’Shea

New 125-gpm Foam Eductor and Nozzle Kit
By Battalion Chief Steven San Filippo

Departments

2019 MEDAL DAY RECIPIENTS
ALL HANDS
TAKING UP
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
In Memoriam