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The FDNY Foundation is now the proud publisher of books that allow the FDNY to share its vast knowledge and history with those people and Departments who want information and analysis of fire operations, rescue, pre-hospital care, training, public safety and other related topics. Books allow the FDNY to delve deeply into important moments in the Department’s history and offer readers a first-hand, in depth look at news-making events from points of view of subject matter experts.

Featured Title

Building Construction:
The Firefighter's Battlespace

Chief Vincent Dunn, the most prolific author in the fire service, has returned to the FDNY. In his latest book, Chief Dunn declares firefighting is a war and buildings the Firefighter’s battlespace. Chief Dunn says a battlespace is the total fire environment, the inside and outside of a burning building. A battlespace is not just the room and fire, it includes much more. Chief Dunn also tells us about firefighting “game changers” in this book. A “game changer” is notification of an event, construction feature or fire growth that changes an incident commander’s thinking or strategy.

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Study Guide for
Building Construction:
The Firefighter's Battlespace

For a limited time, the Study Guide for “Building Construction: The Firefighter’s Battlespace” is available now for a discounted price. In his latest Study Guide, Chief Vincent Dunn offers readers a comprehensive review of his book with questions formulated from all 26 Chapters. The Study Guide covers each of the important topics his book in which Chief Dunn declares firefighting is a war and buildings the firefighter’s battlespace. The Study Guide also includes a final exam to test the reader’s overall knowledge of “Building Construction: The Firefighter’s Battlespace.”

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Featured Blu-Ray / DVD

Films Volume 1 BLU-RAY / DVD

From looking back on important historical events to looking forward to the future of the Department, FDNYPRO Films offer viewers the opportunity to look at a wide range of events through the eyes of the FDNY and its members. Volume I Blu-Ray and DVD includes two discs with these four films: My Father’s House, Encore, Legacy of Bravery and Elite Company.

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Featured Historical Title

23rd Street Fire

Limited edition book commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 23rd Street Fire. Prior to September 11th, the 23rd Street fire on October 17, 1966 was the single worst loss of New York City Firefighters in the line of duty. The ground floor of the Wonder Drug Store at the corner of 23rd Street and Broadway collapsed during a five-alarm fire that originated in a storage area, which was concealed by a four-inch thick cinderblock wall illegally constructed by the building’s previous owner.

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