WNYF Fall

In this Issue

Features

Sectoring and Communications Crucial at the Trump Tower Four-Alarm Fire
By Deputy Chief Joseph N. Carlsen, Division 3 Commander, and Battalion Chief John Corcoran

The Fordham University Bell/Clock Tower Rescue/Removal
By Deputy Chief John A. (Jay) Jonas, Division 7 Commander

Queens Junkyard Fire Requires Foam Operation
By Deputy Chief George K. Healy

FDNY Urban Fire Dynamics Summit
By Deputy Assistant Chief Frank Leeb, Chief of the Fire Academy, and Daniel Madrzykowski, PhD, P.E.

Stubborn Brooklyn Third Alarm: Overview and Lessons Learned/Reinforced from Box 33-2876
By Deputy Chief David Maj

The Kutta Radio
By Battalion Chief Andrew P. Lindow

Foam Operation at August 6, 2019, Queens Junkyard Fire
By Captain Mark Becker

FDNY and the Hong Kong Fire Services Collaborate to Establish Search and Rescue Group Strategies for High-Rise Building Fires in Hong Kong
By Battalion Chief Stephen Marsar and Dr. Shane Lo Siu-Hang, Chief Fire Officer, Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Cockloft Nozzle Proves to be a Turning Point at Bronx Three-Alarm Fire
By Deputy Chief John A. (Jay) Jonas, Division 7 Commander

Manhattan Third Alarm: Good Communications and Coordination Required at Every Level
By Deputy Chief John Sarrocco and Battalion Chief Stephen Marsar

The Membrane Roof
By Lieutenant Steven Schuman

Recognizing Renovated Tenement Buildings
By Battalion Chief Daniel P. Sheridan

Two-Alarm Transit Incident Efficiently Mitigated
By Deputy Assistant Chief Fred Schaaf, Queens Borough Commander

Rebreather Rescue Task Force (RTF): The Rise of the Intelligent Operation
By Lieutenant Robert J. Brown

A 25-Year Retrospective on the Freddy’s Fashion Mart Fire: The Continued Relevancy of Attacks Combining Fire and Firearms
By Battalion Chief Sean Newman

Columns

SAFETY FIRST
FDNY Bunker Gear
By Deputy Assistant Chief Michael V. Meyers, Chief of Safety, and Lieutenant Matthew Quinn

FIRE PREVENTION MATTERS
Bureau of Fire Prevention Response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak
By Assistant Chief Joseph M. Jardin, Chief of Fire Prevention

LEARN FROM HISTORY
The Holland Tunnel Fire
By Deputy Chief John A. (Jay) Jonas, Division 7 Commander

TRICKS OF THE TRADE
Level Your Ladder
By Captain Michael Doda

CTDP BRIEFING
Continuity of Operations–Beyond the Plan
By Assistant Chief Thomas J. Currao, Chief of Counterterrorism & Emergency Preparedness

BACK TO BASICS
Communication and Planning Before Reaching the Fireground: Unit Cohesion
By Captain Steven Aviles

Spotlights

Senior Firefighters
By Deputy Chief Eugene Ditaranto, Jr.

You’re Off Probation. Now What?
By Captain Steven Aviles

Stress: The Firefighter’s Constant Companion
By Captain Michael J. Lyons, retired

The Bloom Energy Server
By Firefighter James Sabol

Door Removal
By Captain Michael Doda

Departments

PHOTO REPORTER
2020 MEDAL DAY RECIPIENTS
FDNY STAFF CHIEFS
ALL HANDS
TAKING UP
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
MY FAREWELL MESSAGE
IN MEMORIAM