FDNY Pro Blog

August 8, 2017

From the Editor’s Desk, 2nd/2017 Pro EMS

The 2nd/2017 issue of Pro EMS offers columns and feature articles that take up where we left off with the first issue of the year. It is chock-full of interesting and enlightening material, with a bonus special section by FDNY Press Secretary Frank Dwyer that provides […]
August 3, 2017

Sydney Raids Disrupt Airplane Plot

July 27, 2017

Dozens Suffer Terrible Outcome of Human Trafficking

July 25, 2017

S2, E20 Maximizing Resources During MCIs with FDNY Captain Charles Fraser

July 20, 2017

Responders In Pa. Hospitalized after Carfentanil Exposure

July 13, 2017

Military Plane Crashes in Mississippi

July 6, 2017

Dismissed Bronx Doctor Turns Active Shooter

June 29, 2017

ISIS Urges Arson in “Crusader” Nations after Grenfell Tower Fire

June 22, 2017

Southwest Heat Wave Full of Firsts and Superlatives

June 15, 2017

London’s High-Rise Inferno Traps Dozens on Upper Floors

December 15, 2016

Roof Collapses on Crowded Nigerian Church

December 14, 2016

#WednesdayWisdom from…FDNY Pro Firefighter Peter Kenney

Rig placement can set the tone at a fire. The importance of the first-arriving companies positioning their rigs correctly cannot be over-emphasized. Communication plays a significant role in this. With proper training and planning, members should anticipate and be prepared for what “could happen” when positioning […]
December 8, 2016

Firefighter Shot in Post-Operations Ambush

December 8, 2016

FDNY Overcomes Water Loss at Manhattan Two-Alarm Fire

December 1, 2016

‘Black Friday’ Violence Comes a Day Early

November 30, 2016

#WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Firefighter Anthony Caterino

This is certainly the case for FAST Unit Operations. Although our purpose as Firefighters is to save civilian lives and protect property, when a fellow Firefighter becomes the person in danger and in need of rescue, the FAST Unit procedures that we implement will aid in […]
November 28, 2016

Blog: Facebook Data Raises Flag, Responders Should take Note

November 23, 2016

#WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Deputy Chief Michael McLaughlin and Division Chief Christine Mazzola

Research indicates that effective routines shift activities in the brain from the active thinking areas, to the “auto-pilot” regions of the brain. This leaves the active thinking areas with more capability to process unique, non-routine information. Many of the Department’s protocols and procedures are intended to […]