FDNY Pro Blog

May 25, 2017

Manchester Arena Device Triggered Outside Security Perimeter

May 18, 2017

Hospital Computer Systems Targeted as Part of Global Ransomware Attack

May 11, 2017

Rare, but Serious, Tick-borne Disease Spreading in NE, Great Lakes Regions

May 4, 2017

Narcan Dosage ‘Ineffective’ on ‘Elephant Tranquilizer’ Overdoses in Northeast

April 28, 2017

An Enigma Wrapped in the Predictability of Weather Forecasts

April 28, 2017

S2, E17 Terrorism and Intelligence with FDNY Captain Chris Ward

April 13, 2017

Teacher and Student Killed in San Bernardino School Shooting

April 11, 2017

From the Editor’s Desk, 1st/2017 WNYF

I am on my 20th year of editing WNYF. Where did the time go? I am fortunate to have authors who write on a regular basis; FDNY members such as Assistant Chiefs Joseph W. Pfeifer and Ronald R. Spadafora, Deputy Chief John “Jay” Jonas and Firefighter […]
April 6, 2017

Intentional Fire Caused Georgia Interstate Collapse

March 30, 2017

Parliament Attacker Used WhatsApp Two Minutes Before Rampage

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 […]