Kendell Hinds

March 1, 2024

S09, E99 Fighting wind impacted fires in low-rise buildings with FDNY Deputy Chief George Healy

Wind conditions can override the effects of some or all of the other variables that define traditional fire behavior, which can make for challenging conditions for firefighters. In this episode, we discuss fighting wind impacted fires on non-fireproof and low-rise structures with Deputy Chief George Healy. […]
November 30, 2023

S08, E96 Trench Rescue Operations with FDNY Lieutenant Todd Smith

A trench is considered a temporary excavation where both the length of the floor and the depth of the trench exceeds the width of the floor. Construction and underground utility service and repair are a few of the reasons trenches are dug. The large amount of […]
October 30, 2023

Crane Fire and Collapse: Fighting a Fire in the Sky With FDNY Battalion Chiefs Anthony Pascocello and Mark Rosenbaum

In July 2023, Manhattan FDNY companies were dispatched to a high-rise building under construction with reports of a crane on fire. The construction crane was positioned about five stories above the 45-story building when the engine caught fire. Upon arrival, the crane’s boom, which had 16 […]
September 13, 2023

S08, E94 Hope and Spirituality on the Department’s Darkest Day with FDNY Chaplain Monsignor John Delendick

An FDNY Chaplain since 1996, Monsignor John Delendick has comforted, advised, and ministered to the Department’s members and families for nearly three decades. On September 11, 2001, he responded to the terrorist attacks and served as a pathfinder to safety, first aid and ambulances, while providing […]
August 30, 2023

S08, E93 Heavy Clutter Makes for Challenging Rescues with FDNY Lieutenant Chris Walter and Firefighters Roger Buck and Joseph Andres

Members of Ladder Company 108 carried out multiple rescues amongst challenging conditions and heavy clutter at a Brooklyn fire in May of 2022. In this episode, Lieutenant Chris Walter and Firefighters Roger Buck and Joseph Andres discuss the operation with host Battalion Chief Brian Mulry. For […]
July 28, 2023

S08, E92 Emergency Medical Care in an Elevator Shaft with Lieutenant Shlomo Winkler and Paramedic Kira Watkins

In December 2022, two people plummeted five stories down an elevator shaft at the Bronx Terminal Market. Lieutenant Shlomo Winkler, then a Rescue Paramedic, and Paramedic Watkins, together with numerous on-scene units, worked to treat and free the patient trapped beneath the elevator car. Winkler and […]
March 1, 2024

S09, E99 Fighting wind impacted fires in low-rise buildings with FDNY Deputy Chief George Healy

Wind conditions can override the effects of some or all of the other variables that define traditional fire behavior, which can make for challenging conditions for firefighters. In this episode, we discuss fighting wind impacted fires on non-fireproof and low-rise structures with Deputy Chief George Healy. […]
November 30, 2023

S08, E96 Trench Rescue Operations with FDNY Lieutenant Todd Smith

A trench is considered a temporary excavation where both the length of the floor and the depth of the trench exceeds the width of the floor. Construction and underground utility service and repair are a few of the reasons trenches are dug. The large amount of […]
October 30, 2023

Crane Fire and Collapse: Fighting a Fire in the Sky With FDNY Battalion Chiefs Anthony Pascocello and Mark Rosenbaum

In July 2023, Manhattan FDNY companies were dispatched to a high-rise building under construction with reports of a crane on fire. The construction crane was positioned about five stories above the 45-story building when the engine caught fire. Upon arrival, the crane’s boom, which had 16 […]
September 13, 2023

S08, E94 Hope and Spirituality on the Department’s Darkest Day with FDNY Chaplain Monsignor John Delendick

An FDNY Chaplain since 1996, Monsignor John Delendick has comforted, advised, and ministered to the Department’s members and families for nearly three decades. On September 11, 2001, he responded to the terrorist attacks and served as a pathfinder to safety, first aid and ambulances, while providing […]
August 30, 2023

S08, E93 Heavy Clutter Makes for Challenging Rescues with FDNY Lieutenant Chris Walter and Firefighters Roger Buck and Joseph Andres

Members of Ladder Company 108 carried out multiple rescues amongst challenging conditions and heavy clutter at a Brooklyn fire in May of 2022. In this episode, Lieutenant Chris Walter and Firefighters Roger Buck and Joseph Andres discuss the operation with host Battalion Chief Brian Mulry. For […]
July 28, 2023

S08, E92 Emergency Medical Care in an Elevator Shaft with Lieutenant Shlomo Winkler and Paramedic Kira Watkins

In December 2022, two people plummeted five stories down an elevator shaft at the Bronx Terminal Market. Lieutenant Shlomo Winkler, then a Rescue Paramedic, and Paramedic Watkins, together with numerous on-scene units, worked to treat and free the patient trapped beneath the elevator car. Winkler and […]