Kendell Hinds

April 28, 2023

S08, E89 Challenging Manhattan Roof Rope Rescues from FDNY Fireground with members working in Ladder Company 16, Rescue Company 1 and Battalion 9

On November 5, 2022, FDNY units saved multiple residents from a three-alarm fire in a Manhattan high-rise. The explosive fire, which was ignited by an e-bike’s lithium-ion battery, blocked the first arriving units’ entry into the fire apartment. Multiple firefighters were lowered simultaneously to rescue residents […]
March 17, 2023

S08, E88 Climbing the Ranks with FDNY Battalion Chiefs Michele Fitzsimmons and Rochelle “Rocky” Jones (Retired)

Two trailblazing women of the FDNY, Battalion Chief Rochelle “Rocky” Jones (Retired) and Battalion Chief Michele Fitzsimmons discuss their successful careers with the Department. Chief Fitzsimmons joined the Department in 2001, and currently is the highest-ranking woman firefighter in the FDNY. Chief Jones entered the Department […]
February 14, 2023

S08, E87 Organ Donation Advocacy with Kristina Moon, Wife of Fallen FDNY Firefighter William P. Moon II, and Retired Members Patrick Reynolds and Terrence Jordan

Tragically, on December 12, 2022, Kristina Moon’s husband, Firefighter William P. Moon II, or Billy as everyone called him, suffered a fatal injury while preparing for a training drill at his Brooklyn firehouse. Days later when it became clear that the 21-veteran of the Department would […]
January 24, 2023

S08, E86 Leading New York’s Bravest with FDNY Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh

History was made as New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the appointment, and swore in, Laura Kavanagh as Commissioner of the New York City Fire Department. Commissioner Kavanagh is the 34th commissioner to lead the Department—and the first woman. In her role, she oversees the […]
December 2, 2022

S07, E84 Fighting High Rise Transformer Fires with FDNY Battalion Chief Anthony Pascocello

The heavy demand on electrical usage in high rise buildings warrants the need for high voltage equipment. That is why it’s so important to understand the dangers of this equipment and how units can safely operate at fires involving transformer vault rooms. In this episode, Battalion […]
October 26, 2022

S07, E83 First FDNY EMT to Contract AIDS on Duty Remembered 25 Years Later

2022 marks the 25thanniversary of the untimely death of FDNY EMT Tracy Allen Lee who was the first EMT to contract HIV on duty in the city—and in the country. Allen Lee dedicated her life to caring for others but spent the years leading up to […]
September 27, 2022

S07, E82 Miraculous Survival of 9/11 with FDNY Deputy Chief John “Jay” Jonas (Retired)

As the attacks on the World Trade Center were carried out, most people viewed the collapses from the outside in. However, on September 11, 2001, then-Captain John “Jay” Jonas and five of his firefighters from Ladder Co. 6 were descending Stairwell B with injured civilian, Josephine […]
April 28, 2023

S08, E89 Challenging Manhattan Roof Rope Rescues from FDNY Fireground with members working in Ladder Company 16, Rescue Company 1 and Battalion 9

On November 5, 2022, FDNY units saved multiple residents from a three-alarm fire in a Manhattan high-rise. The explosive fire, which was ignited by an e-bike’s lithium-ion battery, blocked the first arriving units’ entry into the fire apartment. Multiple firefighters were lowered simultaneously to rescue residents […]
March 17, 2023

S08, E88 Climbing the Ranks with FDNY Battalion Chiefs Michele Fitzsimmons and Rochelle “Rocky” Jones (Retired)

Two trailblazing women of the FDNY, Battalion Chief Rochelle “Rocky” Jones (Retired) and Battalion Chief Michele Fitzsimmons discuss their successful careers with the Department. Chief Fitzsimmons joined the Department in 2001, and currently is the highest-ranking woman firefighter in the FDNY. Chief Jones entered the Department […]
February 14, 2023

S08, E87 Organ Donation Advocacy with Kristina Moon, Wife of Fallen FDNY Firefighter William P. Moon II, and Retired Members Patrick Reynolds and Terrence Jordan

Tragically, on December 12, 2022, Kristina Moon’s husband, Firefighter William P. Moon II, or Billy as everyone called him, suffered a fatal injury while preparing for a training drill at his Brooklyn firehouse. Days later when it became clear that the 21-veteran of the Department would […]
January 24, 2023

S08, E86 Leading New York’s Bravest with FDNY Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh

History was made as New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the appointment, and swore in, Laura Kavanagh as Commissioner of the New York City Fire Department. Commissioner Kavanagh is the 34th commissioner to lead the Department—and the first woman. In her role, she oversees the […]
December 2, 2022

S07, E84 Fighting High Rise Transformer Fires with FDNY Battalion Chief Anthony Pascocello

The heavy demand on electrical usage in high rise buildings warrants the need for high voltage equipment. That is why it’s so important to understand the dangers of this equipment and how units can safely operate at fires involving transformer vault rooms. In this episode, Battalion […]
October 26, 2022

S07, E83 First FDNY EMT to Contract AIDS on Duty Remembered 25 Years Later

2022 marks the 25thanniversary of the untimely death of FDNY EMT Tracy Allen Lee who was the first EMT to contract HIV on duty in the city—and in the country. Allen Lee dedicated her life to caring for others but spent the years leading up to […]
September 27, 2022

S07, E82 Miraculous Survival of 9/11 with FDNY Deputy Chief John “Jay” Jonas (Retired)

As the attacks on the World Trade Center were carried out, most people viewed the collapses from the outside in. However, on September 11, 2001, then-Captain John “Jay” Jonas and five of his firefighters from Ladder Co. 6 were descending Stairwell B with injured civilian, Josephine […]