FDNY Editor

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 […]
November 21, 2016

Blog: Fire in a Tenement with a Penthouse Addition

November 17, 2016

Blog: Wildfires in Southeast U.S. Cause Evacuations, Hospitalizations

November 17, 2016

S1, E12: Complex Firefighting Ops at a U-Shaped Multiple Dwelling with FDNY Deputy Chief Jay Jonas and FDNY Battalion Chief Brian Mulry

November 17, 2016

S1, E11 Firefighter Assist and Search Teams with FDNY Firefighter Anthony Caterino and FDNY Deputy Chief Jay Jonas

November 16, 2016

Blog: #WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Deputy Chief John A. (Jay) Jonas

Other Random Thoughts on Search A primary search is more effective if a good size-up is performed. Where is the fire? Are there any fire escapes? What are the avenues of fire travel? What time of day is it? Is a search rope needed? What is […]
November 9, 2016

Blog: #WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Dr. Tremaine Sayles

Diaphragmatic Breathing works to calm your body and ultimately bring you to a more peaceful state physically and mentally. They assist your parasympathetic nervous system by bringing you back to a place of homeostasis. What is Diaphragmatic Breathing? Breathing from your diaphragm oxygenates your blood, which […]
November 7, 2016

Blog: Stack Effect: Wind-Impacted Fires…Without the Wind

November 4, 2016

Blog: Blast from the Past from Division 8, Staten Island