PODCAST

February 4, 2022

S07, E74 Lithium-ion Battery Safety and Tactics with FDNY Lieutenant John Cassidy

The increase in popularity of battery-operated mobility devices, like scooters, skateboards and bicycles has meant a dramatic increase in fires in New York City caused by lithium-ion batteries with sometimes fatal consequences. Lt. John Cassidy, Haz-mat Company 1, discusses the dangers of these batteries, tactics and […]
October 31, 2021

S06, E71 WTC Health Impacts Report 20 Years After 9/11 with FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Prezant

The health consequences to the FDNY’s WTC-exposed rescue/recovery workers were both immediate and far-reaching. The FDNY WTC Health Program began treatment day one, monitoring evaluations in October 2001 and continues today. The WTC Health Impacts Report summarizes the health impacts of WTC exposure on the FDNY […]
September 10, 2021

S06 E70 Recounting 9/11 and its Aftermath with FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro

As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches each year, memories of that day moves forefront in the minds of many members of the Department. Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, who was Chief of Operations at the time of the attacks, recounts that fateful day 20 years ago, […]
August 25, 2021

S06, E69 Firefighters Perform Roof Rope Rescue to Save Small Child with FDNY Firefighters Abe Miller and Jairo Sosa

In September 2020, FDNY firefighters Jairo Sosa (Ladder 34) and Abe Miller (Ladder 23) performed a life-saving roof rope rescue, saving a child at a fire in Washington Heights for which they earned well-deserved medals at this year’s Medal Ceremony held in June. The firefighters discuss […]
July 26, 2021

S06, E68 Unconscious Driver Saved from Burning Dump Truck After Crash with FDNY EMTs Gary Hui and Samuel Wright

In most cases, FDNY EMS members have the tools, training and equipment to respond daily to all sorts of emergencies throughout the city. But, occasionally the men and women of FDNY EMS are forced to improvise or make split second decisions to save a life. Despite […]
June 16, 2021

S06, E67 Responding Safely with Deputy Assistant Chief Michael Meyers

Each June the Department commemorates Safety Week by picking a theme and sharing information on a specified topic for all bureaus and units to focus and collaborate on. Run by the FDNY Safety Command, the goal is to increase awareness and ensure safe operations for all […]
February 4, 2022

S07, E74 Lithium-ion Battery Safety and Tactics with FDNY Lieutenant John Cassidy

The increase in popularity of battery-operated mobility devices, like scooters, skateboards and bicycles has meant a dramatic increase in fires in New York City caused by lithium-ion batteries with sometimes fatal consequences. Lt. John Cassidy, Haz-mat Company 1, discusses the dangers of these batteries, tactics and […]
October 31, 2021

S06, E71 WTC Health Impacts Report 20 Years After 9/11 with FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Prezant

The health consequences to the FDNY’s WTC-exposed rescue/recovery workers were both immediate and far-reaching. The FDNY WTC Health Program began treatment day one, monitoring evaluations in October 2001 and continues today. The WTC Health Impacts Report summarizes the health impacts of WTC exposure on the FDNY […]
September 10, 2021

S06 E70 Recounting 9/11 and its Aftermath with FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro

As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches each year, memories of that day moves forefront in the minds of many members of the Department. Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, who was Chief of Operations at the time of the attacks, recounts that fateful day 20 years ago, […]
August 25, 2021

S06, E69 Firefighters Perform Roof Rope Rescue to Save Small Child with FDNY Firefighters Abe Miller and Jairo Sosa

In September 2020, FDNY firefighters Jairo Sosa (Ladder 34) and Abe Miller (Ladder 23) performed a life-saving roof rope rescue, saving a child at a fire in Washington Heights for which they earned well-deserved medals at this year’s Medal Ceremony held in June. The firefighters discuss […]
July 26, 2021

S06, E68 Unconscious Driver Saved from Burning Dump Truck After Crash with FDNY EMTs Gary Hui and Samuel Wright

In most cases, FDNY EMS members have the tools, training and equipment to respond daily to all sorts of emergencies throughout the city. But, occasionally the men and women of FDNY EMS are forced to improvise or make split second decisions to save a life. Despite […]
June 16, 2021

S06, E67 Responding Safely with Deputy Assistant Chief Michael Meyers

Each June the Department commemorates Safety Week by picking a theme and sharing information on a specified topic for all bureaus and units to focus and collaborate on. Run by the FDNY Safety Command, the goal is to increase awareness and ensure safe operations for all […]