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May 22, 2024

FDNY subway operations and power removal considerations with Battalion Chief Bill Ventura

The New York City subway system is the oldest, longest and most utilized public transportation system in the nation, with 472 stations in operation and more than 2 billion riders in 2023. With these massive numbers come numerous responses for the FDNY throughout the system. Most incidents are minor in […]
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. […]
February 2, 2024

S09, E98 In Studio with FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh

We’re kicking off 2024 by sitting down with FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh to discuss a wide range of topics facing the Department including the ongoing lithium-ion battery crisis and how the FDNY is helping combat it on a national, state and local level, the upcoming strategic […]
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 […]
May 22, 2024

FDNY subway operations and power removal considerations with Battalion Chief Bill Ventura

The New York City subway system is the oldest, longest and most utilized public transportation system in the nation, with 472 stations in operation and more than 2 billion riders in 2023. With these massive numbers come numerous responses for the FDNY throughout the system. Most incidents are minor in […]
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. […]
February 2, 2024

S09, E98 In Studio with FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh

We’re kicking off 2024 by sitting down with FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh to discuss a wide range of topics facing the Department including the ongoing lithium-ion battery crisis and how the FDNY is helping combat it on a national, state and local level, the upcoming strategic […]
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 […]