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June 7, 2016

Safety First: Stairwell Management

There is an old adage in the FDNY that if you want to know how many Firefighters there are on the stairs, all you have to do is count the steps and then add one. Stairwell management always has been a challenge for the FDNY. The […]
June 7, 2016

Operations at Queens Water Main Break

June 7, 2016

Origins of the Red Cap Program Revisited

June 7, 2016

Extensive Roof Operations at Bronx Fifth-Alarm Fire

June 7, 2016

Complex Operations at Collapse and Rescue on 38th Street in Manhattan: Workers Pinned and SOC Operations

June 7, 2016

Complex Operations at Collapse and Rescue on 38th Street in Manhattan: Technical and Dangerous V Collapse

June 7, 2016

Complex Operations at Collapse and Rescue on 38th Street in Manhattan: Overview

May 29, 2016

S1, E2 Dangerous V Collapses with FDNY Chief Joseph R. Downey

S1, E2 Dangerous V Collapses with FDNY Chief Joseph R. Downey FDNY Chief Joseph R. Downey on Operating at Technical and Dangerous V Collapses
May 12, 2016

Blog: Review of Lightweight Construction Features

April 5, 2016

S1, E1 Mission to Liberia with FDNY Doctor Dario Gonzalez

Doctor Dario Gonzalez, FDNY Office of Medical Affairs Physician, interviewed by Captain Elizabeth Cascio, Executive Officer to the Fire Commissioner and 32-year veteran of Emergency Medical Service. Doctor Gonzalez serves as the FDNY representative for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Urban Search and Rescue […]
November 2, 2016

Blog: #WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Battalion Chief James M. Canty

Cast-iron columns supporting the first floor may be found in the cellar of taxpayers. These columns are unpredictable and fail, on average, about 30 minutes in fire endurance tests. Here are some other safety considerations for Cellar Fires… When advancing a hose-line into a store cellar, […]
October 31, 2016

Green Energy: Part III–Firefighting Procedures and Fire Protection for Energy Storage Systems

October 31, 2016

Auditory Exclusion and How the Sympathetic Response Affects Our Operational Performance on the Fireground

October 31, 2016

FDNY First on the Scene at Attempted Bank Robbery in Lower Manhattan

October 31, 2016

Second Alarm at 171 Adelphi Street in Brooklyn

October 31, 2016

FDNY and its Use of Tethered Drones

October 31, 2016

Dangerous Renovation Technique Discovered at Manhattan Box 66-0575

October 31, 2016

Preparing for the High-Rise Building Fire